Re: A340-500/600 vs. B777-200X/B747-200X etc.

Date:         21 Nov 97 01:59:51 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc@geocities.com>
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Robin Johnson wrote:
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> Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc@geocities.com> wrote:
> >Both Virgin (VS) and Air Canada (AC) signed LOI, thus no firm orders.
> >According to AW&ST the target for industrial launch of the -500/600
> >program is 25 orders. VS has LOI for 16 -600. (snip)
>
> I believe the Virgin deal was for 8 firm, 8 option

According to multiple sources on the net and magazines the order is for
16 A346. The well informed Seattle times reported "Of 18 aircraft that
Virgin plans to order, 16 are Airbus A340-600s". But as always in the
a/c order business, the only to know for sure are the manufacturer and
the customer, all the others depend on the info which the media are told
...

Rgds,
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