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Aircraft Ind. / British Airways / Boeing #499641

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 10, 1978
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(Studio) British Airways announcement of plans to buy planes from Boeing detailed. Boeing engineers' work on other passenger planes in Seattle reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Seattle, WA) Boeing's attempts to develop planes that will continue to compete in world market, especially against planes like new airbus by Europe's Airbus Ind., detailed. Eastern Airlines recent purchase from Airbus and companies competition with Boeing for order from United Air Lines noted. [Boeing Vice President Dean THORNTON - notes European govts.' financial backing of Boeing's competition and that company can't match this backing, especially that from W. Germany.] United's plane choice reported as expected to affect which plane will be chosen by Delta, American and other American airlines.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff

Chancellor, John;
Sternoff, Bill

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