Osubuckeyes
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Why Is Boeing Canceling The 757?

Sat Mar 06, 2004 12:54 pm

Why is Boeing canceling the 757? Lots of airlines have them. Its an awesome plane to fly. Has good capacity, good fuel efficiency and good popularity. So why?
 
teahan
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RE: Why Is Boeing Canceling The 757?

Sat Mar 06, 2004 12:57 pm

Answer is simple: Airlines aren't ordering them.

Do a search on the 757, you'll find 10s of topics....

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starrion
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RE: Why Is Boeing Canceling The 757?

Sat Mar 06, 2004 1:02 pm

Short version:

-Lot's of them built, they're very durable, and there is a ton sitting out in the desert waiting for someone to use them for cheap money.
-The 737NG carry nearly as many people and cost less to operate.

No orders for Boeing, so no more to build.
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tekelberry
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RE: Why Is Boeing Canceling The 757?

Sat Mar 06, 2004 2:36 pm

They're not cancelling it. They're just stopping production.

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