In fairness to all, we don't discuss pricing on the Wall. Thanks for your cooperation.
is this where we fall behind other countries?
I visited the excellent Boeing website, and made a suggestion:
Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2013 9:57 AM
To: GRP Boeing, WWWMail
Subject: Boeing.com Feedback - Aviation enthusiast
Name: Nicholas Bonham-Carter
Relationship with Boeing: Aviation enthusiast
Comment/Question: All your design emphasis is now on fuel economy during flight, but you could save more fuel on the ground as well, if there were a waiting tractor to tow the plane to the gate, or if there were buses which would go out to meet the plane, and pick up the passengers, and luggage. Nicholas Bonham-Carter
to which they replied:
Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately, The Boeing Company receives hundreds of unsolicited ideas each year. While we are always interested in improvements to our products and processes, the volume of such unsolicited communications has grown to the point where we cannot evaluate them. Please do not submit unsolicited ideas for consideration.
perhaps if I had a suggestion related to battery fires they would have been more responsive!!