Boeing today declared that they will be downsizing the number of planes they build every month in anticipation of the CoronaVirus induced slowdown for aviation. This also means they have now confirmed that they will shut the Boeing 747 production soon.
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Boeing, over the past 24 hours, has cancelled a deal to purchase 80% of Embraer’s commercial aviation business as the timelines to close the deal expired yesterday. Embraer states that it was ready to close the deal but it was wrongfully terminated.
Boeing has decided to halt aircraft production activities at their aircraft manufacturing and delivery centres in the Seattle Area, including in Renton and Everett for a period of 14 days starting March 25, 2020.
Exclusive behind the scenes footage, and detailed view inside the Boeing 787-9 of Vistara. Experience the Vistara 787-9 with us as if you were there!
Boeing’s First Flight of the 777X could not happen second day in a row, because of the inclement weather. Boeing will try to fly the aircraft again on January 25, 2020.
The new Boeing CEO, David Calhoun, made his first press remarks in a conversation with a select set of journalists. He answered questions on the delay of the 737 MAX, the upcoming 777X programme and the NMA project. I summarise for you the outcome.
The Boeing 737 MAX won’t come back in the air at least till June 2020, as per the latest statement from Boeing. This is not good news for the airlines, nor for the customers, who are suffering through high fares at the moment and reduced capacity.
The Boeing 777X is going to take to the skies for the first time on January 23, 2020, establishing a series of test flights that will eventually help the plane get certification in the days ahead for a 2021 Entry into Service.
It seems like the four 787-9 aircraft which were rumoured to be taken up by Vistara would not be the case. Having failed to have struck a deal with Vistara, Boeing seems to have made an offer to Biman Bangladesh to sell these aircraft to them.
Boeing has let go CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg. Boeing announced today that its Board of Directors has named current Chairman, David L. Calhoun, as Chief Executive Officer effective January 13, 2020.
Boeing announced earlier today that they will halt the production of the 737 MAX aircraft in January 2020, as the aircraft’s return to service timeline slipped up again and the FAA said that they still had a lot of work to do before the aircraft could get back into the air.