Posts: 979
Joined: Wed Jan 26, 2005 2:35 pm

Boeing Plan Working. Sianora Stonecipher & Condit

Wed Jun 15, 2005 10:07 am

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?

Posts: 14241
Joined: Mon May 23, 2005 9:33 am

RE: Boeing Plan Working. Sianora Stonecipher & Condit

Wed Jun 15, 2005 10:19 am

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.

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos