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Boeing's McNerney: Doesn't Exult In Airbus Trouble  
User currently offlineVC10DC10 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1037 posts, RR: 3
Posted (7 years 7 months 4 weeks 8 hours ago) and read 2041 times:

From the Associated Press, via Stuff.co.nz, (http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/4046760a6026.html) fair use quote:

"Mr McNerney told shareholders that last year 'we turned the corner and positioned ourselves for a very exciting future'.

"He said 2007 was 'off to a good clean start'.
...
"But he declined an opportunity to take a potshot at Airbus, whose lengthy delays with its superjumbo A380 sent many orders to Boeing instead.

"'They have gone through some difficulties the last couple of years, but we've had times in our history where we've run into difficulties.' he said.

"'I'm convinced they'll get through them and they're going to be the formidable competitor they've been over the last couple of decades. I don't exult in their difficulties at all.'"

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User currently offlineFlysherwood From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 1115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 7 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1816 times:

Boeing is a very well run company. I am very proud to own some shares. And he may be right, Airbus just may pull it together sooner rather than later. In the interest of keeping innovation alive in this industry, I hope they get it right very soon.

User currently offlinePanAm747 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4242 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (7 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1777 times:

Very classy!! Hats off to McNerney...  thumbsup 

Good competition keeps technological advancements happening. Both companies know this. Airbus will get through their troubles eventually, and learn their lesson.



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User currently offlineTeme82 From Finland, joined Mar 2007, 1649 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1627 times:
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Quoting PanAm747 (Reply 2):
Very classy!! Hats off to McNerney... thumbsup

Ditto that!

I think it's good for everyone that B and A are making great planes. So I hope that both companies will survive for as long as I live. =)



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