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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 777X takes off for first test flight

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On 25 January 2020 at 10:00 PST (18:00 UTC), the new Boeing 777X (in its 777-9 version) entered the next phase of its rigorous...

Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey successfully completes first flight

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New U.S. Navy variant demonstrates tiltrotor capability The first CMV-22B Osprey, built by Boeing and Bell Textron Inc., completed first flight operations at Bell’s Amarillo...

Boeing expects the 737 MAX to return to service in mid-2020

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Boeing Statement on 737 MAX Return to Service As we have emphasized, the FAA and other global regulators will determine when the 737 MAX returns...

Boeing discovers new software problem on the 737 MAX

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Boeing said on Friday it had discovered a new software error on its 737 MAX aircraft and that it had notified the US Federal...

Boeing and U.S. Navy complete first F/A-18 Super Hornet IRST Block II flight

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IRST Block II provides F/A-18 aircrew with improved optics and processing power Sensor enhances collection, use of real-time data for F/A-18 pilots For the...

David L. Calhoun begins role as Boeing President and CEO

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New leadership to focus on safety culture, improved transparency and rebuilding trust David L. Calhoun today assumed the role of president and chief executive officer...

Major Boeing 737 MAX supplier Spirit AeroSystems to layoff 2,800 employees at its facility in Wichita

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Spirit AeroSystems, one of Boeing's major suppliers for the Boeing 737 MAX, has announced that it will have to layoff approximately 2,800 employees at...

Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashes after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people on board

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On 8 January, a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran. The plane is a 3.5...

Boeing now recommends 737 MAX simulator training in addition to computer based training for all MAX pilots prior to return to service of the 737 MAX

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The American aircraft manufacturer completely reversed its opinion on the 737 MAX pilot training. Previously, Boeing said that pilots would not need full-flight simulator...

Before year’s end, Qatar Airways took delivery of seven Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners; but with a strange itinerary

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On 26 December, Qatar Airways took delivery of its first 4 of 30 Boeing 787-9's, an order that was announced back in 2016: A7-BHA,...

Boeing to deliver AH-64E Apache helicopters to three allied countries

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Nearly 50 foreign military sales orders valued at more than $560 million Boeing and the U.S. Army have finalised orders from three nations to provide...

Boeing CEO Muilenburg is fired over 737 MAX – David Calhoun named as new CEO

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Boeing announced that its Board of Directors has named current Chairman, David L. Calhoun, as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective January 13, 2020. Mr...

Boeing Starliner completes first orbital flight test with successful landing

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Starliner touches down safely in Western U.S. two days after post-launch anomaly The Boeing CST-100 Starliner's first mission ended historically today when it became the...

KLM receives new (and last) Boeing 737-800

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Yesterday morning KLM's thirty-first Boeing 737-800 arrived at Schiphol, directly from the Boeing factory in Seattle. It is also the very last Boeing 737-800...

Around 100 Boeing 737 MAX fuselages are waiting to be assembled, but when?

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Around 100 airplane fuselages bound for Boeing's 737 Max production facility sit in storage at their top supplier, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc, in Wichita,...

Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 MAX jets from its schedule through 13 April 2020

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American low-cost airline Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 MAX jets from its schedule through 13 April 2020. Previously, the largest operator of the MAX...

Boeing suspends 737 MAX production starting in January due to certification moving into 2020

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In a statement (read below), Boeing says it will suspend its 737 MAX production starting in January. Reason for the suspension is the (re-)certification...

Bell Boeing delivers first modified Osprey to U.S. Marine Corps for improved fleet readiness

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Upgrade reduces configuration types to streamline maintenance and repairs Boeing and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, have delivered the first modified MV-22 Osprey...

TUI Group posts operating result of €893 million for FY2019 but warns: should the 737 MAX grounding continue until end of FY2020, an additional impact of €270 million is expected

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TUI group today published its financial results for 2019. The holiday group announces significant growth in its core business (hotels, cruises and activities). Their...

United Airlines finds a replacement for its existing fleet of Boeing 757-200 aircraft and orders 50 Airbus A321XLR’s

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On 3 December, United Airlines announced an order to purchase 50 new Airbus A321XLR aircraft, enabling the carrier to begin replacing and retiring its...