Aircraft production woes stretch far beyond Boeing

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins June 17, 2024, ©. Leeham News: Estimating airplane delivery rates isn’t much more than a guessing game nowadays. While many headlines point fingers at beleaguered Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems, aviation’s production woes are… Read More

Boeing announces voluntary layoffs in Puget Sound

By Bryan Corliss April 28, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing on Monday formally announced it would offer voluntary layoffs – essentially contract buyouts – to members of its Puget Sound workforce. For most workers, the offer would give… Read More

Supplier consolidation leading to unionization at some

By Bryan Corliss Feb. 12, 2019, © Leeham News: While Boeing is enjoying “labor peace” in its Northwest facilities, a couple of aerospace industry suppliers are in the midst of contract negotiations with the largest union representing aerospace… Read More