Boeing Co. handed over two more 787 Dreamliner jets to customers last month before shutting down all deliveries for the South Carolina-based program again.
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Boeing Co. had its first full month of delivering Dreamliners after ending a five-month hiatus. But, just as those handovers resumed, deliveries of another jet program have been put on pause.
Boeing Co. posted its sixth straight quarterly loss as the COVID-19 crisis and languishing deliveries for the 787 program that's based in South Carolina continued to loom large over the planemaker's finances.
Boeing Co. has raised the mandatory retirement age for CEO David Calhoun from 65 to 70 just days after he turned 64.
Barzan Aeronautical, a spy drone-maker, plans to set up an aircraft manufacturing facility at Charleston Executive Airport on Johns Island, according to site plans.
U.S. Supreme Court will hear the legal dispute, but it might be too late for one of the parties.
The South Carolina-made widebody is scheduled to fly over the landmark 18th green Saturday afternoon, if the weather is favorable.
Last month was also the second in a row that Boeing Co. was able to record a net positive order total, and it ended its nearly five-month 787 delivery hiatus by handing over two of the jets to United Airlines.
Airlines pulled dozens of Boeing Max 737s out of service for inspections after the aircraft maker told them about a possible electrical problem, the latest setback for plane.
Barzan also drew on Boeing Co.'s expertise to improve the aircraft's payload, range and ability to be armed.
Southwest Airlines said Monday it is expanding its all-Boeing fleet with an order for 100 Max jets instead of buying planes from Europe's Airbus.
Boeing Co.'s North Charleston plant delivered a 787 Dreamliner jet, ending a five-month delivery drought for the program after production flaws prompted monthslong inspections.
Government officials will replace company workers who would normally perform the critical safety reviews as regulators increase their scrutiny of the North Charleston-based Dreamliner program.
After a more than four-month delivery hiatus Boeing Co. expects to resume deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner by the end of March.
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The North Charleston-based Dreamliner program booked its first new orders in about a year.
Microscopic examination supports early suspicions that wear and tear caused a fan blade to snap inside one engine of a United Airlines plane that made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff last month in Denver, federal safety investigators said Friday.
The final Everett-made 787 Dreamliner was rolled off the production line Feb. 26, making it official: North Charleston is the only place making the widebody aircraft.
Russian media reported that a Boeing 777 plane made an emergency landing in Moscow in the early hours of Friday after the pilot reported a problem with the engine.
Senior managers at the North Charleston plant allegedly berated employees who were inspecting 787s for airworthiness to complete their work faster.
The delays have been "been dragging on longer than any of us have imagined," CEO John Plueger told investors this week.
AirInsight surveyed professionals about the most likely final assembly locations for a new aircraft. “What is interesting is the perception that Charleston is growing stronger as a potential site,” an analyst said.
A large number of Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliners are still sitting in inventory as the company goes through a monthslong inspection process for manufacturing flaws, but orders and deliveries for other jet programs have continued.
The transition comes during a tumultuous time for the 787, one that goes beyond the pandemic. Quality issues are being reviewed, planes are being inspected and not a single 787 has been delivered since October.
Boeing Co. is outsourcing about a tenth of its information technology work to Dell in a move that will affect about 600 jobs, some of which could be in South Carolina.
At its reduced headcount, Boeing has been knocked out of the top spot as the largest private employer in Charleston County. Roper St. Francis Healthcare, which had been No. 2, is now the largest.
Quality problems with the 787 Dreamliner that Boeing Co. assembles in North Charleston dragged down revenues in the fourth quarter, which ended with an $8.4 billion loss.
The planemaker — one of South Carolina’s marquee manufacturers — has resolved some major issues stemming from its crippling 737 Max crisis since its last earnings report. The company's next quarterly update will be released this week.
Lengthy fuselage inspections held back some 787 Dreamliner deliveries. Another culprit was the abrupt drop in demand for new commercial airplanes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A prosecutor said employees of the planemaker provided "misleading statements, half-truths and omissions" and "impeded the government’s ability to ensure the safety of the flying public.”
The move follows a similar decision by Alaska Airlines and is likely to be copied by other carriers.
American Airlines flew a Boeing 737 Max with paying passengers from Miami to New York on Tuesday, the plane's first commercial flight in U.S. skies since it was grounded after two deadly crashes.
The struggling aerospace industry is forcing a Charleston company to close a Pennsylvania plant early in the new year unless it can line up a buyer in short order.
The consolidation of the Dreamliner program in North Charleston will now start in March.
Undelivered 787 jets at Boeing's plants in North Charleston and on the West Coast are being inspected for production defects, and the process is delaying deliveries of the aircraft.
Boeing Co. delivered none of the 787 Dreamliner jets it builds in South Carolina last month. The delays that caused the delivery drought are expected to impact December's total, too.
A look at how COVID-19 has affected some of the Palmetto State's key business sectors.
Boeing Co. is lowering the production rate for the 787 Dreamliner jet it builds in North Charleston again as international air travels continues to suffer amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing's 737 Max for commercial flights.
Boeing, which builds its 787 Dreamliner jet in North Charleston, says veterans make up more than a fifth of its workforce in South Carolina.
Production flaws with the 787 Dreamliner program and business impacts from COVID-19 continued to drag down Boeing Co.'s delivery numbers in October.
Boeing has been a large part of aerospace job growth in South Carolina over the last decade, but jobs are being generated independent of the planemaker, too.
The pandemic weighed heavily on Boeing Co.'s finances for another quarter, and thousands of additional job cuts are coming as the business resizes itself to fit a reduced market for air travel.
Boeing Co. is considering relocating its commercial airplane division headquarters within Washington state in an effort to reduce costs during the coronavirus pandemic.
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