the Boeing company http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26359/all en UPDATE 5-U.S. FAA grounds Boeing 787 over battery concerns http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-8-japanese-airlines-ground-787s-after-latest-emergency <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Follows incident in Japan on Wednesday</p> <p>* JAL, ANA already grounded their 787 fleets</p> <p>* Shares fall 2 pct in after-hours trading</p> <p>* Not expected to affect orders</p> <p>By Andrea Shalal-Esa and Alwyn Scott</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-8-japanese-airlines-ground-787s-after-latest-emergency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association of Asia Pacific Airlines Aviation Boeing Co Entertainment Star Alliance Technology the Boeing company Transport U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:28:29 +0000 5735196 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-ANALYSIS-Boeing 787 output, review threatened if engineers strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analyis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strike <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to fix spelling of ANALYSIS in headline)</p> <p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 16 (Reuters) - An escalating series of mishaps on Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner has dealt engineers pushing for a new contract a strong card to play at the negotiating table.</p> <p>The engineers are considered by aviation experts to be crucial to a safety review of the 787 that the Federal Aviation Administration launched last week after a fire, fuel leaks and other failures sparked widespread fears about the new jet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analyis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Labor Law the Boeing company Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:00:15 +0000 5735342 at http://www.globalpost.com ANALYSIS-Boeing 787 output, review threatened if engineers strike http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analysis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strik <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Changes dateline. Adds Boeing response to union offer, FAA grounding of 787s and Boeing response in paragraphs 6-8.)</p> <p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>SEATTLE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - An escalating series of mishaps on Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner has dealt engineers pushing for a new contract a strong card to play at the negotiating table.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/analysis-boeing-787-output-review-threatened-if-engineers-strik" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Business Dow Jones Industrial Average Labor Law the Boeing company Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 02:00:04 +0000 5735394 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-U.S., others ground Boeing Dreamliner indefinitely http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/wrapup-1-us-others-ground-boeing-dreamliner-indefinitely <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Europe, Japan and India on Thursday joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co's 787, a day after a second incident involving battery failure caused one of the Dreamliner passenger jets to make an emergency landing.</p> <p>The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it would temporarily ground Boeing's newest commercial airliner and insisted airlines would have to demonstrate the lithium ion batteries were safe before they could resume flying. It gave no details on when that might happen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/wrapup-1-us-others-ground-boeing-dreamliner-indefinitely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Co Entertainment Star Alliance Technology the Boeing company Transport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 04:15:23 +0000 5735416 at http://www.globalpost.com Air China to buy 31 Boeing planes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/air-china-buy-31-boeing-planes-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Air China signed an agreement Friday to buy a total 31 Boeing passenger and cargo planes from US aerospace giant Boeing, the Chinese flag carrier said.</p> <p>Air China said it would purchase 20 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, two Boeing 747-8 aircraft, one Boeing 777-300ER aircraft and eight Boeing 777 cargo planes.</p> <p>The total value of the deal is $5.2 billion at current Boeing list prices.</p> <p>"The Boeing Company has granted to the Company significant price concessions with regard to the Boeing Aircraft," Air China said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/air-china-buy-31-boeing-planes-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air China Aviation Star Alliance the Boeing company Transport AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 20:30:39 +0000 5771300 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Ryanair unveils order for 175 Boeing 737s worth $15.6 bn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/urgent-ryanair-unveils-order-175-boeing-737s-worth-156-bn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced that it has ordered 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes worth $15.6 billion (12.1 billion euros) at catalogue prices.</p> <p>"Ryanair ... today signed an agreement with the Boeing Company to purchase 175 new Next Generation 737-800 airplanes," it said in a statement, adding it was the Boeing's largest deal to date in 2013 and would be the largest ever aircraft order from a European airline.</p> <p>mg-rfj/arp</p> Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Ryanair Ryanair the Boeing company AFP Tue, 19 Mar 2013 09:46:03 +0000 5787522 at http://www.globalpost.com Ryanair says orders 175 Boeing 737s worth $15.6 bn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/ryanair-says-orders-175-boeing-737s-worth-156-bn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced that it has ordered 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes worth $15.6 billion (12.1 billion euros) at catalogue prices.</p> <p>"Ryanair ... today signed an agreement with the Boeing Company to purchase 175 new Next Generation 737-800 airplanes," the Dublin-based carrier said in a statement.</p> <p>The deal was signed by Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary and Boeing Commercial Airplanes boss Ray Conner in New York, where they will hold a joint press conference at 1415 GMT.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/ryanair-says-orders-175-boeing-737s-worth-156-bn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business European Low Fares Airline Association the Boeing company Transport AFP Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:16:49 +0000 5787554 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing's Conner says battery didn't slow other programs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/boeings-conner-says-battery-didnt-slow-other-programs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alwyn Scott</p> <p>PARIS (Reuters) - Boeing's &lt;BA.N&gt; extraordinary effort to solve battery problems that hit the 787 Dreamliner early this year did not disrupt progress on other aircraft programs, which remain on schedule.</p> <p>"It didn't slow down development," despite doing three years of work in three months to fix the problem of overheating batteries on the 787, said Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner, speaking at a news briefing ahead of the start of the Paris air show which opens on Monday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130616/boeings-conner-says-battery-didnt-slow-other-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Aviation Ray Conner Technology the Boeing company Transport Thomson Reuters Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:31:53 +0000 5858101 at http://www.globalpost.com Aircraft maker Boeing boosts stock buyback plan by $10 billion; increases quarterly dividend http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131216/aircraft-maker-boeing-boosts-stock-buyback-plan-10-billion-i <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Boeing Co. said Monday that its board of directors approved a $10 billion increase in its stock buyback program. The aircraft maker will also raise its quarterly dividend payment by about 50 per cent.</p> <p>Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney said the moves reflect its operational performance, increasing cash flow and confidence in the future.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131216/aircraft-maker-boeing-boosts-stock-buyback-plan-10-billion-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Corporate finance Stock market the Boeing company USD The Canadian Press Tue, 17 Dec 2013 01:24:06 +0000 6022047 at http://www.globalpost.com Wing production problem is the latest headache for Boeing; company say existing 787s are fine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140307/wing-production-problem-the-latest-headache-boeing-company-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Boeing's much-delayed 787 Dreamliner has hit another production snafu.</p> <p>Hairline cracks have been discovered in the wings of some 787s that are being built. The Chicago-based manufacturer said none of the 122 jets already flown by airlines around the world are affected.</p> <p>"We are confident that the condition does not exist in the in-service fleet," Boeing spokesman Doug Alder said in an email. "We understand the issue, what must be done to correct it and are completing inspections of potentially affected airplanes."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140307/wing-production-problem-the-latest-headache-boeing-company-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing Boeing 787 Dreamliner Economy of the United States Technology the Boeing company The Canadian Press Sat, 08 Mar 2014 03:03:16 +0000 6089980 at http://www.globalpost.com Boeing will take $50M charge as final C-17 Globemaster production ends sooner than it expected http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140407/boeing-will-take-50m-charge-final-c-17-globemaster-productio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - Boeing will take a $50 million charge as it ends production of its C-17 Globemaster III and closes its last assembly facility in Long Beach, Calif.</p> <p>The C-17 made its first flight in 1991. It is used to airlift tanks, supplies and troops and perform medical evacuations. It quickly became a war and disaster workhorse, prized for its ability to take-off and land at Spartan airstrips and cover intercontinental distances with a full load and without refuelling .</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140407/boeing-will-take-50m-charge-final-c-17-globemaster-productio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boeing C-17 Globemaster III the Boeing company The Canadian Press Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:19:34 +0000 6115547 at http://www.globalpost.com