Date: 29 Mar 98 23:09:26 From: Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang) Organization: Concentric Internet Services References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1998.501@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Thomas A. Beckley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >Isn't Boeing currently offering the 767-200 to the national airline in >India. I remember seeing somewhere that Boeing and Airbus were competing >for it and there was a lot of mud slinging because both airlines were >offering "older" model airliners. I think Boeing started it because Airbus >was offering the A300 (or maybe the A310) and Boeing came out and said >Airbus doesn't even make that plane anymore, and Airbus responded by saying >Boeing hasn't sold a 767-200 since 1991. Taiwan's EVA Air was found around 1991/92. They have taken delivery of non-ER B767-200 from Boeing as late as 1995 or 1996. I believe they have four of them. If your Airbus quote is accurate, then Airbus's response is off by quite a few years.