Boeing Company resumed deliveries of its high-tech 787 Dreamliner jet on Tuesday, ending a period of nearly four months in which it was unable to provide new planes to customers because of safety concerns about the battery system.
Boeing Company said it would cut the production rate for the latest version of the 747 jumbo jet from two aircraft per month to 1.75 aircraft citing lower demand for large passenger and cargo planes.
The first delivery of the 747-
US safety regulators are poised to approve within days a plan to allow Boeing Company to begin flight tests of the 787 Dreamliner with a fix for its volatile batteries, a critical step towards returning the grounded aircraft to service, two sour
Boeing Company stood by the troubled lithium-ion battery technology that this month grounded its new, high-tech 787 Dreamliner and said on Wednesday that the grounding had no significant impact on its 2013 financial forecast.
Boeing Company rolled out the Dreamliner's chief engineer to try to quell concerns about the new jet following three mishaps in as many days, including an electrical fire that caused severe damage to a plane.
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Boeing Company has won a $1.9 billion contract to build 11 more P-8 maritime surveillance planes for the US Navy, according to the US Defense Department.
About three-quarters of the work on the P-8A Poseidon multi-mission maritime
Boeing Company is on track to deliver its first 787 Dreamliner, which will compete with Airbus's A380 jet, the company's head of commercial airplanes said late on Saturday.
Boeing is due to deliver the first 787 to All Nippon Airways by th