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Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

Sep 13 2019

SEATTLE/CHICAGO/PARIS As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history.

FOCUS-Crisis-hit Boeing readies huge effort to return 737 MAX to the skies

Sep 13 2019

SEATTLE/CHICAGO/PARIS, Sept 13 As Boeing Co sets its sights on winning approval to fly its 737 MAX within weeks, following a six-month safety ban, engineers around the world are rolling out plans for one of the biggest logistical operations in civil aviation history.

Boeing aims to strengthen engineering oversight after panel review

Aug 30 2019

EVERETT, Wash. Boeing Co needs to reorganize its engineering reporting lines company-wide and ensure higher ranking officials, including its CEO, get faster feedback about potential safety concerns from lower levels of the company, according to an internal review at the U.S. planemaker following two recent fatal crashes.

Exclusive: Financial hit from 737 MAX will not slow appetite for services deals - Boeing CEO

Aug 27 2019

EVERETT, Wash. Boeing Co's chief executive said on Tuesday that the financial fallout from the grounding of its 737 MAX jetliner would not slow the world's largest planemaker's appetite for deals in the higher-margin aircraft services sector.

Exclusive: Boeing CEO eyes major aircraft order under any U.S.-China trade deal

Aug 27 2019

EVERETT, Wash. Boeing Co said on Tuesday that an aircraft order from China could result from any deal to end a yearlong trade war between the world's two largest economies.

Exclusive: Boeing, grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, targets 52 per month in February - sources

Aug 22 2019

SEATTLE Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

EXCLUSIVE-Boeing, grappling with uneven 737 supply chain, targets 52/month in February -sources

Aug 22 2019

SEATTLE, Aug 22 Boeing Co has told suppliers it will resume production of its best-selling 737 jets at a rate of 52 aircraft per month in February 2020, then stepping up to a record 57 jets monthly in June, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Boeing hiring as it targets 737 MAX flights resuming ‘early 4th quarter’

Aug 21 2019

SEATTLE Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" temporary employees at an airport in Washington state where it is storing many grounded 737 MAX jetliners, a key step in its best-case plan for resuming deliveries to airline customers in October.

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo

Aug 19 2019

SEATTLE The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be an unmanned robotic lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuters on Monday.

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