It is time for Boeing CEO Muilenburg to go...
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October 4, 2019 by ERNEST ARVAI for airinsight.com
Boeing's problems are getting worse.
The MAX is grounded, the 787 is being investigated for quality issues and has major engine problems, the 777-X is even further delayed with engine problems, and the KC-46 is failing to meet needs and currently restricted from carrying passengers and cargo.
Now, the prior generation 737NG is developing serious premature failure of structural components that should last the lifetime of the aircraft, and could result in an additional financial drain. We've been looking for good news about Boeing, but simply can't find any.
Compounding the problem, trade wars with China and potential WTO tariffs with Europe do not bode well economically and Boeing could end up the big loser in these geo-political disputes.
While these are not entirely of Boeing's making, the company's efforts to stop the Bombardier C-Series through international trade mechanisms resulted in Airbus picking up a high quality all new aircraft for virtually nothing, forcing Boeing to acquire a majority of Embraer for billions of dollars to keep pace.Advantage Airbus.
Further compounding the problem, a whistleblower report that...
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