Some good news for Boeing

Boeing could use some good news, following more revelations last week and this about the wing-body issues of the 787, and this is it. Southwest Airlines plans a $113m bid for bankrupt Frontier Airlines in an auction next… Read More

Boeing, IAM and No Strike

Dominic Gates of The Seattle Times has this story about the prospect of the IAM agreeing to a no-strike clause for Boeing. The national head of the IAM is quoted as saying no way, no how. Although this… Read More

Boeing San Antonio seeking tanker work

Boeing’s defense unit in San Antonio, TX, is bidding on USAF KC-10 upgrade work. See this story. For the conspiracy theorists and those in Seattle terrorized by the prospect Boeing Commercial Airplanes could locate the second 787 production… Read More

Boeing stock short sales history

The Boeing 787 could be the most profitable aircraft ever for Boeing, according to one aerospace analyst, but short-selling the stock is at its highest level ever. Boeing stock short sales have fluctuated with the rise and fall… Read More

EADS announces earnings

We’ll provide analysis later today (PDT) but here is the 27 page earnings statement and accompanying presentation. Update, 10:30 PDT: Here’s a synopsis of the EADS earnings call and our comments.

EADS Earnings Preview

EADS, parent of Airbus, announces its 2Q09-1H09 earnings July 28. Here are some topics that ought to be covered and questions analysts and reporters should ask:

WTO Countdown

It looks like the long-awaited, and long-overdue decisions on the complaints between the US and Europe over “illegal” subsidies to Airbus and Boeing may finally be about to be issued. The London Times reports that a decision is… Read More

787 First Flight

Sent to us by a Seattle resident in a round-about way. Said the First Flight used a little more fuel than expected.

Snohomish County launches aerospace training effort

Media Advisory – July 9, 2009 Snohomish County leads aerospace training efforts Joint effort allows for statewide workforce development Looking to address the state’s aerospace workforce concerns, Snohomish County announced Tuesday that it has joined the Aerospace Futures… Read More

Earnings preview at Boeing

Note: It’s been a heavy travel year already for us and we are off again through July 24. We won’t be posting during this period. Any Comments submitted by people who haven’t previously posted will be delayed in… Read More