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Boeing's (BA) Chief Executive Jim McNerney issues a statement in response to to the FAA's...

Boeing's (BA) Chief Executive Jim McNerney issues a statement in response to to the FAA's suspension of U.S. flights of the Dreamliner, saying BA is "committed to supporting the FAA and finding answers as quickly as possible." McNerney insists the company is working "around the clock with its customers and the various regulatory and investigative authorities," and reiterates the company's confidence that the 787 is safe. "We stand behind its overall integrity." McNerney says, and the company "deeply regrets the impact" on airlines and passengers.
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  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    This is going to be a bonanza for the "voluntary bump" value of seats on Airbus flights on routes where 787s are common. More here on this tactic, if you are interested: http://seekingalpha.co...
    16 Jan 2013, 08:57 PM Reply Like
  • Hillbilly Stock Star
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    I try to fly airlines with very well paid pilots!
    16 Jan 2013, 09:42 PM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Amen to that. One doesn't want the driver contemplating the insolvency of his pension plan at 35,000'.
    16 Jan 2013, 09:59 PM Reply Like
  • Regarded Solutions
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    http://seekingalpha.co...
    16 Jan 2013, 10:07 PM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Investors really should read the above article ( http://seekingalpha.co... ) carefully. This is worth reading/understanding/... on.
    16 Jan 2013, 10:14 PM Reply Like
  • BIG_BEN
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    queue thomas85225
    16 Jan 2013, 10:26 PM Reply Like
  • larocag
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    He had an uncharacteristically understated response to the earlier news. Hope he is still physically well.
    16 Jan 2013, 10:33 PM Reply Like
  • thomas85225
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    Where has Boeing's Chief Executive Jim McNerney been for the last 4 years with the all the 787 problems and 747-8 problems ?

     

    Boeing say it would assemble one 787 ever three days four years ago ! Boeing should have delivery 300 to 400 787 to date !
    and when will Boeing assembly 10 787 per months ?

     

    Phil Condit who was the General Manager of the 777 program division and was the only hand on manager in many ways

     

    All the money that Boeing pay in salary, bonus and stocks Boeing could hire a Quality Teams to inspected the aircrafts before its leave the factory and before its made the News again and again ect and the FAA Fine Boeing again and paid
    late FEE to airline again

     

    United Airlines is not the only one that has had to wait for the new plane. The list includes Air India, China Southern Airlines, Japan Airlines and Qantas, at least. Bloomberg reported that:

     

    Qantas will get $433 million from Boeing, including more than $300 million compensation for 787 delays and a refund of deposits for the canceled order, Chief Financial Official Gareth Evans said today at a press briefing.
    Read more: Another Humilation for Boeing - 24/7 Wall St. http://bit.ly/V9eoXu

     

    What will be the cost of the 787 being grounded ?

     

    Last year the FAA fine Boeing one Millions on the 777 oxygen’s system that were incorrectly installed
    In 1990 the FAA fine Boeing 26.2 millions for not build the 757 per drawing

     

    http://bit.ly/13Baab8

     

    What is the cost of lithium ion battery and the weight saving
    vs the cost of fixing Boeing image ?

     

    Boeing spokesperson statement about the 787

     

    http://bit.ly/V7vyEF
    17 Jan 2013, 01:33 AM Reply Like
  • larocag
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    Nicely struck thomas85225.
    17 Jan 2013, 01:42 AM Reply Like
  • BIG_BEN
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    and there it is... I remember when this site was not full of bots and crazies. I really miss those days :(
    17 Jan 2013, 04:33 AM Reply Like
  • 1980XLS-2.0
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    Do I get a discount for taking a seat near the Battery?
    17 Jan 2013, 04:41 AM Reply Like
  • Maninder Batra
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    @1980XLS, better wear a fire proof jacket too.
    17 Jan 2013, 04:46 AM Reply Like
  • BIG_BEN
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    of all the things wrong with the plane, the batteries seem the most frustrating when the FAA already had regulations about lithium batteries in carry-on and checked baggage. If i recall, it came about because of laptop batteries that caught fire. Also remember a few iPhones too. Why was that the battery choice? Wonder how much weight they really saved? Or wonder if the risk department just calculated the risk of fire X estimated lawsuits from a crash and found it it was less than the fuel saving an airline would realize!
    17 Jan 2013, 10:33 AM Reply Like
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