The founder of Southwest Airlines is adding a new wrinkle to the debate on Boeing’s next move in the single-aisle market; Herb Kelleher says the company should develop an all-new replacement for the Boeing 737 in response to Airbus’s A320NEO (new engine option). But, there’s a catch. If Boeing is going to offer an all-new jet, he believes airlines will need it by 2018, which is one to two years earlier than the service entry dates floated by Boeing. “If they’re going to build a new ...
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