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Boeing rules out 757-sized replacement for new narrowbody

Boeing has ruled out developing a significantly larger 200 seat 757-sized aircraft to replace today's Next Generation 737s, and will instead focus its product development studies around an aircraft "modestly bigger" than today's 145 to 180-seat 737-700 and -800.
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Boeing’s missteps on 787 cost it ‘billions upon billions’

Boeing’s outsourcing missteps on the 787 Dreamliner program cost billions of dollars, but the company has learned from those and the airplane is still on track to be profitable, top executives said.
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Boeing Weighs Options for Planes

Replacement to its best-selling 737 aircraft family would be only "modestly bigger" than the existing jets if it opted to build an all-new plane this decade.
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Boeing Jumbo Jet Seen at Risk for Delay in ‘Year of the 747’

Boeing Jumbo Jet Seen at Risk for Delay in ‘Year of the 747’ | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co .’s plan to ship the first of its newest jumbo jets by mid-2011 as part of the “Year of the 747” risks another delay that would add to the 18-month setback for the plane, two analysts said.
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NLRB: Boeing Not Shut Out of S.C.

NLRB: Boeing Not Shut Out of S.C. | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Hysteria over an NLRB ruling on Boeing's South Carolina 787 plant obscures the ruling's limited scope.
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Southwest VP: 2020 is too long to wait for a new airplane

"We've got fleet of 200 airplanes out there at some point we're going to have to do something with and we can't wait until 2020," says Southwest Airlines vice president operations coordination center, Jeff Martin in regard to the carrier's aging block of 737-300s and -500s.
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Boeing holds up 747-8 line for a month as work backs up

Boeing holds up 747-8 line for a month as work backs up | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing will stop moving planes forward on its 747-8 jet production line in Everett for a month so mechanics can catch up on a backlog of thousands of unfinished jobs that are choking the line.
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Boeing May Risk More Penalties After Sixth 787 Delay

Penalty payments to 787 buyers may reach about $5 billion, Myles Walton, a Deutsche Bank AG analyst in New York, said before today’s delay.
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Aeroflot seeks penalty payments from Boeing for late deliveries

Aeroflot seeks penalty payments from Boeing for late deliveries | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Aeroflot, Russia's largest airline threatened a $100 million penalty to Boeing, which has postponed delivery of 22 Boeing-787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft from 2014 to 2016.
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Boeing moots radical revamp of 737

Boeing is looking at a radical revamp of its venerable 737 aircraft, the world’s most widely-flown commercial jet, including a plan for an all-new aircraft with a main body made of the plastic composites used in its ground-breaking 787 Dreamliner.
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Boeing sends Z23 to customers with new 787 delivery dates

Boeing sends Z23 to customers with new 787 delivery dates | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing's 787 updated production schedule - also known as Z23 - is now out and being shared with customers, who in turn, are providing delivery guidance publicly on the arrival of their first Dreamliners, if they choose to do so.
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Boeing Must Add 787 Line After Union Retaliation

Boeing Must Add 787 Line After Union Retaliation | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co. should be forced to open a Washington state assembly line after violating workers’ rights by building a 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina, away from its Seattle-area union labor force.
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Boeing may re-engine 737 if it cannot redesign

Boeing will "retain the ability" to re-engine the current model of its hot-selling 737 narrowbody jet should the company be unable to produce a completely redesigned version, Chief Executive Jim McNerney said.
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Boeing lifts the cover on new 787-10X rendering

Boeing lifts the cover on new 787-10X rendering | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
In his Boeing Investor Conference presentation today, 787 vice president and general manager, Scott Fancher, included something extra in his accompanying slides: A new rendering of Boeing's 787-10X.
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Boeing will build next 787's first horizontal tails in Seattle

Boeing has decided the horizontal tails on the next version won't be made in Italy, as they are for the initial 787-8 model.
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Boeing says 747-8 still on track for 2011

NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) - Boeing Co , which isramping up production of its 747-8 airplane, denied a newsreport that it is freezing production for a month and delayingdelivery.
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Boeing 787 engine certified for extended operations

Boeing 787 engine certified for extended operations | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration granted ETOPS certification for jets with two Trent 1000 engines to fly 330 minutes from the nearest airport, allowing long-range ocean and polar routes.
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Air India blames Boeing for financial woes

Air India has claimed $710 million in compensation from Boeing. Boeing has agreed so far to pay $145 million.
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A wing and a prayer: outsourcing at boeing

The Dreamliner is three years behind schedule and massively over budget. What went wrong? Critics point to outsourcing.
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Delivery date of Qantas 787s up in the air

Delivery date of Qantas 787s up in the air | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
QANTAS still does not have a definitive delivery date for its new aircraft type, the Boeing 787.
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Boeing’s Delays on 787 May End as Analysts See On-Time Entry

Boeing’s Delays on 787 May End as Analysts See On-Time Entry | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
The world’s first composite-plastic airliner probably will be delivered to its first customer, Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co., by September as promised, according to 10 of 11 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.
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Boeing still struggling with 787

Boeing still struggling with 787 | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
While Boeing may meet its deadline to deliver the first 787 to All Nippon Airways of Japan before Sept. 30, the production pace projected for 2011 appears out of reach.
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Boeing set to expand 787 mod operation

Boeing set to expand 787 mod operation | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing is advancing toward full-activation of what it sees as a second 787 factory at its Everett, Washington facility, one designed to incorporate the aircraft's final certified configuration into dozens of Dreamliners already built.
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