CXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3447 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (4 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4886 times:
I am sure Airbus and Boeing listen to LH and AF/KL as much as QR/EK. However, currently, EK/QR are the two airlines making massive orders. Therefore, it seems like Airbus and Boeing are designing for them. In the short term, EK and QR are the two airlines that are putting money in Boeing/Airbus' wallets.
blueflyer From Tuvalu, joined Jan 2006, 4949 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (4 years 8 months 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 4846 times:
How many A320s is an A380 worth? Is a customer's importance best measured on the size of the fleet, the value of the fleet, the frequency of new orders, or the amount of spare parts and after-sale services purchased from Airbus?
I don't have the answer, but I think this is much more complicated than merely counting aircraft.
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