Re: 1998 1st half order update

Date:         26 Jul 98 23:57:02 
From: (David Bromage)
Organization: Customer of Access One Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
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Galen L. Hinshaw ( wrote:

> H Andrew Chuang wrote in message <6o6e8t$>...
> >Boeing barely matches Airbus in the first half.  If you take away the
> >non-7-series sales (i.e., ex-MD products including 717), Boeing trails
> >Airbus by 41 planes!

> And if you take away the 300-series sales, Airbus trails Boeing by 282
> planes! What's the point? Sales are sales.

How do they compare by total seat numbers in the new orders? Numbers of
planes are all well and good, but one big plane could have the same number
seats as 3-5 smaller planes.