Re: UA 777

Date:         30 Nov 98 03:07:45 
From:         Niraj Agarwalla <niraj@shore.net>
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On 20 Nov 1998, MAC wrote:

> Am I right in thinking that UA is suffering high costs because of 777
> engine problems?
>
> Out of 8 flights in the last year I have had 4 delays or cancellations
> because of engine related problems...am I unlucky or typical?

  Every new aircraft types gets a few teething problems.  BA had big
problems with their GE90-equipped 777s.  It got to the point that
BA decided on the RR engines to equip their next batch of 777s.

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