NTSB on 787 Certification: There were a number of small but important news items to come out of the press briefing Thursday from the National Transportation Safety Board were several references to examining the certification involving the batteries… Read More
A couple of quick links before we head home: SPEEA defers vote: This is a surprise to us. FAA battery approval process: Reuters has this story about the FAA approval process for the battery on the Boeing 787.
787 Update: The Wall Street Journal has this lengthy article on the twin-investigations of the US and Japanese authorities into the Boeing 787 incidents. (Subscription required.) Bloomberg News this long article profiling Boeing CEO Jim McNerney’s oversight of… Read More
Unsurprisingly: More on the 787 We’re at the Airline Economics conference in Dublin and not surprisingly the Boeing 787 was part of the cocktail party talk Sunday night. There is a certain level of bewilderment: Why didn’t t… Read More
This is one of those moments where jet-lag induced sleep patterns give us a moment to catch our breath. What a week it’s been in the news cycle. We came to Europe on routine business and from the… Read More
For a few short moments we thought there were offers close enough to be reasonable middle ground to head off a strike between Boeing and its engineers’ union, SPEEA. We’re looking at this from afar, figuratively and literally–we’re… Read More
So much for being encouraged. SPEEA’s press release: Boeing rejects SPEEA offer, escalating conflict SEATTLE – In a move that escalates its mounting problems, The Boeing Company today (Jan. 17) rejected union offers to extend existing contracts and… Read More