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. Lots of good information on the air-frame and aircraft industry, but was difficult to follow at points.

Jun 02, Rahool Gadkari rated it really liked it Shelves: Now, after years of heated battle and mismanagement, both companies face bpeing challenge of serving burgeoning Asian markets and stiff competition from China and Japan.

Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business

Combining insider knowledge with vivid prose and insight, John Newhouse delivers a riveting story of these two titans of the sky and boeinb struggles to stay in the air. And he astutely wonders whether the subsidy fight was a good idea, given that it started a tit-for-tat dispute that ultimately could jeopardize the industry’s access to billions in public support.

Could have been a good short read rather than a book.

Nonetheless it provides an adequate history of the competition waged between and by the two firms that still dominate the airplane market in Published January 16th by Alfred A. I needed this book for a project at school and it was really helpful. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Generally speaking, this book attempts to gives both sides a fair review but comes off as unabashedly pro-Boeing.


Read more Read less. Other editions – View all Boeing Versus Airbus: As someone who is semi new to this topic I would have done better with a book for beginners. Knopf first published January 1st Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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The Boeing http: Get to Know Us. Interestingly, this books release coincided with a number of cancelled orders for Airbus’ A Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. He is the author of eight other books, including Cold Dawn and Europe Adrift. The structure and time line were all over the place. Airgus Newhouse takes us through Boeing’s fall in the ‘s, to the corrupted leadership of Airbus in the ‘s.

Reading numerous reviews of travel experiences from various airlines as well as having travele A very good accounting of the rivalry over the years between Boeing and Airbus in the market for commercial aircraft.

Refresh and try again. The current fight has produced dozens of telling anecdotes, some of them repeated by Newhouse and credited to newspaper and magazine reports. To ask other readers questions about Boeing Versus Airbusplease sign up.

Combining insider knowledge with vivid prose and insight, John Newhouse delivers a riveting story of these two titans of the sky and their struggles to stay in the air. Newhouse delivers a book that is must reading for anyone in the aviation industry. The Best Metal of Great book to read for those who are interested in the airline industry business, also for aviation lovers.

The 80 Best Books of At times repetitive and superficial. The biggest issue — timing — Newhouse could do little about. Shares of the Boeing Company were among my first acquisition of U. He examines the critical issues that Boeing has faced in recent years, including its difficult merger with McDonnell Douglas, its controversial move from Seattle to Chicago, and a series of corporate scandals that made front-page news.


Governments line up huge subsidies, tax breaks and research grants. However, Airbus quickly succumbed to the same complacency it once challenged, and Boeing regained its precarious place on top. Anyhow, I didn’t enjoy this book very much.

There are passages when Newhouse shows a flair for storytelling. Excellent read for anyone interested in learning more about how deals are made in the commercial aviation bofing.

With the on-going drama between the two companies, it really is a shame this book was published when it was.

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Oct 09, Naresh rated it it was ok. If you are a seller for this product, would you newbouse to suggest updates through seller support? The inside story of each company in the last ten years.

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