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Tag: Boeing

  • Tuesday, October 2nd 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    The possible economic options behind Bolsonaro and Haddad

    Haddad has acknowledged he would dump the labor and spending reforms of unpopular outgoing President Michel Temer

    Behind Brazil's polarized presidential election, and unpredictable result, the business class in Latin America's largest economy looking for clear signals of what can be expected as of 2019 either from the former army captain Jair Bolsonaro or from economist Fernando Haddad, handpicked by Lula da Silva as his successor. Hopefully not a choice between “awful” and “extremely awful”

  • Tuesday, July 17th 2018 - 08:52 UTC

    Brazilian GOL Airlines expands fleet converting 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 to MAX 10

    The airline says the advanced airplanes will help GOL meet its commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a young, modern and safe fleet.

    Boeing and GOL Airlines announced that the Brazilian carrier is adding the newest and largest member of the 737 MAX family with a new contract that converts 30 current MAX orders to the 737 MAX 10. GOL also placed a new order for 15 more MAX 8 airplanes, growing GOL’s total MAX orders to 135. The Brazilian airline says the advanced airplanes will help GOL meet its commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a young, modern and safe fleet.

  • Thursday, July 5th 2018 - 07:07 UTC

    Embraer-Boeing combined operations talks “complex” but ongoing

    The two aircraft makers have been discussing for months a transaction in which a new company, Boeing controlled, would be created focused on commercial aviation

    Embraer SA Chief Executive Officer Paulo Souza e Silva said the company is in the final stage of talks to combine operations with Boeing Co, newspaper Valor Economico reported on its website late on Wednesday. Souza e Silva, attending an event hosted by the paper, declined to elaborate on details of the agreement and described the negotiation as “complex.”

  • Thursday, May 17th 2018 - 10:42 UTC

    Boeing wins subsidies dispute with Airbus at WTO

    Boeing chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg said: “Today's final ruling sends a clear message: disregard for the rules and illegal subsidies are not tolerated.”

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) failed to comply with requests to end subsidies for Airbus. US Trade Representative (USTR) said the ruling in the dispute opens the way for placing tariffs on EU goods.

  • Saturday, January 27th 2018 - 09:15 UTC

    Relief in Canada and North Ireland: Bombadier wins trade dispute with the US

    Tariffs of 292% will not now be imposed on orders of C-Series planes by American carriers. About 50 companies in the UK supply Bombardier with parts

    The Canadian aerospace firm which faced damaging import tariffs on one of its jets has won a trade dispute in the United States. The UK government had suspected that Bombardier would lose and unions feared sales and UK jobs connected to the C-Series would be hit. But in a surprise ruling, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rejected a complaint brought by Boeing.

  • Friday, January 12th 2018 - 10:05 UTC

    Boeing's record year of sales with 763 deliveries of market leading 737 and 787 jets

    Boeing reached a new high on the 737 program as it raised production to 47 airplanes a month during the year and began delivering the new 737 MAX

    Boeing delivered more commercial airplanes than any manufacturer for the sixth consecutive year and set an industry record with 763 deliveries in 2017, driven by high output of the market-leading 737 and 787 jets. At the same time, the company grew its backlog with 912 net orders, reflecting healthy demand for its single-aisle and twin-aisle airplanes.

  • Saturday, December 23rd 2017 - 12:29 UTC

    Trump boasts his Xmas present: the US$ 1.5tn tax overhaul law as promised

    “I didn’t want you folks to say I wasn’t keeping my promise. I’m keeping my promise,” he told reporters in the White House.

    US President Donald Trump signed Republicans’ massive US$1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law, cementing the biggest legislative victory of his first year in office, and also approved a short-term spending bill that averts a possible government shutdown. Trump said he wanted to sign the tax bill before leaving Washington for his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, rather than stage a more formal ceremony in January, so he could keep his promise to finish work before Christmas.

  • Saturday, December 23rd 2017 - 09:40 UTC

    Boeing's interest in Embraer conditioned by the Brazilian government

    Temer said he would welcome an injection of foreign capital into Embraer, the company which also makes some military planes

    United States manufacturer Boeing Co sought to calm Brazilian concern about a potential tie-up with Embraer SA after President Michel Temer and other officials warned they would veto any full takeover bid for the regional jet maker.

  • Saturday, October 14th 2017 - 08:16 UTC

    Japan's steel scandal of falsifying quality data has global manufacturing repercussions

    More than 30 non-Japanese customers, including Daimler and Airbus, have been affected by Kobe's data fabrication, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported

    Japan's Kobe Steel has increased the number of firms it says have been affected by its data fabrication scandal from 200 to 500, and has also found “inappropriate actions” relating to nine more products, including falsifying data. Earlier this week, Kobe admitted falsifying quality data on some of its products for up to a decade.

  • Monday, January 11th 2016 - 13:36 UTC

    Boeing king of the skies: record 762 planes delivered last year

    Last year, the US manufacturer delivered 120 of its 737s in the final three months of last year, slightly below the target production rate of 42 a month.

    Boeing looks to have cemented its position as the world's biggest aircraft manufacturer after delivering a record 762 planes last year. The figure exceeds Boeing's previous forecast that it would deliver between 755 and 760 aircraft.