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Competition between Airbus and Boeing

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  1. a result of the two companies' domination of the large jet airliner market since the 1990s, which is itself a consequence of numerous corporate failures and mergers within the global aerospace industry over the years. Airbus began its life as a conso

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  2. In March 2008 the announcement that Boeing had lost a $40bn contract to Airbus to build parts for the new in-flight refuelling aircraft KC-45A for the USAF drew angry protests in Congress

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  3. Other manufacturers, such as Lockheed, Convair in the US and Dornier, Fokker in Europe, have pulled out of the civil aviation market after disappointing sales figures and economical problems, while the collapse of the Eastern Bloc and their trade org

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  4. All this has left Boeing and Airbus in a near-duopoly in the global market for large commercial jets comprising narrow-body aircraft, wide-body aircraft and jumbo jet, even though Embraer has gained market shares with their narrow-body aircrafts in t

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  5. The two companies received about 6,100 (Airbus 6,157, Boeing 6,084) orders each in the decade between 1998 and 2007, and they fight for the best commercial figures every year

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