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Boeing internal memo sets details of engineer layoffs in 2017

Boeing internal memo sets details of engineer layoffs in 2017

Seattle – Boeing Co warned on Tuesday that it will conduct involuntary layoffs of engineers, part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive as the aerospace and defense company responds to increasing competition amid slowing aircraft sales. The reductions, disclosed in an internal memo seen by Reuters, also include voluntary layoffs. The memo did not indicate the […]

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World needs 31,000 new pilots a year – Boeing

World needs 31,000 new pilots a year – Boeing

New York – Global airlines will need an average of 31,000 new pilots every year for the next two decades as the air transport industry expands, Boeing said on Monday. In its annual forecast of industry staffing needs, the US aircraft builder said staffing needs at carriers will also grow quickly for cabin crew — […]

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Boeing says it will cut more than 4,500 jobs

Boeing says it will cut more than 4,500 jobs

New York – Boeing Co will eliminate about 4,000 jobs in its commercial airplanes division by the middle of this year and another roughly 550 jobs in a division that conducts flight and lab tests, company spokespeople told Reuters. The planemaker will reduce 1,600 positions in the commercial airplanes division through voluntary layoffs, while the […]

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Kecoh Sultan Johor beli pesawat Boeing

Kecoh Sultan Johor beli pesawat Boeing

Kuala Lumpur – Sejak semalam kecoh di portal tempatan menyebut Sultan Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar dikatakan telah membeli membeli pesawat eksekutif Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) 737/800. Pesawat itu dilaporkan dilihat di Lapangam Terbang Everett, Washington sebelum diterbangkan ke Johor untuk dipersembahkan kepada Sultan Ibrahim. Gambar pesawat yang diviralkan itu berwarna emas dan tertera […]

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Trump warns of Boeing plant going to China

Trump warns of Boeing plant going to China

North Augusta – Donald Trump told South Carolina voters Tuesday to be wary of aircraft giant Boeing opening a plane finishing plant in China, saying he would not let it happen if he were president. “Be careful” because Beijing is “making Boeing build this massive plant in China” in order to secure orders, Trump warned. […]

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MH370: Boeing to study plane debris as probe advances

MH370: Boeing to study plane debris as probe advances

New York – Boeing said Friday it will send a technical team to France to study plane debris that authorities increasingly believe is from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014. “At the request of civil aviation investigating authorities, Boeing will dispatch a technical team to assist in analysing the part found on […]

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Airlines need 558,000 new pilots over 20 years – Boeing

Airlines need 558,000 new pilots over 20 years – Boeing

Kuala Lumpur – The world commercial airlines will require 558,000 new pilots and 609,000 new maintenance technicians over next 20 years, according to a Boeing forecast. In its 2015 Pilot and Technician Outlook, Boeing said, almost half of the projection was for Asia-Pacific, whereby it will need 226,000 pilots and 238,000 technicians. Boeing Flight Services […]

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Boeing names Muilenburg Chief Executive Officer

Boeing names Muilenburg Chief Executive Officer

Kuala Lumpur – The Boeing board of directors has elected Dennis A. Muilenburg as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed W. James (Jim) McNerney, Jr., who held the position for 10 years. Muilenburg, 51, a 30-year company veteran, has served as Boeing president and chief operating officer since 2013, and would become President […]

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Boeing starts assembly of pioneer 737 MAX

Boeing starts assembly of pioneer 737 MAX

Boeing employees in Renton, Wash, have started building the first 737 MAX on schedule. Last week, employees started to assemble the wings for the first 737 MAX flight test airplane. Wings are the first 737 components to be assembled in the Renton production process. “Employees in Renton are the best in the world at building […]

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Boeing says efficiency supports strong outlook, despite hurdles

Boeing says efficiency supports strong outlook, despite hurdles

NEW YORK – Citing steady demand from airlines, Boeing Co said on Tuesday it is capable of raising 737 jetliner output by 43 percent to 60 a month, as it gave a rosy outlook despite concerns about orders, overall production and defense spending. Boeing Chief Executive Jim McNerney said market fundamentals that support higher jetliner […]

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