EVERETT -- Aerospace industry experts say that while economics point to Everett for building the Boeing Co.'s new 777X, the company's troubled relationship with unions might drive the decision.The company will decide where to build its new wide-body jet in three months,...
Date: 11/18/2013 | Business
Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney said the company will decide where to locate production of its new 777 wide-body jet within three months after talks to anchor the work in the Seattle region failed.
Date: 11/18/2013 | Business
SEATTLE — Microsoft directors have discussed chief executive officer candidates including Ford's Alan Mulally as they look for a successor to Steve Ballmer, according to people with knowledge of the matter.Directors have also floated the...
Date: 10/02/2013 | Business
Boeing announced changes Friday to engineering leadership for its commercial airplanes division.Mike Delaney, vice president of engineering for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, sent employees the following email:
Date: 07/26/2013 | Aerospace Blog
The Boeing Co., the world’s largest planemaker, boosted its full-year earnings forecast after second-quarter profit surged on higher aircraft deliveries and lower 787 Dreamliner production costs.
Date: 07/24/2013 | Business
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The general manager of Boeing's plant in South Carolina has sent an email telling his workers that Boeing wants to keep the plant union free."I want to be clear that it's Boeing's desire to remain union-free in...
Date: 05/26/2013 | Business
The 50 highest-paid chief executive officers of 2012, as calculated by executive pay research firm Equilar:1. Leslie Moonves, CBS, $60.3 million, down 12 percent 2. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $49.9 million, down 5 percent 3. Bob Iger, Disney, $37.1 million, up 18 percent
Date: 05/23/2013 | Business
The 787 and 777 jet programs are helping distance Boeing from rival Airbus, the company's chief executive said Wednesday.Boeing is "five years ahead" of Airbus...
Date: 05/22/2013 | Aerospace Blog
CHICAGO -- Boeing Co. investors have opted against splitting the roles of chairman and chief executive officer in a vote that the Securities and Exchange Commission forced the planemaker to allow.
Date: 04/29/2013 | Business
The Boeing Co.'s first-quarter profit rose 5.3 percent and beat analysts' estimates as increased deliveries for 777- and 737-model jets made up for the halt in buyers picking up Dreamliners while that plane was grounded.
Date: 04/24/2013 | Business
The Boeing Co. is adding to the duties of independent lead director Ken Duberstein as it seeks to head off a proposal to split the roles of chief executive officer and chairman which investors will vote on in two weeks.
Date: 04/18/2013 | Business
WASHINGTON -- Failures to spot and anticipate safety flaws during certification of new aircraft have been linked to 70 percent of U.S. airline-crash deaths in the past 20 years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Date: 03/28/2013 | Business
WASHINGTON — Boeing CEO Jim McNerney said his company is "very close" to getting its troubled 787 Dreamliner jet back flying again.Two incidents involving batteries on 787s led the Federal Aviation Administration and regulators in other countries to ground the...
Date: 03/28/2013 | Business
EVERETT -- The need to increase the number of graduates in science, technology, engineering and math is near and dear to the Boeing Co.
Date: 03/21/2013 | Business
Boeing Co. technical workers voted Monday to accept the company's labor contract, bringing to an end nearly a year of contentious union negotiations for the jet maker.
Date: 03/18/2013 | Business
Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney's compensation climbed 20 percent to $27.5 million last year, before the planemaker's marquee 787 Dreamliner was grounded by overheating batteries.
Date: 03/15/2013 | Business
Boeing has named new managers in charge of the 747 and 777 production programs.Elizabeth Lund takes over as general manager of the 777 program while Eric Lindblad has been assigned as general manager of the 747...
Date: 03/14/2013 | Aerospace Blog
Boeing will ask its board of directors in April for approval to begin offering its updated 777X to customers. That would position the company to deliver one of the two new...
Date: 03/11/2013 | Aerospace Blog
SEATTLE -- Aerospace company Boeing will move its Seattle-area flight training operations to Miami, starting with two 787 flight simulators. The Boeing Co. says all eight flight simulators in its Renton site will move to Miami, affecting about 100 local jobs.
Date: 03/09/2013 | Business
The Boeing Co. announced several management changes Friday that emphasize key airplane development programs such as the 777X and 787-10.
Date: 03/08/2013 | Business
Contract ballots were mailed Thursday to 7,500 Boeing Co. technical workers, whose rejection of the company's offer would "almost certainly lead to a strike," union leaders say.Negotiators for the
Date: 03/07/2013 | Aerospace Blog
As the Boeing Co. awaits approval by federal regulators on a solution to return the 787 to commercial flight, the company quietly is checking the public's opinion of the grounded Dreamliner.
Date: 03/06/2013 | Aerospace Blog
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Date: 02/17/2013 | Local News
As the Boeing Co. struggles to get its 787 back on track, the company is appealing to its engineering workers to accept its labor contract and not to go on strike."Nobody wins in a strike," Ray Conner, president...
Date: 02/08/2013 | Aerospace Blog
Yesterday, Air Force officials said they'll fly Boeing's new KC-46A tanker more than initially planned,
Date: 02/06/2013 | Aerospace Blog
EVERETT -- Who knows the Boeing Co.'s 22,950 engineers and technical workers better: the company or union officials?That's an essential question to be resolved when members of the Society of Professional Engineering...
Date: 01/25/2013 | Business
WASHINGTON -- Obama administration officials struggled Wednesday to defend their initial statements that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is safe while promising a transparent probe of mishaps involving the aircraft's batteries.
Date: 01/23/2013 | Business
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney on Friday sent employees the following message addressing the company's challenges with the 787 program:
Date: 01/18/2013 | Aerospace Blog