Tag: Boeing

  • S7 cancels Dreamliners

    Russian airline S7 has cancelled a contract to buy 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for delivery in 2014 and will seek to lease the planes instead. “S7 retains interest in using the Dreamliner and wants to take the planes under...... Read More
  • Airbus tops Boeing deliveries in ’08 but predicts soft ’09

    European aircraft maker Airbus once again took top spot in global airliner production for the sixth year running in 2008, with a 7 per cent rise in deliveries, to a record 483 planes. Deliveries comprised 386 A320 family aircraft,...... Read More
  • Boeing set to slash 4,500 jobs

    Chicago-based Boeing has announced that it will eliminate 4,500 jobs from its commercial work force in 2009, with 60-day layoff notices going out next month. Most of the jobs will be cut from its Seattle-based commercial airplane division. The...... Read More
  • B787 problems force A330 freighter delay

    Ongoing production delays of Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft is resulting in customers looking to Airbus passenger aircraft as a replacement which is forcing Airbus to postpone production of its freighters. Setbacks in technical development and an eight-week...... Read More
  • Delta to fiddle with Boeing orders following NW integration

    Delta Air Lines, which bought Northwest Airlines in October, plans to make major changes to aircraft orders both had previously placed with Boeing, according to The Wall Street Journal. Delta is likely to scale back a Northwest order for...... Read More
  • Americas : Boeing strike deadlock more bad news

    Airlines waiting for Boeing aircraft deliveries have no immediate hope in sight as the strike at the US planemaker’s Everett assembly plant near Seattleappears no closer to a resolution. This follows the adjournment of a second round of mediated...... Read More
  • Americas : American makes dramatic B787 order

    Defying the global economic slowdown and resultant airline industry malaise, not to mention labour turmoil and delayed 787 production at Boeing’s key Everett production facility, American Airlines has signed a massive B787 purchase agreement, encompassing up to 100 aircraft....... Read More
  • Boeing

    Boeing and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers reached tentative agreement on a new four-year contract covering 27,000 employees in Washington, Oregon and Kansas. Union leadership is recommending that employees vote to ratify the contract. The company...... Read More
  • Americas: Boeing production still idle from ongoing strike

    Boeing and the International Association of Machinists union appear far apart and unwilling to compromise to settle a strike, both sides indicate as the strike enters its second month. With a strike by Boeing machinists idling some 27,000 workers...... Read More
  • Boeing

    Boeing Commercial Airplanes VPMarketing Randy Tinseth told reporters in Tokyo that “frankly we do not know when the [machinists] strike will end” and that the manufacturer will have to “reassess our production, deliveries and program schedule for the 787...... Read More