4.6 earthquake in possible 737 MAX site

San Antonio (TX), a potential assembly site for the 737 MAX, was hit yesterday with a 4.6 earthquake. The city is also the location for 787 finishing work. Readers will recall that on the second quarter earnings call,… Read More

Boeing comments on the 737RE

As the aviation world waits for Boeing to define the 737RE, it might be worth taking a close look at the July 27 earnings call discussion relating to the airplane, apart from the topic of where the aircraft… Read More

737 program chief talked about Renton production site

With the rhubarb that emerged from the Boeing 2Q earnings call over where the 737RE production will be, and the contradictory messages to come from Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) in Seattle and Boeing Corporate in Chicago, we thought… Read More

Boeing throws Seattle a curve, doesn’t assume 737RE will be built there

Update, July 28, 6:45am PDT: Gates has expanded his original story with more about the developments through yesterday, plus IAM comments. Update, 6:00pm PDT: Dominic Gates just sent this message concerning the Boeing statement below: I just spoke… Read More

Boeing’s clarity provided at BCC meeting

Update, May 11: UBS had Boeing’s Mike Bair, the head of the 737 future program, for presentations yesterday and issued its report. Much of the UBS report is similar to the Credit Suisse and Buckingham information captured below;… Read More

Freudian slip?

We’ll see how long it takes for this to get corrected. The headline is “Former Boeing CEO McNerney named to IBM board.”

McNerney profile falls short

The first book profiling Boeing CEO James McNerney falls short. The book, You Can’t Order Change: Lessons from Jim McNerney’s Turnaround at Boeing, attempts to give credit to McNerney for turning around Boeing. In many respects, McNerney has… Read More

McNerney Interview

Business Week has this interview with Boeing’s Jim McNerney.

News on the tanker, 787, Boeing earnings

The last 24 hours have been busy news days on the tanker and the 787. Reuters published a story yesterday about the Air Force calling the CEOs of Boeing and Northrop Grumman on the carpet for the vitriolic… Read More