KLM already has 17 Dreamliners in its fleet. At least four were made in North CHarleston.
Twenty airports across South Carolina will share in nearly $19 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for a variety of improvement projects. The bulk of the money will go to the state's four largest airports in Charleston, Columbia, Greenville-Spartanburg and Myrtle Beach.
Mark Fava is a former Navy flight officer and Mount Pleasant Town Council member who briefly ran for Congress.
Widebodies led the way overall for orders last month with 17 bookings, including seven South Carolina-made Dreamliners for Lufthansa.
Commitments to buy to the North Charleston-made Dreamliner have lagged, first because of the pandemic and then amid ongoing quality issues that first 787 Dreamliner deliveries in late 2020.
Boeing Co. is moving its global headquarters from Chicago to the Washington, D.C. area.
An American Airlines flight from Charleston to Dallas-Fort Worth had to divert to an Alabama airport May 3 after the aircraft encountered turbulence and lost part of its wing, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Boeing’s top executive is lamenting the deal that the planemaker cut with former President Donald Trump to produce new Air Force One jets.
"They're ready; they want to get flown," CEO Dave Calhoun said of the 787 Dreamliners that have been reworked, shortly after the company released what one aerospace analyst called a "dreadful" earnings report.
Boeing's 787 troubles are hurting its delivery numbers. The planemaker lagged behind competitor Airbus which delivered a total of 142 jets in the first quarter.
Any rate changes for the Dreamliner will be dependent on when deliveries of the aircraft can resume.
Air Lease, a key customer, scrubbed 4 more Dreamliner orders in February.
Boeing Co. says it has stopped buying titanium from Russia amid the country's ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
At the same time, at least one aviation expert thinks the company will announce a new jet to compete with Airbus' A321neo by 2023. A big question is where it will be built.
The carrier thought it would be picking up at least four of its Dreamliners by April. It won't.
The Dreamliner has been plagued by production flaws. The last delivery for the North Charleston-based aircraft program was in May.
Up to 40 of the 49 small satellites launched last week have either reentered the atmosphere and burned up, or are on the verge of doing so, the company said in an online update Tuesday night.
CHICAGO — Boeing Co. delivered 32 commercial jetliners in January, a slight improvement from a year earlier despite the ongoing halt in shipments of its 787 Dreamliner.
In a filing, American Airlines said that it was deferring the delivery of "certain 787-9 aircraft" that had been scheduled for delivery starting in January 2023.
The planemaker's companywide headcount edged up slightly since January 2021.
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Production issues with the 787 Dreamliner program that's headquartered in South Carolina are taking longer to resolve than Boeing Co. had anticipated, leading to costs totaling $5.5 billion.
It wasn't immediately clear why the airlines made those decisions — or whether they took into account that mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed this week to pause the rollout of the new high-speed wireless service near key airports.
AT&T and Verizon will delay launching new wireless service near some airports after the nation's largest airlines said the service would interfere with aircraft technology and cause massive flight disruptions.
Federal safety officials are directing operators of some Boeing Co. planes to adopt extra procedures when landing on wet or snowy runways near impending 5G service because, they say, interfere…
Other participants "both known and unknown" are believed to have been involved in the $122,000 scheme, prosecutors said.
Boeing Co.'s overall orders and deliveries were up significantly last year thanks to the return of the 737 Max, but ongoing issues with the South Carolina-based 787 Dreamliner dragged down that program's totals.
After nearly two years of an economy in which COVID-19 was always hovering in the background, the Charleston-area business community can't be blamed for its optimism that 2022 will bring a ret…
Airlines blamed many of the cancellations on crew shortages related to the spike in COVID-19 infections, with wintry weather in parts of the United States compounding the problem.
A year that many thought would bring economic challenges due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic turned out to be a financial boon for many of the Charleston area's top industry sectors.
The company had said in October that it would require COVID shots to stay in compliance with a White House order mandating them for federal contractors.
Deliveries of the Dreamliner remained paused last month, and no new orders were logged.
"We think Boeing has built a great airplane," said Brian Znotins, vice president of network planning for American Airlines. "We just wish they could deliver it."
That production pace for the 787 at Boeing's North Charleston site is "dynamic" right now as quality concerns and talks with federal regulators continue.
August was the last month Boeing logged a new Dreamliner order.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Boeing Co. rival Airbus clinched a major deal on Monday valued into the billions of dollars to sell 111 new aircraft to Air Lease Corp., its second blockbuster or…
USC economist sees the aerospace spin-off as a potential gainer for the Palmetto State.
NEW YORK — Boeing Co. reached a settlement with the victims' families from the March 2019 crash of one of its 737-Max aircraft that claimed 157 lives.
During six of the first 10 months of the year, zero customers waiting on 787 Dreamliner aircraft received their jets. One customer, Air Lease Corp., canceled three orders this fall, citing the program's ongoing delivery delays.
"I can't give you certainty until I'm certain,” CEO Dave Calhoun said about when Dreamliner deliveries could resume.
This time, the issue has to do with incorrectly-made titanium parts made for the aircraft by a Boeing supplier.
The planemaker, which is one of largest U.S. defense contractors, said it's mandating the shots to comply with the White House's order that requires vaccines for federal employees and contractors.
The planemaker has logged 21 new orders for Dreamliners this year.
Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing Co. will invest $200 million to begin manufacturing the U.S. Navy's latest unmanned aircraft at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in a project that could add more than 150 jobs on the company's southwest Illinois campus, according to an announcement scheduled for Friday.
Despite continuing uncertainty from COVID-19 and the troubled Dreamliner, the company expressed long-term confidence in that and other jet programs in its newly-released projections of aircraft demand for the next two decades.
The FAA said in May that more information was needed from Boeing before that approval could be given. More than three months later, that process is ongoing.
DALLAS — A small group of Boeing Co. engineers who perform key safety tasks are raising concerns about their ability to work free of pressure from supervisors, and their comments are prompting…
Myrtle Beach International Airport received six bids for a planned terminal expansion project that includes up to five aircraft gates.
The 787 Dreamliner program logged five new orders — the first since May — and two cancellations last month.
Threat Management Group, a local protection and integration company, was recently awarded a $7.6 million contract with the Air Force to augment training in detecting drones and their pilots.
For its first time in almost two years, Boeing Co. reported a quarterly profit, but the recovery the planemaker is starting to see is still being hindered by problems with the South Carolina-based 787 Dreamliner program.