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Boeing Plan Working. Sianora Stonecipher & Condit  
User currently offlineIwok From Sweden, joined Jan 2005, 1108 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1551 times:

Boeing order boom helped by beefed up trading unit
Tue Jun 14, 2005 1:47 PM ET
By Christian Plumb

LE BOURGET, France, June 14 (Reuters) - Boeing Co. (BA.N: Quote, Profile, Research) is set to surmount Airbus' (EAD.PA: Quote, Profile, Research) 4-year order lead in 2005 thanks in part to a new unit that helps airlines fill gaps in their fleets, the jetmaker's sales head said on Tuesday.

The unit, established in January, has played a key role in several successful deals this year, including a 28-plane agreement with leasing giant International Leasing Finance Corp. (AIG.N: Quote, Profile, Research) announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday.

Full Article here

Looks like the Boeing sales machine is finally getting into stride. For decades Boeing sat around like a fat cat totally ignoring the Airbus threat. A little dose of humility is always good for business (and for the travelling public.)

The group was set up in January. Was this Stoncipher's doing?


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User currently offlineIkramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 22175 posts, RR: 59
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1530 times:

Does "filling gaps" include the B orders for mostly A carriers that seem to fill certain niches for those airlines either in size, range, or delivery window?

Of all the things to worry about... the Wookie has no pants.
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