The commercial airline industry is one of the most volatile, dog-eat-dog enterprises in the world, and in the late s, Europe’s Airbus overtook. In this getAbstract summary, you will learn: How the world’s two largest passenger aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, compete;; How they are organized;. Boeing Versus Airbus has ratings and 30 reviews. John Newhouse delivers a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the airline industry from the suppliers to.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Stay in Touch Sign up. Newhouse too often provides lengthy discourses on events and decisions that are decades old and competitors that have turned to dust.

Also, while the book mentions that the A killed the line and gives some insight into howI would have liked some more info on that particular topic – its a pretty big story and seemed like an afterthought more than a main topic. John Newhouse is a highly qualified observer who has very sound judgement concerning the trends in the industry. Jan 20, Greg rated it really liked it. However, despite the fact that Newhouse’s conclusions and forecasts have subsequently proven to have been very solid, the research effort for the book seems perfunctory at best.

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The Ultimate Book of Flight. Please try again later. Maybe that is a writing style, but it seemed a bit tedious at times. Airbus, finding fault for the A breakdown, johhn out one CEO.

Boeing’s production-line shutdown is nearly a decade old too. I needed this book for a project at school and it was really helpful. John Newhouse No preview available – Mar 02, Jose rated it really liked it. More a collection of newspaper articles than a historical account.


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Still the book provides a nice preview of what may be the future of commercial aviation. It is so lacking in cohesive organization that the last section of the second chapter reads like the end alrbus the book for example. Other editions – View all Boeing Versus Airbus: Now, after years of heated battle and mismanagement, both companies face the challenge of nswhouse burgeoning Asian markets and stiff competition from China and Japan. Aug 31, K C rated it it was ok. However, Airbus quickly succumbed to the same complacency it once challenged, and Boeing regained its precarious place on top.

Published January 16th by Alfred A. Apr 26, Kathy D rated it it was amazing.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The fight for supremacy between two aircraft-making giants. But overall, the author aigbus and succeeds to portray a balanced view of the competition between the two giants of the commercial aircraft production industry. The battle between Boeing and Airbus is important and dramatic. He describes the cultural crack-up that occurred after Boeing merged with McDonnell Douglas in and executives from the latter rankled Boeing employees with their hard-nose, bottom-line approach.

Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is a near-perfect success both as a grand statement of solidarity and as a gorgeously wrought, long-overdue story of black life and black love. Airbus, which had taken the lead in sales and buzz, has dashed that all with a production-line boeingg that has put its new airplane, the super-jumbo A, two years behind schedule. It isn’t entirely irredeemable, but The House that Jack Built’ s familiar gimmicks say much more about Lars von Trier as a brand than as a provocateur or artist.


Would be interesting to see an update about Boeing’s issues with the especially as it had to bring much of the work back in house to get it completed properly. Airbus’ leaders can be intriguing as well, but Newhouse never captures the new crop of leaders whose egos and unfortunate decisions have caused such calamity.

Vintage; Reprint edition 8 January Language: I got stuck on many a sentence trying to figure out what the author was vss to say. Showing of 3 reviews. Excellent read for anyone interested in learning more about how deals are made in the commercial aviation business.

Boeing Versus Airbus by John Newhouse

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Boeing is like this, Airbus is like that. Adam McKay’s gonzo Dick Cheney biopic satire, Vice, won’t be compared to Shakespeare, but it shares aigbus Bard’s disinterest in supervillains’ motivations. I found Joe Sutters recollections of the development of the Strong as that tale is, it occurred inas did the Boeing merger with McDonnell Douglas. Some of the characters described were certainly larger than life too.

These two companies are the two biggest rivals in the aviation industry and the biggest business rivals internationally.