Re: Orders for Airliners in 1997

Date:         26 Jan 98 01:46:12 
From:         Marc Hookerman <>
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In article <airliners.1998.203@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
	kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) wrote:

>>ATR is a division of Airbus.
>Wrong.  ATR (Avions de Transport Regional) was a 50-50 partnership
>between Aerospatiale (France) and Alenia/Finmeccanica (Italy).  Aero-
>spatiale also happens to be a major partner in Airbus, but that indirect
>connection is the only business tie between Airbus and ATR.

And what is different from what I said.  ATR was a 50-50 partnership
with Aerospatiale which is a major partner with Airbus.  And how did
that not make ATR a part of Airbus Industrie?