Boeings record sales weaken case in subsidy fight

By Arthur Page

Release Date: January 13, 2006

An article in the Chicago Tribune on Boeing's record number of airplane orders in 2005, which may end up hurting its case in the trade war with European competitor Airbus, quotes David Pritchard, a research associate with the Canada-U.S. Trade Center in the Department of Geography, who said "Boeing can't have it both ways. You can't have record sales and say these subsidies are damaging us." Go to article.