Boeing Commercial Airplanes

By Kevin Michaels
Boeing’s new leaders would be wise to study GE’s metamorphosis under Larry Culp.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Joe Anselmo, Michael Bruno, Richard Aboulafia, Ron Epstein
Industry analysts Ron Epstein and Richard Aboulafia join Aviation Week editors to discuss the momentous challenges facing Boeing’s next leader—and who that leader might be.
Check 6

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno, Steve Trimble, Irene Klotz, Guy Norris
Boeing’s new leadership in Commercial Airplanes and at the top are likely just the beginning of major changes at the manufacturing giant.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Joe Anselmo, Michael Bruno, Jens Flottau, Guy Norris
Aviation Week editors break down the seismic leadership changes announced by Boeing and what they mean for the company's future.
Check 6

By Sean Broderick, Steve Trimble
Leadership changes at Boeing have Commercial Airplanes CEO Stan Deal out effective immediately, while both CEO Dave Calhoun and chair Larry Kellner revealed their departure dates.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno
A revamped master supplier schedule is one sign the company may be serious about addressing years of problematic quality.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Sean Broderick
An FAA draft rule says Boeing learned of the issue when an operator reported "multiple unusual spoiler deployments" during several flights on one aircraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Sean Broderick
The FAA launched its audit in the wake of the Jan. 5 Alaska Airlines 737-9 incident in which a door plug blew off the aircraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Sean Broderick, Michael Bruno
New, more hands-on production surveillance is likely to emerge from Boeing’s supply chain and quality missteps.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Michael Bruno
Doug Ackerman, vice president for supplier quality at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, updated a key supplier conference on the nature of its supply chain problems.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Michael Bruno
The FAA’s decision to freeze 737 MAX production levels likely does not have a significant effect on top suppliers, according to executives and analysts.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Adrian Schofield
Thai Airways is expected to soon announce details of major widebody aircraft orders it has negotiated.
Airlines & Lessors

Anthony L. Velocci Jr.
Holding 70% of the company’s outstanding shares, they could declare a crisis of confidence, challenge the status quo and demand a change in top management.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Sean Broderick
Boeing’s newest 737-7 exemption request faces opposition from inside and outside the FAA.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Joe Anselmo, Sean Broderick, Daniel Williams, Michael Bruno, Guy Norris
As bad as it is for Boeing, it could have been a lot worse. Listen in as our editors discuss the Alaska Airlines midair blowout.
Check 6

By Sean Broderick
Figuring out what happened with four bolts on the Alaska Airlines accident flight 737 MAX is emerging as a key task in NTSB's probe.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Christine Boynton, Sean Broderick, Guy Norris, Helen Massy-Beresford
NTSB reports that the door "plug" which detached from an Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9 during a mid-air incident Jan. 5 has now been found.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Readers write about the Nov. 13 and Nov. 27 covers, U.S. Navy’s E-2 Hawkeyes and the need for better bladeout safety.
Aviation Week & Space Technology

By Michael Bruno
If 2023 is any indication, 2024 could be a yearlong Festivus in the supply chain.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

By Sean Broderick, Guy Norris
Boeing has been granted long-awaited type inspection authorization for the 737-10, marking a major milestone in the company's progress since the 737 MAX returned from a global grounding.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Kurt Hofmann
The CEO of SunExpress tells Aviation Daily about how the carrier plans to grow following its recent order for up to 90 Boeing 737 MAX-family aircraft.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton, Jens Flottau, Guy Norris
Emirates leads a long list of commercial aircraft orders announced at Dubai Airshow, but the fortunes of Airbus and Boeing differed.
Dubai Airshow

By Jens Flottau
Riyadh Air will need “a few more weeks” to decide on a large order for narrowbodies, a senior airline executive says on the sidelines of Dubai Airshow.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Christine Boynton
Ethiopian Airlines CEO notes its latest order emphasizes its confidence in the improvements Boeing has made to the 737 MAX following the fatal crash the carrier suffered in 2019.
Dubai Airshow

By Guy Norris
Bolstered by fresh orders from Emirates, flydubai and Royal Jordanian, the Middle East market continues to lead global demand for widebodies, according to Boeing's latest forecast.
Dubai Airshow