2 OCTOBER 2017

YOUR WORDS


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.

BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.

Index

Email this Page
Bookmark

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
info@btnews.co.uk
© 2017 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 2 OCTOBER 2017

Boeing attacks non-competitor

Tom Appleton, the man who launched the de Havilland Canada Dash 7 and with it London City Airport, has come in with some strong words following an initial decision by the US Department of Commerce to attach a 220% import tax on the Bombardier C Series which Delta Air Lines has on order.

Today, Appleton is a director (and former chairman) of Conair, the world’s largest specialist aerial firefighting company.

“Boeing’s action against the C Series may yet turn out to be a blessing in disguise for Bombardier, once the dust has settled," he said.
 
"Bombardier’s apparent inability to differentiate the C Series from the incumbents in the 150-220 seat market has now been accomplished overnight by its legal/political challenge. The entire airline industry now understands the C Series is very successful technically and very much appreciated by its airline operators and their customers.
 
"It occupies a very different market space and Boeing has given the C Series new credibility. Boeing made a big strategic mistake with the 737 MAX – it really should have created a new, clean-sheet response to the A320neo when it had the opportunity.”  
www.conair.ca

Index/Home page
 

OUR READERS FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum


No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?


Add your comment

First Name
Surname
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
Country/City
Comment
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.
www.btnews.co.uk Subscribe Change details Contact Us Search