Amid certification preparations for the 787-9 and ongoing development of the recently launched 787-10, Boeing has announced plans to increase the overall production rate for the new widebody to 12 per month in 2016 and to 14 per month by the end of the decade. Announcing the rate increases during a third-quarter earnings call, Boeing President and CEO Jim McNerney says the 787 program continues to show improvements despite the early problems related to the battery issues and the ongoing ...

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