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  • Boeing (BA) Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney received compensation valued at almost $27.5M in 2012, a 20% increase over the previous year as the aerospace group's jet deliveries overtook arch-rival Airbus for the first time in a decade. [View news story]
    Well that is a lot of money and what about the battery problems, does that not count in establishing his compensation?
    Mar 16, 2013. 06:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing's (BA) 787 could restart flights "in weeks, not in months," the company says after detailing a "permanent fix" for its lithium-ion battery problems that "addresses all (the) causal factors" which led to two burn-outs. Boeing will put the batteries in stainless steel cases, and add extra insulation, spacers and heat-resistant sleeving. Boeing has also asked suppliers Yuasa and Thales to improve production standards. [View news story]
    Hopefully this solves all the problems!!!
    Mar 15, 2013. 04:17 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Boeing (BA +0.15%) receives an order for six 777-300 extended range jets from Swiss International Air Lines in a deal valued at $1.9B at list prices. Meanwhile, Boeing plans to give a briefing in Tokyo tomorrow to "provide details on the proposed permanent solution to the 787 battery issue." The location indicates the importance that the plane maker places on ensuring the happiness of two of its biggest customers, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways. [View news story]
    Good thinking of doing it in Japan!!!!
    Mar 14, 2013. 11:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment