Boeing has a pretty cool photo exploration of the 737 at its New Airplane website here. We found it slow on Firefox but smooth on Chrome.
With the rhubarb that emerged from the Boeing 2Q earnings call over where the 737RE production will be, and the contradictory messages to come from Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) in Seattle and Boeing Corporate in Chicago, we thought… Read More
Update, July 28, 6:45am PDT: Gates has expanded his original story with more about the developments through yesterday, plus IAM comments. Update, 6:00pm PDT: Dominic Gates just sent this message concerning the Boeing statement below: I just spoke… Read More
Here is Boeing’s earnings press release. Boeing announced its second quarter earnings today. From the conference call: Jim McNerney: The direction we are heading in single aisle program is clear with the American Airlines order for 737RE. We… Read More
American Airlines is the launch customer for the Boeing 737 re-engine, but it’s not the launch operator. As American’s 10Q SEC filing revealed the day the order was announced, AA won’t take delivery of the first 737RE until… Read More
Update, July 26: Wells Fargo issued this update today: American Airlines Pricing Update. On July 26 we heard from American Airlines regarding our calculation that the average price it is paying for reengined A320s and 737s is around… Read More
There’s a saying that when one door closes on an opportunity, another door opens. This is the case with Boeing’s decision to proceed with a 737 re-engine. We first wrote about this in a previous post. Max-Kinglsey Jones… Read More
McBoeing is alive and well in Seattle. “McBoeing” is the derisive moniker given the combined Boeing-McDonnell Douglas merger of 1997 in which legacy Boeing personnel say MDC bought Boeing with Boeing’s money. Key positions in Boeing’s C-level suite… Read More