"Boeing's factories are more
efficient than at any time in its history."
-Richard Aboulafia, an aerospace analyst at
Teal Group, in the Aug. 8 issue of Business Week
"It was amazing. Now I don't
have to stress out before every flight."
-Attorney Ortwin Freyermuth, who recently
used the Connexion by Boeing in-flight high-speed Internet service aboard
a Lufthansa German Airlines flight from Munich to Los Angeles, in the
Aug. 8 New York Times. The Times said Freyermuth typically spends the
moments before such a trip sending a flurry of last-minute e-mail messages,
in anticipation of traveling incommunicado.
simple fact is that the 7E7 will be more fuel-efficient than the [Airbus]
A380 or any other Airbus product. This is what [Alan Thein] Durning should
take pride in. The 7E7 team certainly does."
-Walt Gillette, Commercial Airplanes vice
president, Engineering, Manufacturing and Partner Alignment, 7E7 Program,
in an Aug. 5 Seattle Times letter to the editor. Gillette responded to
an opinion piece by Alan Thein Durning, executive director of Northwest
Environment Watch, claiming that the A380 is more efficient in energy
use per passenger mile than the 7E7.