Thursday, December 17, 2015

Etihad, The Force Awakens

Where in the heck is the UAE? What does this place matter and why does Boeing owe its allegiance to its flag? All good questions for those stuck at a terminal reading a thrown away TED magazine. Stop, drop, and roll you're on fire if you think of Etihad as something special. 

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Exhibit 1: Boeing smugly hides data on its website;


Model SeriesEngFirst OrderOrdersDeliveriesUnfilledFirst Delivery
777-300ERGE30-Nov-20041818-27-Jan-2006
777FGE10-Mar-200863321-Jun-2011
777XGE17-Nov-201325-25
777 Total492128
787-10GE14-Nov-201330-30
787-9GE10-Mar-20084153631-Dec-2014
787 Total71566