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...Despite the fact that this airplane might be a little late, this will be an airplane that changes the game," Boeing Commercial Airplanes President Jim Albaugh said at a ceremony in Everett.Various production problems were blamed for the delay...
Boeing faces dilemma: Build 7E7 or lose face as jetmaker

...allocating major work on the 7E7 to Japanese, Italian and other suppliers. With its highly visible marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes was not looking to pressure the Boeing board, said spokeswoman Yvonne Leach, but rather to get customers...
Boeing reverses decision to build 737s in Long Beach

...Aircraft plant in Long Beach, Calif., a company spokesman confirmed today. Craig Martin, a spokesman for Boeing Commercial Airplane Group in Renton, said the latest decision had been relayed to employees but would not comment further pending...
Boeing plant gets renewable energy

...first site we have in the world that is making that commitment," said Jim Albaugh, the president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.Kevin Marsh, the president of SCE&G, said the company is installing and maintaining more than 18,000...
AP source says Boeing to propose temporarily fix 787 batteries

...planes on the ground for more than a month, a congressional official told The Associated Press on Wednesday.Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner is expected to present the plan to Michael Huerta, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration...
Ford finds needed help, hires Boeing executive

...master's degree in management from Massachusetts Institute of Technology PROFESSIONAL HISTORY: Joined Boeing Commercial Airplanes in 1969, worked as an engineer or program manager on the 727, 737, 747, 757 and 767 airplanes; named vice...
Corporations entering brave new world of blogs

...manufacturer Boeing Co. also uses a blog to promote its brand. Randy Baseler, vice president of marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, made his first entry in Randy's Journal on the day before rival Airbus unveiled its A380 superjumbo jet...
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Boeing Co. announces launch order for 7E7 airline

...orders are likely in the coming weeks and months but "probably not on the order of magnitude of this order," Boeing Commercial Airplanes spokeswoman Yvonne Leach said in a telephone interview. The order includes the short-haul Model 3, which...
Converting jets may aid Boeing

SEATTLE - At a time when airliner orders are scarce, Boeing Co.'s commercial jet operation could soon find that one of its largest customers is a very familiar business: the company's own defense division.
Boeing to slash up to 48,000 jobs by 2000

...Asia is driving air traffic down which impacts our customers' plans and operations," said Alan Mulally, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group president. "Our actions today will match production to market demand to support our customers." Boeing...