Boeing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20002/all en Boeing courts Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/boeing-courts-brazil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The aviation giant sweetens its bid to sell fighter jets to Brazil </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sarah Childress </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Most of the world&rsquo;s economies may be in freefall, but Brazil&rsquo;s still going strong.</p> <p> Any doubts about this regional giant&rsquo;s economic clout should be put to rest after <a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i6T8Q2fpi5GZ0F23nMtrz24jjuEA?docId=1cc9f10f396b4de793d6daa94b1e1d03">this report</a> about its bid to buy military aircraft.</p> <p> Brazil has been shopping around for fighter planes to bolster its military prowess. Its budget? $5 billion.&nbsp;</p> <p> That got some attention from Sweden, France and U.S.&rsquo;s Boeing Co., which <a href="http:// http://www.boeing.com/commercial/cmo/latin_america.html">expects</a> Latin American air traffic to grow at accelerated rates over the next 20 years. And Brazil, as the regional powerhouse and by far the largest economy, will want increasingly to assert its dominance.</p> <p> The bid is so important to the U.S. that President Barack Obama has even stepped in, <a href="http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2011/08/17/Boeing-ratchets-up-Brazil-jet-campaign/UPI-46901313583255/">personally lobbying his counterpart</a> in Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff, to help sway the deal.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/que-pasa/boeing-courts-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Brazil Brazil Que pasa Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:24:00 +0000 Sarah Childress 5673525 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing finally delivers first 787 Dreamliner to Japan's ANA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110926/first-boeing-787-dreamliner-delivered-japan-ana <p> &quot;Today we celebrate a significant moment in the history of flight,&quot; said Boeing chairman and chief executive James McNerney.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110926/first-boeing-787-dreamliner-delivered-japan-ana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Travel/Tourism Business Japan United States Mon, 26 Sep 2011 18:16:55 +0000 News Desk 5676184 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing 787: Coolest marketing stunt ever http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/macro/boeing-787-coolest-marketing-stunt-ever <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Photo of the day: Someone at Boeing is truly inspired. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomas Mucha </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Some Boeing test pilot&nbsp;&mdash; or marketing executive&nbsp;&mdash; deserves a serious high five right about now.</p> <p>Check out this photo that shows the flight path of the company&#39;s 787 test jet last Thursday, a flight that reportedly lasted more than 19 hours and spanned from Seattle to the eastern reaches of Iowa.</p> <p><img alt="" class="imagecache-use-with-caution_original" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/use-with-caution_original/boeing_test_flight_jpeg.jpg" title="" /></p> <p>Your eyes do not deceive you.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/macro/boeing-787-coolest-marketing-stunt-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 787 Boeing Corporate Branding Flight Paths Marketing Test Pilots Macro Mon, 13 Feb 2012 21:32:00 +0000 Thomas Mucha 5691561 at http://www.globalpost.com WTO ruling says Boeing got five billion in illegal subsidies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120312/wto-ruling-says-boeing-got-five-billion-illegal-subsidies <p> The WTO found that Seattle-based Boeing had received $5.3 billion in illegal subsidies over the last 25 years, a figure that was far less than its European rival Airbus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120312/wto-ruling-says-boeing-got-five-billion-illegal-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing European Union United States World Trade Organization Business Mon, 12 Mar 2012 23:03:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5695778 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing joins fray to oppose EU airline emissions fees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120322/boeing-joins-fray-oppose-eu-airline-emission-fees <p> Boeing joined a growing chorus of governments and airlines Thursday that oppose a new scheme by the EU to charge for pollution created during flights.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120322/boeing-joins-fray-oppose-eu-airline-emission-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Business Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:30:31 +0000 Alexander Besant 5697287 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing rolls out first 787 made in South Carolina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120428/boeing-rolls-out-first-787-made-south-carolina Boeing rolled out the first 787 Dreamliner built in a new plant in South Carolina Friday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120428/boeing-rolls-out-first-787-made-south-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Business Sat, 28 Apr 2012 19:27:39 +0000 Alexander Besant 5702289 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing Dreamliner hit by two more accidents; FAA launches investigation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/130111/boeing-dreamliner-hit-two-more-accidents-faa-launches-invest Major aviation company Boeing's new Dreamliner 787 jet has been plagued with safety incidents in the past two weeks, prompting an investigation by the US Federal Aviation Investigation into the persistent problems.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/companies/130111/boeing-dreamliner-hit-two-more-accidents-faa-launches-invest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Companies Business Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:58:13 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5733115 at http://www.globalpost.com Ethiopian Airlines returns Boeing 787 Dreamliner to service http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130427/boeing-787-dreamliner-flight-ethiopian-airlines All 50 of the Dreamliners purchased around the world will receive new batteries, which not only operate at a lower temperature, but are encased in stainless steel to prevent them interfering with the rest of the aircraft in the event of a malfunction. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130427/boeing-787-dreamliner-flight-ethiopian-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Ethiopia Need to Know Business Kenya United States Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:23:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5826661 at http://www.globalpost.com London's Heathrow airport reopens after Ethiopian Airlines 'Boeing Dreamliner 787' fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130712/londons-heathrow-airport-shut-after-boeing-dreaml The runways reopened after an hour following a fire involving an Ethiopian Airlines jet Boeing Dreamliner 787.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130712/londons-heathrow-airport-shut-after-boeing-dreaml" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Need to Know United Kingdom Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:47:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5882491 at http://www.globalpost.com Investigators say Boeing 787 Dreamliner fire is 'not linked to battery' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130713/boeing-787-dreamliner-fire-ethiopian-airlines-say In addition to the Heathrow fire, there was a separate incident with a Dreamliner flight run by Thomson Airways enroute from Manchester, England to Florida.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130713/boeing-787-dreamliner-fire-ethiopian-airlines-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Need to Know United Kingdom United States Sat, 13 Jul 2013 17:18:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5883221 at http://www.globalpost.com