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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A total of 11 deliveries were logged last month — less than half the number from the same period last year — and seven of them were the 787 jet built in South Carolina and Washington state.
Boeing Co. is lowering its expectations around demand for new jetliners over the next decade as the coronavirus pandemic continues to undercut air travel.
While this move to consolidate all 787 Dreamliner assembly in South Carolina will take months to plan, it's been years in the making.
After a couple months of speculation about the move, Boeing Co. confirmed Thursday it will consolidate production of its 787 Dreamliner jet in South Carolina, marking a major shift for the company.
The planemaker pays the Charleston County Aviation Authority $1 a year to lease the 214 acres that house its Dreamliner manufacturing campus.
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration began a test flight of Boeing's revamped 737 Max jetliner on Wednesday as his agency considers whether to allow the plane to return to flight after two deadly crashes.
An announcement that Boeing Co. will consolidate 787 Dreamliner assembly in South Carolina is imminent, the Wall Street Journal reports, and could be made as soon as this week.
SKF says it's embarking on a $62 million investment plan designed to strengthen its competitiveness in the North American market.
Boeing is expected to make a decision soon on whether or not it will shift 787 production to one site. Union leaders and local officials in Everett, Wash., have been worried about their plant, but the same level of angst and anxiety hasn't been playing out in South Carolina.
While the newly-released report focuses on the 737 Max jet that was grounded after two deadly crashes, it also addresses how safety concerns go beyond the Max program.
The company confirmed Tuesday that it identified another production issue with the 787 that could cause delays, this time involving a part that's made in Salt Lake City.
A hearing investigating claims that Boeing South Carolina unlawfully fired workers because of their support for a union bid got underway this week. Because of the ongoing pandemic, all proceedings will be held over Zoom.
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CEO Dave Calhoun said in a memo late last week that the company intends to increase the representation rate of Black Boeing employees in the U.S. by 20 percent.
A 787-10 jet was chosen for the 2020 program, marking the first time a South Carolina-made plane was used as the ecoDemonstrator.
So far, eight 787 jets have been immediately pulled from service due to two "distinct manufacturing issues" with the aft-body sections that are fabricated and joined in South Carolina.
In a memo sent to employees Monday, CEO David Calhoun said the company will be reducing its workforce beyond their initial target of 10 percent.
Just four planes were delivered company-wide in July. Two of them were 787 Dreamliners.
Pressure was coming from some of the most senior managers at the plant, according to letters sent this week detailing violations of an FAA oversight program.
Aviation regulators say managers at Boeing's South Carolina plant pressured safety representatives and interfered with their work.
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Production of the Dreamliner could be shifted to one plant instead of the current model which splits it between factories in Everett, Wash. and North Charleston.
Federal safety regulators are moving closer to letting the grounded Boeing 737 Max fly again with changes that planemaker made to the jet after two deadly crashes.
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The planemaker continued to rack up cancellations and attracted just one new order last month. Boeing has now lost 784 net orders this year.
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British Airways has received delivery of its first South Carolina-made 787-10 aircraft, about six months later than originally planned.
The Transportation Department said it would suspend passenger flights of four Chinese airlines to and from the United States starting June 16.
Allegations against Boeing were made by the International Association of Machinists, a union that has tried to represent flight-line workers at Boeing's North Charleston plant where the company makes its 787 Dreamliner jet.
Boeing Co. has restarted the assembly line for its long-grounded 737 Max after a roughly four month-hiatus.
About 6,770 Boeing workers in the U.S. will lose their jobs in this first wave of mass layoffs.
The oversized cargo planes, lined up nose to tail on the tarmac at Boeing's South Carolina Dreamliner plant, created a scene that Boeing CEO David Calhoun said has "never been seen before."
After shutting down for more than three weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic, Boeing called thousands of its employees back to work Sunday and Monday as production of the 787 Dreamliner resumed.
The company's anticipated use of government aid was the reason former Gov. Nikki Haley cited when she stepped down from the board last month.
Sites that produce commercial jets, including the South Carolina plant, and services locations will "bear the brunt" of the job losses, CEO David Calhoun said.
A planned May 4 reopening date means the North Charleston plant will have been shut down for roughly the same amount of time that Boeing's production was halted on the West Coast, about three and a half weeks.
The cut could also come with reductions in employment and would bring the 787's monthly production rate into the single digits.
There are no plans yet to resume production at the Dreamliner plant in North Charleston, which has been temporarily shut down since last Wednesday.
Boeing Co. has been hit by a complaint from a federal agency claiming the planemaker unlawfully fired and disciplined employees at its North Charleston campus because they supported joining a union.
Though Boeing is a likely recipient of $17 billion set aside in the CARES Act, the company has not stated publicly if it plans to utilize those funds.
The company employs about 6,900 workers in South Carolina, making the aerospace giant the largest private-sector employer in Charleston County and one of the biggest manufacturers in the state.
The hiatus, which starts at the end of second shift on Wednesday, includes the closing of the company's only assembly plant that's still making commercial jets.
Boeing Co. is offering employees buyouts in an effort to offset the financial strain brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Instead of hauling wings and fuselages to final assembly sites, the modified 747 plane may be used by the federal government in the coming weeks to ship medical supplies.