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Boeing disputes 737 Max development cost report

Boeing disputes the cost estimates detailed in a recent Bernstein Research note claiming development of the 737 Max will be twice that of the Airbus A320neo,...
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Boeing Seeks to Capture $1 Trillion of Orders for Fuel-Efficient 737 MAX

Boeing Seeks to Capture $1 Trillion of Orders for Fuel-Efficient 737 MAX | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Boeing Co. is counting on the 737 MAX, the new version of the world’s most widely flown jetliner, to help capture half of a $2 trillion market in the next 20 years and fend off a challenge from Airbus SAS. [...] Deliveries of the 737 MAX should begin in 2017, two years after Airbus’s upgraded A320neo.

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Boeing's McNerney: Renton can't count on new 737

Boeing's McNerney: Renton can't count on new 737 | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

"We haven't made the final decision about where we're going to produce the re-engined airplane," Boeing Chairman and Chief Executive Jim McNerney told.

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US Airways in Early Talks With Airbus to Replace Boeing 757

US Airways Group Inc., the smallest of the major U.S. full-fare carriers, is in early talks with Airbus SAS about whether the A321neo jet could be a replacement for the airline’s aging Boeing Co. 757s.
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American Orders 460 Narrow Jets from Boeing and Airbus

American said that it planned to acquire 260 of the Airbus A320 aircraft and 200 Boeing 737s — half of which will be equipped with a new, more fuel-efficient engine. The move is a clear commitment by Boeing to revamp its best-selling 737 with new engines.
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Boeing says may have decision on 737 by year-end

Boeing exec says may make decision on 737 by year-end.
May shift design resources to 787-10 in 2016.
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Boeing to increase 737 production rate in 2014

Boeing says will increase 737 production rate to 42/mth
New rate will begin in first half of 2014
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American Said to Be In Talks for 100 Airbus Single-Aisle Planes

American Said to Be In Talks for 100 Airbus Single-Aisle Planes | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
AMR Corp.’s American Airlines is in talks with Airbus SAS about buying at least 100 narrow-body planes, a possible break from its longtime reliance on Boeing Co. jets, two people familiar with the matter said.
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Airbus Expects to Get Boeing Customer to Switch to A320neo

Airbus SAS may announce its first order for the A320neo this month from an airline that operates Boeing Co . 737s, signaling the European company is making inroads into rival territory with its upgraded single-aisle jet.
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Boeing looks to sell more 737-based military jets

Boeing looks to sell more 737-based military jets | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing's P-8A Poseidon sub hunter for the U.S. Navy is the base off of which the company could relatively cheaply and easily build other 737-based military aircraft.
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Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO says 787 lessons weigh on 737 successor decision

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO says 787 lessons weigh on 737 successor decision | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Albaugh explained that much of the "very deliberate" decision-making process on whether to re-engine the 737NG or build an all-new aircraft will hinge on how comfortable the company is with launching a new aircraft program following the many lessons learned from the 787's numerous development problems.
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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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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, Airbus set to battle for United plane order

Boeing, Airbus set to battle for United plane order | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

United Airlines is shaping up as the next major U.S. battleground for Boeing and Airbus to sell narrowbody airplanes, as the world's biggest airline mulls an order sources say could reach 200 planes.

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Narrowing the 737RE design

While the aviation world is waiting to see what the Boeing 737RE will be, information that has emerged publically from Boeing and information we’ve obtained gives, we think, a reasonable picture of what the airplane will look like.

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Boeing close to re-engined 737 fan size decision

Boeing close to re-engined 737 fan size decision | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Boeing appears to be nearing a final decision on the fan size of the re-engined 737, settling on a powerplant that will not require any modification to the aircraft's landing gear, confirm company and industry sources.

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Boeing engine move is key Airbus win

Airbus is savoring a victory that tastes even sweeter to the European company than a $23 billion deal to sell 260 aircraft to American Airlines : it has just forced Boeing to climb down over product strategy.
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Boeing wants to please American Airlines-executive

Boeing wants to please American Airlines-executive | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing will do whatever American Airlines, one of its most loyal U.S. customers, wants it to do as the carrier gears up for a big aircraft order, the head of Boeing's commercial airplanes division said on Wednesday.
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Boeing refuses to rush decision on 737 upgrades

Boeing undecided on redesign, new engine not ruled out.
Increased 737 production aimed at Chinese markets.
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Boeing moves toward '797' to replace 737

Boeing moves toward '797' to replace 737 | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing appears to be moving toward an all-new solution for the replacement of the 737, the biggest selling commercial jet aircraft in history.
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Boeing aims at smooth ramp-up

Boeing aims at smooth ramp-up | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing is increasing its production to record levels as it aims to thwart to new entrants and benefit from the general upswing in the aerospace market...
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Boeing Pushes Sales of Sub-Hunting 737 Ahead of Engine Decision

Boeing Co . is urging governments to buy new 737-based military aircraft “sooner rather than later” as the commercial version of the plane faces a redesign in a few years or retirement next decade.
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Boeing Sees Decision on 737 Jet Replacement Sliding ‘Toward End of Year’

Boeing Sees Decision on 737 Jet Replacement Sliding ‘Toward End of Year’ | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co . said its decision on a new narrow-body jet now may come “toward the end of the year,” pushing back an earlier target of mid-2011, as it considers a plane that’s only “slightly” bigger than the 737.
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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 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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