Boeing announces 2017 job cuts

Dec. 20, 2016: Boeing yesterday announced a new round of job cuts, hoping that these will come from retirements voluntary buyouts–but it did not rule out involuntary layoffs. No number was given by Boeing for the workforce reduction…. Read More

Pontifications: A fresh perspective at Boeing Commercial is sorely needed

Nov. 28, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing last week named an outsider, Kevin McAllister, as the chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA). I think this has the potential to be an invigorating move. McAllister comes to… Read More

Boeing aims to triple services unit; exec changes support goal

Nov. 22, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing hopes to triple its global services businesses from $15bn in revenues to nearly $50bn in the next five years. A corresponding increase is targeted in market share from today’s 7% in… Read More

Boeing’s Conner steps down, successor named from GE Aviation

Nov. 21, 2016: Boeing today announced that Ray Conner will retire as CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes well ahead of his Dec. 31, 2017, contract date. Kevin McAllister of GE Aviation Services was named as his successor. Boeing… Read More

Pontifications: The crystal ball

May 30, 2016, © Leeham Co.: We at Leeham Co. and Leeham News and Comment take some risk when we make analyses, forecasts, projections and predictions. These often put us out on a limb, open us to criticism and even… Read More

Analysts skeptical going into Boeing investors day

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Boeing investors day: Conner: today’s hard decisions assure future

May 11, 2016: Decisions Boeing has made today have been hard, but assure Boeing will be around another 100 years, says Ray Conner, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “We compete every day with aggressive competitors.” Note: Boeing is holding… Read More

Boeing investors day: Smith: becoming a global industrial champion

May 11, 2016: Boeing strives to be a global industrial champion, not just against its peer group, says Greg Smith, the chief financial officer of The Boeing Co. Boeing has a continuing commitment to returning cash to shareholders, repurchasing… Read More

Boeing investors day: Muilenburg: we cannot stand still

  May 11, 2016: Boeing is in the strongest position it’s ever been but Boeing cannot stand still, says Dennis Muillenburg, chairman and CEO of The Boeing Co. Customers want high value and low costs. “Our goal is… Read More

737-7X, 737-10 studies illustrate Boeing weakness in single-aisle market

Subscription Required Introduction April 27, 2016 © Leeham Co.: News that Boeing plans to develop a “737-7.5” MAX, following on the prospect of a “737-10” stretch of the 737-9 illustrates just how weak its single aisle product strategy… Read More