Tag Archives: Boeing

Boeing Responds to FAA Approval to Resume 737 MAX Operations; CEO David Calhoun Quoted

David Calhoun

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has rescinded the order that paused commercial operations of Boeing 737-8s and 737-9s, which will enable airlines under the agency’s jurisdiction to resume service, as well as allow Boeing to deliver offerings. "The lessons we have learned… have reshaped our company and further focused our attention on our core values of safety, quality and integrity," said David Calhoun, chief executive officer of Boeing.

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Boeing Donates Grants Package to Support Veterans Globally; Dave Calhoun Quoted

David Calhoun

Boeing has announced a $14.2 million charitable grants package that will support 97 veterans organizations worldwide by funding veterans workforce transition services, recovery and rehabilitation programs. Boeing is proud to partner with leading veterans organizations to provide our global veteran communities and their families with essential workforce transition support, and recovery and rehabilitation programs that address mental health," said Boeing president and CEO Dave Calhoun.

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Boeing Names Jinnah Hosein VP of Software Engineering; Dave Calhoun, Greg Hyslop Quoted

Jinnah Hosein

Boeing has appointed Jinnah Hosein as vice president of Software Engineering, effective immediately, to strengthen the company’s software engineering across the enterprise. Hosein will report to Greg Hyslop, Boeing chief engineer and senior vice president of Engineering, Test and Technology. "Jinnah will be a transformational leader for Boeing," said Dave Calhoun.

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Boeing Invests Funds to Support Indigenous Communities; Marc Allen, Kathleen Jolivette Quoted

Marc Allen

Boeing has recently committed $1.3 million to support Indigenous communities across the nation. The company has donated $300 thousand to clean water, education and natural disaster response; $140 thousand to the Pacific Northwest; and $60 thousand to support Oklahoma STEM education programs for students. An additional $840 thousand will fund future projects for Native American and Indigenous communities. 

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USAF Extends Boeing Contract to Deliver Japan KC-46 Tankers; Col. Jason Lindsey, Will Shaffer Quoted

Will Shaffer

Boeing will deliver the third and fourth Boeing KC-46 tanker through the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) process for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s (JASDF), following the U.S. Air Force's extension option. “Japan’s new tankers will play an invaluable role in the security alliance between our two countries,” said Col. Jason Lindsey, U.S. Air Force KC-46 System program manager.

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Leidos to Support AFA CyberPatriot Program; Bernie Skoch, Boe Boera Quoted

Leidos

Leidos will continue its support for the Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot program, the nation's largest youth cyber education program, marking the 11th consecutive year. "The Air Force Association is privileged to once again receive the strong support of Leidos," said Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot national commissioner. “As a founding partner of CyberPatriot, Leidos support continues to play a key role in CyberPatriot's growth.”

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Boeing Expands Renewable Energy Initiative; Chris Raymond, Beth Schryer Quoted

Chris Raymond

Boeing has entered into a multi-state agreement to purchase carbon-neutral power for its Chicago headquarters and sites in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The purchase will expand Boeing’s  initiative to power worksites and manufacturing facilities using 100 percent renewable electricity. "These actions reflect Boeing’s commitment to innovate and operate to make the word better,” said Boeing’s chief sustainability officer Chris Raymond.

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Boeing Consolidates Production of 787 Jets; Stan Deal Quoted

Stan Deal

The Boeing Company will consolidate production of 787 jets at its facility in North Charleston, S.C., starting in mid-2021, to remediate the effects of COVID-19. The decision will preserve liquidity and reposition of business and enhance efficiency of performance. “The Boeing 787 is the tremendous success,” said Stan Deal president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. 

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Will Roper Eyes Autonomous Capabilities for Air Force’s Future Tankers

Will Roper

Will Roper, assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics at the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said a redesign of the KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft’s remote vision system is driving the service to plan for the possible integration of autonomous or semi-autonomous capabilities into its next tanker, the Military website reported Thursday.

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