Airbus Versus Boeing Japan Battle Switches To ANA

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By Siva Govindasamy and Tim Hepher SINGAPORE/TOULOUSE (Reuters) - Stung by the loss of a multi-billion dollar jet order from Japan Airlines to arch-rival Airbus , Boeing will mount a all-out defense of its position with Japan's other major airline, ANA, a source close to the U.S. planemaker said. Boeing executives are still trying to understand why long-time customer JAL ordered 31 Airbus A350s - worth $9.5 billion at list prices - in a deal, announced on Monday, that was the U.S. company's first major loss in Japan. ...

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