Re: Saudi MD-11's ???

Date:         23 Nov 97 03:04:03 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>Can anyone advise as to the delay in delivery of Saudia Arabian
>Airline's MD-11's.
>... last we
>know the 4 MD-11's are sitting in Long Beach ready for delivery.

There were at least four Saudi 777s and one or two 747-400s on the
flight line at Paine Field (Everett, WA) a month ago, too.  The
holdup apparently is financing -- I read something in AvLeak in the
last week or so about a resolution being close, with deliveries
expected to begin early next year.

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