Boeing's Renton headquarters could be moving in yet another cost-cutting measure for the airline giant.
Before long, American Airlines might find out how many travelers are reluctant to fly on the Boeing 737 Max.
Europe’s aviation regulator is closing in on a decision to allow the Boeing 737 Max to return to the air after it was grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes, according to a report Friday.
Boeing failed to sell any airline planes last month and suffered more cancellations of a grounded jetliner, further evidence of the company’s battle to overcome a drop in air travel during the pandemic and crashes involving the 737 Max.
Boeing's outlook assumes that it will take about three years for air travel to return to pre-pandemic levels.
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Lawmakers say the future of aviation and aerospace in Western Washington may no longer belong only to companies like Boeing. Many of the highly specialized skills can also apply to industries that haven’t been hit as hard as others, including at companies that build drones, space rockets and even medical devices.
Boeing confirms decision to move 787 production out of Everett.
Despite the harsh reality that hundreds of Boeing employees will likely lose their jobs over the company’s decision to relocate 787 Dreamliner production, some in the area are expressing optimism that the region as a whole is better prepared to weather the storm.
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As expected, Boeing revealed that it's moving all 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina, dealing a big blow to a Puget Sound city already reeling from Covid-related losses.
The decision to move 787 production out of Everett could mean thousands of jobs lost in the Puget Sound region.
The announcement deals a big blow to Everett, a city already struggling due to the pandemic.
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, a former military and airline pilot, said Wednesday that he liked what he saw during a two-hour test flight of Boeing’s revamped 737 Max jetliner, a key step as the agency considers whether to let the plane return to flight after two deadly crashes.
A report that Boeing will pull the 787 Dreamliner production out of Everett has people around town talking about the impacts, not just on the assembly line, but on the entire region.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Boeing is expected to announce official plans to move all Dreamliner assembly from Everett to South Carolina.
Sources inside Boeing say the company is "all but certain" to consolidate its 787 productions in South Carolina, according to a report from Reuters.
Thousands of Boeing employees have already been laid off due to decreased demand for airliners in the commercial sector and the possibility of moving the 787 production line to South Carolina could cost thousands more. A final decision has yet to be announced.
Reuters is reporting that production will be moved to South Carolina.
A House committee issued a scathing report Wednesday questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized the problems that caused two deadly 737 Max jet crashes and whether either will be willing to make significant changes to fix them.