Airbus this week quietly lowered range for the A350 family on increased capacity assumptions. The range changes appeared without fanfare on the company’s website. When we inquired, a spokesman said,“Seat figures in our public documents have been changed… Read More
Holy crap. Here’s the story from The Seattle Times.
Boeing’s Everett Footprint: With the news that Boeing will build 1.5m sf of space for a new 777X Final Assembly Line and wing production facility if the IAM 751 members ratify the new contract and Washington State ponies… Read More
Delta Air Lines is boosting its domestic service to Seattle, causing a lot of angst among Alaska Airlines fans, the hometown airline here. Alaska (stock symbol ALK), which has about 50% of the market at Sea-Tac Airport, is… Read More
With the release by IAM 751 of the summary of the contract terms to be voted on next week by the membership as one step required for Boeing to select Everett as the assembly site for the 777X,… Read More
Lufthansa on Airbus’ 18-inch seat plan: Nein! Runway Girl Network (Mary Kirby’s new venture) reports that Lufthansa’s fleet planner doesn’t think much of the Airbus campaign to make coach seat width an 18-inch standard for the industry. Lion… Read More
Update, Nov. 6, 10:00am PST: A summary by IAM 751 of the contract details is here. Original Post: Here’s our take on the news that the IAM and Boeing reached a tentative agreement leading to the selection of… Read More
The International Association of Machinists and Boeing have a tentative agreement that means the Boeing 777X will be built in Everett. The new contract is eight years, to 2024. The IAM membership is to vote on the contract… Read More