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Boeing ’Decided It Would Lose Money’ on Tanker

Boeing ’Decided It Would Lose Money’ on Tanker | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co.’s cost overruns for the new U.S. Air Force tanker jets are “not our problem,” the Defense Department’s procurement chief, Ashton Carter, said today in Washington.
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Boeing halts 787 line for a month

Boeing halts 787 line for a month | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing has instituted an approximately one-month hold on the 787 final assembly line and a halt in structural deliveries to its Everett factory.
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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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Boeing Talks To Airlines About Bigger 787

Boeing, eager to live down three years of embarrassing delays to its 787 Dreamliner, has begun talking up a bigger version of the plane, and one executive said it could announce customers as early as next year.
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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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Eight more 787s fall off Boeing order book

Boeing's 787 order backlog has fallen by eight aircraft, although it is unclear which customer is responsible. To the end of May the airframer had...
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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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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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Air India Said to Consider Boeing 787 Delay, May Free Up 2nd-Operator Slot

Air India Said to Consider Boeing 787 Delay, May Free Up 2nd-Operator Slot | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Air India Ltd. , due to be the second operator of Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner, is considering asking the planemaker to defer deliveries of the aircraft because of a lack of cash, two people familiar with the airline’s plan said.
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Odds and Ends: $19bn cash turnaround for Boeing

Potential cash turnaround on 787 is enormous. By the end of this year, Boeing plans to have amassed $19 bil in 787 inventory, most of which will consist of so called deferred production costs, or the extra cost above the long-term average to build the first few dozen aircraft. We expect the initial 787 block to be 1,000 aircraft, which should take ~8 years to deliver.
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Boeing Hints at 787 Production Boost

Boeing Hints at 787 Production Boost | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing is committed to building ten 787s a month by 2013, but robust demand could push that number higher.
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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 tanker strategy shifts $600 mln to taxpayer

Boeing could be out $700 mln in development overrun
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Boeing freezes 787 production line in place for fifth time

Boeing freezes 787 production line in place for fifth time | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing has suspended deliveries of 787 Dreamliner airplane sections from its suppliers to the assembly line in Everett and will hold the line in place a month while mechanics catch up on work.
Spokesman Scott Lefeber said the production slowdown won't affect the first Dreamliner delivery.
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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 Projects About $300 Million Overrun on Tanker Contract

Boeing Co. is projected to exceed its cost ceiling by as much as $300 million -- about 6 percent - - on the initial contract to develop and build U.S. Air Force aerial refueling tankers, according to government officials.
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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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Kenya Airways confirms Boeing compensation for 787 delay

Kenya Airways confirms Boeing compensation for 787 delay | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Kenya Airways received compensation from Boeing for the delay of its Dreamliners, although the amount does not fully cover the expenses associated with the delay.
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Boeing woos THAI with aggressive pricing

Boeing says it has adopted a very aggressive pricing approach in the contest with rival Airbus to deliver 75 jets to Thai Airways International.
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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 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 Can’t Move 787 Work Without Permission, Alenia Says

A Boeing Co. supplier said it was “surprised” by a report that the planemaker plans to take over production of the 787 Dreamliner’s tail section for future models, and that it would have to agree to any move.
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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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