Boeing has named Michael D’Ambrose as executive vice president of human resources, effective July 6th. He will succeed Wendy Livingston, who has served in an interim capacity since April.
While the details of the agreement remain confidential, it provides compensation which covers a significant portion of the financial impact, as well as credits for future aircraft orders, TUI said.
With planes gradually returning to the skies, getting passengers to board with any degree of confidence will be the next challenge in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Delta has unveiled plans to retire its 18 widebody Boeing 777s by the end of 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The retirement will accelerate a strategy to simplify and modernise the Delta fleet.
In a rare piece of good news from the manufacturer, Boeing has conducted a successful first flight of the second 777X airplane. Also today, Boeing sold $25 billion of bonds in the largest offering this year.
American Airlines has revealed plans to retire some older, less fuel-efficient aircraft from its fleet in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the planes that will be taking-off on their final journeys in January
“The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting every aspect of our business, including airline customer demand, production continuity and supply chain stability,” said Boeing chief executive, David Calhoun.
Boeing has scrapped a proposed deal with Embraer to create a joint commercial aviation business. The agreement, valued at $4.2 billion, had been under discussion for two-years, and aimed to boost Boeing in the lucrative single-aisle segment.
The moves are also designed to align enterprise services to current business conditions while increasing value; streamlining senior leadership roles and responsibilities; and preparing now for the post-pandemic industry footprint.
Boeing has completed its first Covid-19 transport mission, using a 737-700 aircraft from its corporate fleet to bring personal protective equipment from China to the United States.
Boeing will resume all commercial aircraft production in a phased approach at its Puget Sound-region facilities next week, after suspending operations last month in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.