That the very large aircraft market has its limits has long been recognized by Boeing and Airbus. But five years after entry into service of the Airbus A380 and two years after the Boeing 747-8F was first delivered, even their existing backlogs appear to be partially under threat.
At an awards ceremony in April, Boeing Co honored 14 "suppliers of the year." Prominent among them: BAE Systems Plc, the British arms maker now in talks to merge with Boeing's biggest civilian rival, EADS, maker of Airbus jets.
SEATTLE/NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A 787 that rolled out of Boeing's factory in Everett, Washington, in January was hailed as an important milestone: the first Dreamliner built at a rate
Boeing is expected to have another banner year in 2014, but to succeed in the long run, it will have to slash the cost of building the Dreamliner while meeting ambitious delivery schedules for six new commercial-jet models it plans to churn out in...
A small team of top machinists at Boeing’s Auburn plant is building high-strength containment boxes for the lithium-ion batteries on the 787 as part of a redesign to get the planes flying again as soon as April.