Re: Maybe Boeing was Right

Date:         01 Mar 97 18:42:14 
From:         "J. Heilig" <>
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Robert Carpenter wrote:
> Flight International says that Airbus has withdrawn all of US Air's
> 1998 and 1999 delivery positions because USAir has been unable to (1)
> come up with the money, and (2) obtain wage concessions from staff.
> So the hundreds of Airbuses won't be arriving soon at USAir.
> Maybe Boeing was right in taking a walk from sales to US Air.  Or
> maybe this is just more hardball for US Air in its staff wage
> negotiations.  Time may tell.

	Precisely as I predicted.  I have no vested interest in either
USAirways, Boeing or Airbus, but I just have this gut feeling that even
if Airbus had agreed to build them the airplanes, USAirways won't be
around long enough to take delivery of many, if any, of them.

Jennings Heilig