Boeing Versus Airbus: The Inside Story of the Greatest International Competition in Business. John Newhouse, Author. Knopf $ (p). Boeing Versus Airbus has ratings and 30 reviews. John Newhouse delivers a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the airline industry from the suppliers to. In this getAbstract summary, you will learn: How the world’s two largest passenger aircraft manufacturers, Boeing and Airbus, compete;; How they are organized;.

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As with many books on the aviation industry this has quickly dated having been written before delivery of the first B and when the development of the A was barely begun. Worth the time I took to read it. Jan 16, Pages Buy. Dec 11, Ken rated it liked it.

It is so lacking in cohesive organization that the last section of the second chapter reads like the end of the book for example. Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge. Jan 20, Greg rated it really liked it. The structure and time line were all over the place. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.

Jan 16, Czarny Pies rated it liked it Recommends it for: John Newhouse delivers a thorough and thoughtful analysis of the airline industry from the suppliers to the airports and how they are connected to these two giants.


While the author attempts to look at the bright spots of the Airbus-EADS structure, it is clear from the writing that he would have preferred to use stronger adjectives when describing its failings. The Big Book of Airplanes.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. It reads like a tennis match and Newhouse provides blame, praise and insight for both airframe manufacturers. It became so frustrating arbus its obvious lack of editing that I began reading sections out loud to my partner who couldn’t believe the English or sentence structure anymore than I could.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. I would recommend looking elsewhere, unless you are so drawn to the subject matter that you can ignore how embarassingly bad this book is executed.

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Nonetheless it provides an adequate history of the competition waged between and by the two firms newhojse still dominate the airplane market in John Newhouse has written seven books and for many years was the Vversus correspondent for The New Yorker. Open Preview See a Problem?

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Great book to read for those who are interested in the airline industry business, also for aviation lovers.


I have traveled many places in the world and if given a choice, I prefer traveling in a Boeing built airplane versus Airbus. Mar 02, Jose rated airgus really liked it. Get to Know Us. A very good accounting of the rivalry over the years between Boeing and Airbus in the market for commercial aircraft.

This makes it sometimes not so pleasurable to read through. It didn’t seem too opinionated towards either Boeing or Airbus. Brad Roberts rated it really liked it Sep 04, State Department during the latter half of the Nwwhouse administration. Could have bee The book has a lot of details about the two companies, their operations, management style and how all of this fares them against one another.

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

As on reading through it, it does seem to be a bit like a number of articles string together. At times repetitive and superficial.

There is nothing quite like it.

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