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Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 9:44 am

CNN - Chicago - In a shock announcement, Boeing today annonced that it will call a halt to all commercial airplane production in 5 years. Phil Condit, CEO and chairman, issued a brief statement a few minutes ago saying that Boeing found the market volatile and that the halt is to coincide with 35000 job losses already anounced.

More on this breaking news story at http://www.cnn.com
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 9:45 am

Ha... Ha... Ha...

Forgot about the date, really set me off there  Big thumbs up
 
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 10:17 am

Yea, right. Things WILL change in 5 years. Remember how crowded the skies were supposed to get before 9/11. Check out the Sept. issue of Popular Science. And if Boeing decides not to step up to the task, someone else will. What will Boeing do, anyway?
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:02 pm


I did not see any report on CNN.com, is this supposed to be a joke or something?
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:06 pm

The more you read the joke,
the less jokey it seems.
Try it.
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:10 pm

Hey ya'll, it isn't March 31st all over the world.
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:14 pm

April fools for fools  Big grin, it most be April 1st in Europe .
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:14 pm


Oh, ha ha I get it. But it dosen't work here in the US, it's still March 31st!
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:36 pm

I heard that Airbus will be following suit.... Presumably, Embraer will be taking over production of the Super Jumbo, renaming it the Super Jumbo Regional Jet.
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:41 pm

ABOUT TIME- A SUPER JUMBO REGIONAL JET!

Surely that will find a market with carriers such as "Air Timbuctoo", "Fly Cloud Nine" and "Air New Zealand".

Well, the point of choice is the option to be able to choose badly!

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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 12:45 pm

You really scared me there for a second! That's one hell of an April Fools Joke 777236ER! Nice one!
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 4:30 pm

Whoa!!

Thats all I've got to say,

WHOA!!

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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 4:33 pm

A super jumbo RJ! I'm sure Delta will order enough of them to tie up the production line for at least the next 20 years as long as they don't carry more than 70 passengers so that Comair and ASA can have them. Will they have the range to make ATL-NRT/HKG non stop?
 
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RE: Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!

Mon Apr 01, 2002 7:36 pm

And FOKKER is gonna built the Sonic Cruiser!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

1 April FOOL....

Cheers,
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