Re: A330-100?

Date:         17 Oct 99 23:29:25 
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H Andrew Chuang <> wrote:
> Singapore's B777 order did take place after SQ was searching for
> an A310 replacement.  However, the B777 order was not an A310
> replacement.  Singapore is still actively looking for an A310
> replacement.

My understanding (from SQ sources) is that SQ's intention was indeed to
replace A310s with 777-200s, counting on traffic growth to keep load
factors up. But the Asian crisis meant traffic declined, so that the
777-200 would have been too large for most routes, so the A310s were
retained and a search for a replacement continues.

Stefano Pagiola
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