Boeing will temporarily suspend all 787 operations at Boeing South Carolina from today until further notice. The move impacts the airport campus, emergent operations, interiors responsibility centre South Carolina and propulsion South Carolina.
Boeing has confirmed Heidi Capozzi, senior vice president of human resources, will depart the company in early April to pursue another opportunity.
Boeing has appointed Susan Doniz to the role of chief information officer and senior vice president of information technology and data analytics. She will take up the position in May.
Boeing reported revenue of $76.6 billion for financial 2019, down 24 per cent from the $101 billion reported last year. Net losses for the year totalled $636 million, down from a profit of £10.4 billion in 2019.
Boeing and Embraer have welcomed the unconditional approval of their strategic partnership by the Administrative Council for Economic Defence’s general-superintendence in Brazil.
In a rare piece of good news for the company, the new Boeing 777X has taken to the skies for first time as it enters the next phase of its test program.
Boeing has predicted a “mid-2020” return to service for the 737 Max, months later than anticipated. Trading was halted in Boeing shares following release of the news, with the price having fallen five per cent earlier.
Boeing recorded net orders for just 54 planes on 2019, the lowest number in at least two decades. At the same time, deliveries fell by 53 per cent to 380 planes, the lowest number since 2007.
American Airlines has reached an agreement with Boeing on compensation for financial damages incurred last year due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Details of the deal have been kept confidential.
Boeing has confirmed that J. Michael Luttig, 65, counsellor and senior adviser to the board of directors, will retire at the end of the year. He is the latest senior departure from the company, following chief executive Dennis Muilenburg and communications chief Anne Toulouse.
Boeing has named Niel Golightly as the company’s senior vice president of communications, effective January 1st. He succeeds Anne Toulouse, who previously announced her plans to retire in early 2020.
Dennis Muilenburg has been ousted as chief executive of Boeing. In a statement, the American aeronautical giant said current chairman, David Calhoun, would step into the role from January 13th.