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| Boeing Helps China with Y2K Problem
March 9, 1999 (BEIJING) -- American aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co.
is helping China solve the millennium bug problem.
|Boeing has solved the Y2K problems related to its aircraft, and is actively
providing technical consulting services to Chinese airline companies
and other domestic clients.
All aspects involving the production and operations of Boeing aircraft
depend heavily on computers. Therefore, finding solutions to Y2K problems
represented an urgent task for the company, and the aviation industry
as a whole.
"We have developed updated software and hardware packages to overcome
possible problems, and we ensure the safety of all Boeing aircraft,"
a company official said.
Boeing has distributed a complete sets of materials which will enable
clients to deal with the problem. It also plans to sponsor a seminar
to inform Chinese customers of Y2K solutions.
(Xinhua News Agency)
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