Thu, Jan 22, 2009
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Technological risk, weak airline traffic and low fuel
prices all work against new aircraft programs Those are three great
reasons not to be in a new jetliner program today. We just don't
see it happening."
Source: Teal Group analyst Richard Aboulafia.
Officials at Bombardier are looking to wedge their way into the
market for airliners of 110-to-130 seats, and have a promising
development program started for their CSeries jet. But company
execs say they're finding it difficult to have their projected 2013
start of deliveries taken seriously by the airlines after widely
publicized delays in new projects at Boeing and Airbus.
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