Make that 608 planes delivered. They also delivered a 787 at Everett on Wednesday. It did not do the flyaway till the 12th.
Yes, I do, TImes have changed since then. Other states are begging for work. BA is in a much better financial condition now.
They will probably pull out all the stops to maximize the deliveries this year as the taxes next year will be higher.
Agreed. We may never know what concessions the union came up with to reach the cost savings in the offer the union turned down. I think the company will expect more. I suspect the company is considering second sourcing the 737 out of Renton as well so they are not held hostage when the existing contract expires.
On WEdnesday, 12-11-13 Boeing completed delivery of 606 planes for the year. 20 days to go till end of year.
Air Canada selects Boeing 737 MAX to renew mainline narrowbody fleet; renewal plan includes commitments, options, and rights to purchase 109 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Air Canada today announced its mainline narrowbody fleet renewal plan that includes commitments, options and rights to purchase up to 109 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The new aircraft will replace Air Canada's existing mainline fleet of Airbus narrowbody aircraft, creating one of the world's youngest, most fuel efficient and simplified airline fleets. The agreement with Boeing, which is subject to completion of final documentation and other conditions, includes firm orders for 33 737 MAX 8 and 28 737 MAX 9 aircraft with substitution rights between them as well as for the 737 MAX 7 aircraft. It also provides for options for 18 aircraft and rights to purchase an additional 30. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017 with 2 aircraft, 16 aircraft in 2018, 18 aircraft in 2019, 16 aircraft in 2020 and 9 aircraft in 2021, subject to deferral and acceleration rights.
When finalized, the firm order for 61 737 MAX 8s and MAX 9s is expected to be worth $6.5 billion at list prices and will be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website.
Dec 11 (Reuters) - Air Canada, the country's largest airline, is in advanced talks to buy or place options for more than 100 of Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
I realize you guys are in panic mode, but your posts are not going to change anything.
The union failed to meet the terms with their last vote. They are not going to get another chance unless they are willing to meet those terms or offer an equal cost alternative.
New analysis from a NASA satellite revealed that East Antarctica reached minus-135.8 degrees fahrenheit in August 2010, NBC reports, the coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth. Antarctica hit close to that temperature again on July 31,2013 when it reached minus-135.3 degrees. In announcing the data Monday, the National Snow and Ice Data Center’s Ted Scambos said that the temperature is “50 degrees colder than anything that has ever been seen in Alaska or Siberia…
I read the NYC blog. Hangup on one partial fuselage assembly. It impacts loading final assembly but will recover with overtime.
The agency that oversees New York’s airports has added snowy owls to its no-fly list, shooting down at least two at Kennedy Airport and issuing an alert to kill any more that are spotted there, an airport source told NBC 4 New York.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey issued the shoot-to-kill order for the birds after one flew into a jet's engine while the plane was on a tarmac at Kennedy last week, the source said.
Port Authority workers shot two snowy owls with a shotgun on Saturday amid concerns that they would also fly into planes. A wildlife specialist who works for the Port Authority spent 45 minutes chasing one of them down, the source said.
The Port Authority had no immediate comment.
SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2013 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has delivered the 13th production P-8A Poseidon ahead of schedule to the U.S. Navy, marking a perfect on-time record for the year. The aircraft's arrival at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., on Dec. 4 follows the Navy’s announcement of initial operational capability and first P-8A deployment last week.
The versatile maritime patrol aircraft, based on Boeing’s Next-Generation 737-800 platform, departed from Boeing Field in Seattle, where all P-8As are assembled and tested.