Boeing

The Boeing Company (in short “Boeing”) is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2013 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
The Boeing Company’s corporate headquarters are located in Chicago and the company is led by President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg. Boeing is organized into five primary divisions: Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group. In 2015, Boeing recorded $96.11 billion in sales, ranked 27th on the Fortune magazine “Fortune 500” list (2015), ranked 90th on the “Fortune Global 500” list (2015), and ranked 27th on the “World’s Most Admired Companies” list (2015).

Boeing to stop the production of its iconic 747, with last delivery in 2 years

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Bloomberg journalist Julie Johnsson reports today that Boeing Co. is pulling the plug on its iconic 747 jumbo jet, ending a half-century run for...

Boeing delivers 2,500th AH-64 Apache helicopter

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Boeing recently delivered its 2,500th AH-64 Apache helicopter, an E-model Apache for the U.S. Army, from the company’s production line in Mesa, Arizona. The first...

Norwegian cancels order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and five Boeing 787-9 aircraft

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On the day the Boeing 737 MAX starts re-certification flights in the U.S., low-cost airline Norwegian cancels an order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX...

Boeing 737 MAX re-certification flight tests to begin on Monday 29 June

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Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing should begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737...

[Analysis] New deferrals show that Airbus is as exposed as Boeing to air travel crisis, says GlobalData

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Following news that Iberia has rescheduled orders of A320neo and A350, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defense Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company,...

Boeing delivers first F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets to U.S. Navy for flight test

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The first operational Block III jet will be delivered to the Navy in early 2021 Boeing delivered the first two F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets...

Corsair International says goodbye to the Queen of the Skies

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15 June 2020 is an important date for the French commercial aviation industry. Corsair International said goodbye to its Boeing 747 operations on this...

Bell Boeing delivers 400th V-22 Osprey Tiltrotor aircraft to U.S. Air Force

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The Bell Boeing V-22 team recently delivered its 400th aircraft, a CV-22 for U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The first production V-22 was delivered...

Boeing delivers first Super Hornet Blue Angel test jet

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Super Hornet to become the fourth Boeing platform for the flight demonstration team. Boeing has modified Blue Angels since 2008 and delivered 23...

[Analysis] Another deferral of the delivery of 68 aircraft threatens chances of come back for the Boeing 737 MAX, says GlobalData

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Following today’s (Wednesday 3 June) news that SMBC Aviation Capital is deferring 68 Boeing 737 MAX deliveries, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defense Analyst at...

Boeing starts involuntary layoffs process: first 6,770 employees notified

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After Boeing completed its voluntary layoff program, the American manufacturer has now come to the start of laying off the first 6,770 U.S. employees....

Boeing resumes still grounded 737 MAX production

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Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX - still grounded since 441 days - at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. The 737 programme...

Boeing-built X-37B launches in second mission for U.S. Space Force

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Record-setting autonomous spaceplane begins sixth mission The Boeing-built X-37B autonomous spaceplane today launched on top of a uniquely configured United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Boeing...

Belgian chemical manufacturer Solvay closes two plants making composite materials for Boeing

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Due to lower customer demand from COVID-19, Solvay's Composite Materials business will restructure its manufacturing footprint with the intent to close two sites and...

Boeing delivers 100th P-8A Poseidon built for the U.S. Navy

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The U.S. Navy received its 100th P-8A aircraft from Boeing today as the global fleet, which also includes the Indian navy and the Australian...

Delta Air Lines to retire its entire Boeing 777 fleet by the end of 2020

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Delta plans to retire its 18 widebody Boeing 777s by the end of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The retirement will...

BOC Aviation signs sale-and-leaseback agreement with Southwest Airlines for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

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BOC Aviation Limited has signed a purchase-and-leaseback agreement with Southwest Airlines for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. All 10 aircraft are powered by...

Three Boeing Dreamlifters transport PPE from China to South Carolina for COVID-19 recovery efforts

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Boeing transported more than 150,000 protective eye goggles and face shields as part of the company's ongoing COVID-19 airlift efforts Partnered with the...

Virgin Atlantic cuts 3,150 jobs, retires Boeing 747-400 fleet, leaves London Gatwick

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Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to reshape and resize its business to ensure that it is fit for the future, in response to the...

Boeing rolls out first Loyal Wingman unmanned aircraft

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Prototype will advance Boeing’s global Airpower Teaming System A Boeing-led Australian industry team has presented the first unmanned Loyal Wingman aircraft to the Royal Australian...