AMERICAS: Boeing boosting 747-8 and 777 production

Boeing says it will speed up its production plans for its 747 and 777 aircraft “in anticipation of greater demand from commercial airlines in a couple of years.” “We see 2010 as the year of overall economic recovery within the industry and 2011 a year where airlines return to profitability,” Randy Tinseth, vice president of […]


Boeing says it will speed up its production plans for its 747 and 777 aircraft “in anticipation of greater demand from commercial airlines in a couple of years.”

“We see 2010 as the year of overall economic recovery within the industry and 2011 a year where airlines return to profitability,” Randy Tinseth, vice president of Marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes said. “As a result, we anticipate an increase in demand for airplanes in 2012 and beyond.”