Boeing

Business, Safety

Boeing to Offer Buyouts, Mull Output Cuts Amid ‘New Reality’

Workers assemble Boeing 737 airplanes. Workers assemble Boeing 737 airplanes. (Barry Sweet/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. is offering buyouts to its entire staff of 161,000 people and weighing new output reductions as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to depress aircraft sales for years.

April 2, 2020
Business, Safety

Boeing Will Halt Work at Seattle-Area Factories

Boeing 737 Max planes at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., in March 2019. Boeing 737 Max planes at the company's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., in March 2019. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. is temporarily shuttering its Seattle-area manufacturing hub for two weeks, adding to a wave of plant closings sweeping the globe and compounding difficulties for a company navigating one of the aviation industry’s biggest disruptions in decades.

March 23, 2020
Government, Business

Boeing Seeks US Aid Plus Help for Suppliers, Airlines

Boeing signage.. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. has asked White House and congressional officials for short-term aid for itself, suppliers and airlines as the outlook for the travel industry worsens by the day because of the coronavirus outbreak, people familiar with the matter said.

Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2020
Business, Safety

Boeing Inspects 737 Max for Fuel-Tank Debris in New Setback

Grounded Boeing 737 Max planes are seen in a lot in Seattle in December 2019. Grounded Boeing 737 Max planes are seen in a lot in Seattle in December 2019. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. is inspecting more than 400 stored 737 Max jets after discovering debris such as tools or rags left in the fuel tanks of several newly built but undelivered aircraft.

Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Airbus Presses Boeing Rivalry With Jet Deal, Production Ramp-Up

An Airbus A220-300 plane in France in July 2018. An Airbus A220-300 in France in July 2018. (Christophe Morin/Bloomberg News)

Airbus SE pledged to churn out more aircraft than ever and consolidated its ownership of the A220 jetliner, pressing home its advantage over Boeing Co. and its grounded 737 Max in the growing narrow-body market.

Charlotte Ryan | Bloomberg News
February 13, 2020
Business, Safety

Boeing Monthly Orders Fall to Zero for Second Time in Max Crisis

An employee works on a Boeing 737 Max in March 2019. An employee works on a Boeing 737 Max in March 2019. (David Ryder/Bloomberg News)

Boeing Co. failed to sell any commercial planes in January, extending a slump that has strained the company’s finances since two deadly crashes grounded the best-selling 737 Max last year.

Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg News
February 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Boeing Identifies New Software Problem on Grounded 737 Max

A Boeing 737 Max airplane is seen parked at a Boeing facility in Washington in August 2019. A Boeing 737 Max airplane is seen parked at a Boeing facility in Washington in August 2019. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Boeing Co. engineers have discovered a new software problem on the grounded 737 Max that must be patched before the plane can return to service, Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson said.

February 6, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Grounded Jet Sends Boeing to First Annual Loss in Two Decades

A Boeing 777X takes off on its first flight in Everett, Wash. A Boeing 777X takes off on its first flight in Everett, Wash., on Jan. 25. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Boeing, an icon of American manufacturing, suffered its first annual financial loss in more than two decades while the cost of fixing its marquee aircraft after two deadly crashes soared to more than $18 billion.

David Koenig | Associated Press
January 29, 2020
Business, Equipment, Safety

Boeing 737 Max Production Will Resume in the Spring, Says New CEO

In this January 2011 file photo, Nielsen Company CEO David Calhoun, center, watches progress as he waits for the company's IPO to begin trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Calhoun is Boeing's new CEO. In this January 2011 file photo, Nielsen Company CEO David Calhoun, center, watches progress as he waits for the company's IPO to begin trading, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Calhoun is Boeing's new CEO. (Richard Drew/Associated Press)

David Calhoun also said he believes passengers will fly on the Max when federal regulators say it is safe and they see airline pilots getting on the plane.

David Koenig | Associated Press
January 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Boeing to Take $4.9 Billion Charge Over Grounded 737 Max Jet

Boeing Ted S. Warren/Associated Press

Boeing is booking a $4.9 billion charge to cover possible compensation to airlines that have canceled thousands of flights since the 737 Max jet was grounded after two deadly accidents, the aircraft manufacturer said July 18.

David Koenig | Associated Press
July 19, 2019

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