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Boeing slows the pace on 777X

Boeing slows the pace on 777X | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Major Boeing customers say the jet maker has tapped the brakes on its plan to develop a new version of its star widebody jet, the 777, a plane that Washington state's aerospace industry dearly wants to see built here.
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Boeing Doesn’t See Stretched 787 Until Late in Decade

Boeing Co., feeling no pressure from airlines for an immediate decision on the stretched version of its 787 Dreamliner, said the plane wouldn’t reach customers until late this decade.
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Boeing Makes 737 MAX Design Decisions

Those design decisions include:
- Aft body aerodynamic improvements
- Engine installation
- Flight control and system updates

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United Details Schedule For Six 787s in 2012

United Details Schedule For Six 787s in 2012 | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
United Airlines says it will take delivery of six Boeing 787-8s in the last four months of the year.

According to United, the base value for the first two 787 deliveries is $120.8 million each, while the remaining 787s are valued at $121.2 million each.

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Boeing says flaw could affect 55 Dreamliners

About 55 of Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jets could have a recently discovered flaw in the fuselage, the company said on Wednesday. [...] Boeing will decide whether to go ahead with plans to produce a stretched, or longer, version of the 787 Dreamliner by the end of this year, Albaugh said.

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Boeing forecasts strong year for sales, 787 production progress

CEO Jim McNerney projected that Boeing will deliver 585 to 600 jets in 2012 — more than Airbus' announced goal of 570 deliveries. [...]

Analyst Carter Copeland of Barclays Capital calculates that the first 787 delivered last September cost just shy of $400 million to build; each of the next 45 or so cost Boeing an average $310 million; and the latest six or seven jets being built have an average cost of $250 million to $275 million.

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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 delivers more, and less, in 2011

Boeing delivers more, and less, in 2011 | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Boeing's final jet-delivery figures for 2011 show steady production on the established 777 and 737 assembly lines in Everett and Renton but disappointingly few deliveries of its new airplanes.

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Future 787 Deliveries, an opinion

Now that 787 deliveries have started, many are wondering what 787 deliveries will look like going forward. I've put together a quick spreadsheet in Google Docs to estimate the number of deliveries Boeing can possibly make from now to the end of 2012. I'm taking into account the current inventory of 787s that Boeing has assembled but still has to finish change incorporation, 787s that have yet to finish final assembly and also go through change incorporation, and finally 787s that have yet to be assembled but would not have to go through the change incorporation process.

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Boeing to deliver only 2 787s in December

Boeing will deliver only two more 787s the rest of this year. The two aircraft are both destined for ANA and are late build 787s. L/N 31 is already out on the Everett flightline has had some ground test done but has yet to run its engines for the first time. Boeing plans to fly this airplane on its B-1 check flight sometime next week and deliver around the 2nd week of December.

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Will Boeing 787 ever break-even?

Will the 787 ever bring value to Boeing? Will the net present values of all the cash flows related to the programme ever be positive?

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No crisis for 787 despite big Qantas cancellation

Boeing has suffered its largest Dreamliner cancellation so far after Qantas scrapped its firm order for 35 787-9s worth $8.5 billion, taking the cumulative...
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Boeing Executive Ray Conner to Lead Commercial Airplanes Business

Ray Conner, 57, replaces James F. Albaugh, 62, who has announced he will retire from the company October 1, after 37 years of service.

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United Continental Gets Lowest Interest Rate on Bonds Backed by Dreamliner

United Continental Gets Lowest Interest Rate on Bonds Backed by Dreamliner | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
United Continental Holdings Inc. was rewarded with the lowest interest rates on record on $892.1 million of bonds backed by jets in the first-ever debt offering secured by Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner.
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UPDATE 1-JAL sees 787 delivery delay as Boeing tackles fresh glitch

UPDATE 1-JAL sees 787 delivery delay as Boeing tackles fresh glitch | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

JAL unsure it will get four 787s promised by end March

JAL in talks with Boeing on new delivery dates

ANA says delivery delays may be two or three months

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Boeing Checks 787 Dreamliners on Delamination

Boeing Checks 787 Dreamliners on Delamination | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co. ordered inspections of 787 Dreamliners after finding signs of delamination on the fuselage of the first passenger jetliner built chiefly of carbon-fiber composites.
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Airbus A330 Revamp To Challenge Boeing

Airbus has said the carbon A350 will eventually outshine the 777 because it will be lighter and cheaper to run, while Boeing was expected to make similar claims about the 787-10 against the A330, which stems from roughly the same era as the 777.

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RFP details Air India 787 pricing and configuration

Air India breaks out its individual prices ranging from $109.6 million for its first 787 to $111.1 million for its seventh. Such prices, which include engines valued in the filing at around $16 million appear to have escalated over time to account for changes in commodity prices and inflation since the airline firmed its order for 27 787s in December 2005.

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Boeing gets $4.6 billion in credit agreements

Boeing Co. said Monday that it entered into separate $2.3 billion revolving credit agreements — 1-year and 5-year deals — to replace older agreements.

A 364-day agreement replaced a similar deal dated Nov. 12, 2010, and a 5-year agreement replaced a $2 billion credit arrangement from November 2007, the company said.

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Boeing May Peg 787 to Output of 1,100 Planes

Boeing May Peg 787 to Output of 1,100 Planes | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co. is poised to give investors the first glimpse into the average profit from each 787 Dreamliner today, with analysts estimating the company will spread the initial costs over 1,100 planes.
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