Podcast: 10 Minutes About the Boeing Board of Directors

Feb. 23, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, Boeing announced that two members of the Board—Arthur Collins and Susan Schwab—will retire at the end of their terms in April. No replacements have been named yet. Earlier, Ambassador Nikki… Read More

Podcast: 10 Minutes About Boeing’s 2020 Financial Results

Jan. 28, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing on Jan. 27 reported its 2020 financial results. They were ugly, to nobody’s surprise. Beset by the 737 MAX grounding all year, delays in the 777X program, a suspension of deliveries… Read More

“I’m sure glad 2020 is in the rear view mirror.”–David Calhoun, Boeing CEO

By Scott Hamilton Jan. 27, 2021, © Leeham News: “I’m sure glad 2020 is in the rear view mirror.” This was Boeing CEO David Calhoun’s opening statement in his appearance today on CNBC’s Squawk Box. Calhoun appeared on… Read More

Boeing’s Calhoun completes first year as CEO

By the Leeham News Team Jan. 13, 2021, © Leeham News: Today marks the first anniversary of David Calhoun becoming CEO of The Boeing Co. Calhoun’s first year faced challenges unprecedented in Boeing’s history. There was the 737… Read More

2024 will be key year for Boeing in Washington

This is the second in a series of articles examining how labor, Boeing and Washington state could move forward following the COVID pandemic. The first article is here. Subscription Required By Bryan Corliss Analysis Introduction Nov. 30, 2020,… Read More

Boeing responds to FAA recertification of the 737 MAX

Coverage of recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX continues with the next post. Nov. 18, 2020: Boeing issued the following statements in response to the US Federal Aviation Administration recertifying the 737 MAX.

Update 2: (adds earnings call information): Update 1: (adds Calhoun on CNBC): Boeing cites grounding, COVID, 787 quality issues in 3Q/9 month loss

Oct. 28, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing released its 3Q2020 and nine months financial report this morning and, as expected, it wasn’t pretty. Boeing burned through more than $4.8bn in cash during the quarter from losses. Another $262m… Read More

Pontifications: Did Boeing telegraph its decision in February consolidating 787 production?

Aug. 24, 2020, © Leeham News: Did Boeing telegraph plans to consolidate its 787 production in Charleston last February? That’s when Boeing announced it asked the Washington Legislature to cancel tax breaks granted in 2003 to locate what… Read More

Boeing’s big opportunity

Subscription Required Now open to all Readers. By Scott Hamilton Analysis Introduction Aug. 3, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing has one of the biggest opportunities in decades. This is counter-intuitive, given the disaster it faces with the COVID-19… Read More

Pontifications: There is no good news

May 18, 2020, © Leeham News: There simply is no good news in commercial aviation right now. Yes, airport traffic is upticking in the USA (and elsewhere) slightly. But in the USA, it’s still less than 10% of… Read More