The members of the International Association of Machinists District 751, in a dramatic reversal of its November 13 landslide contract rejection, today approved a revised contract offer from Boeing by a vote of 51% to 49%. Approval means… Read More
Vote results and IAM 751 statement are here. We’ll be at IAM 751’s headquarters tonight for the vote results. Follow us on Twitter @leehamnews for news throughout the evening from around 7pm. We’ll post results here when announced,… Read More
The New York Times has a good summary of the “optics” of the IAM-Boeing 777X situation. Two third of Readers in our on-line polling this week urged IAM 751 members to accept the Boeing contract offer that contains… Read More
Looking ahead in 2014: We wrote this outlook for 2014 for CNN International Travel. More seats, more fees, quieter year. IAM 751 members vote Friday on the ‘777X contract.‘ Here is a letter dated December 27 from Boeing… Read More
This is self-explanatory. We’ll publish the results December 31. Feel free to nominate other stories in Reader Comments.
Update, 3:30pm PST: IAM 751 leaders have come out opposed to ratifying the contract. This, and a response to Ray Conner’s earlier email, is below the jump, reprinted here. (There is no unique link.) Original Post: The Seattle… Read More
AirAsiaX orders A330-300s: As forecast earlier this week, the budget carrier ordered 25 Airbus A330-300s. According to reports, AirAsiaX may not be done. Group CEO Tony Fernandes wants Airbus to develop an A330neo. Stay tuned. Washington State and… Read More