Re: pre-Farnborough comments [long]

Date:         23 Aug 98 14:33:51 
From:         JF Mezei <>
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Attributions from various posters.

> >  A330-200/B767-400ER
> > The longer-range, more current A330-200 is out-selling the B767-400ER by
> > a two-to-one margin.  Other than Delta and Continental, Boeing has not
> > been able to secure any other sizable orders.

Is it fair to compare one sub-model of a plane with another submodel of
another plane ?

Wouldn't it be more representative to compare sales of A330 vs B767 ?

What if Boeing had a huge order of 767-300, and just a few token orders
of 767-400, the above comparison would leave out a big piece of
information. Or is the 767-300 no longer orderable ?

> The problem with the 764 is that is half a 767 (design wise) and half a 777
> (cockpit wise).

Can't the 767-400 adjust the layout of its cockpit to emulate that of a
conventional 767 as is the case for the recent 737s ?