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25 Nov, 2013

Boeing’s “Future of Washington” ad features Airbus | GulfNews.com

Washington: An advertisement placed in The Seattle Times on Wednesday by a group hoping to encourage Washington state to keep up its fight to secure the coveted work on the new Boeing 777 includes a notable miscue.

At the top of the full-page ad, under the all-caps text “The Future of Washington,” is pictured not a Boeing jet, but rather an A320 from archrival Airbus.

The ad, which prominently displays the logo of the Washington Aerospace Partnership, a coalition of business, labour and government groups championing the industry, urges state lawmakers to pass a large-scale roads-and-transit tax package that Boeing executives have said would make the state a more desirable venue for future projects.

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