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Aerospace and Boeing Beat Reporter — Wall Street Journal

Aerospace & Boeing beat reporter for The Wall Street Journal. New dad, chaser of things that fly, unapologetic geek.

Boeing's Most Critical Mission: Cut Dreamliner Costs

wsj.com — Boeing is expected to have another banner year in 2014, but to succeed in the long run, it will have to slash the cost of building the Dreamliner while meeting ambitious delivery schedules for six new commercial-jet models it plans to churn out in the next six years. .
Feb 11, 2016

RT @jonostrower: Jan. 7, 2014: Boeing's Key Mission: Cut Dreamliner Cost on.wsj.com/1o6XHvK

Boeing to Cut Jobs, Starting With Management

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Plane maker says it plans to cut employees, beginning with some executives and managers Boeing Co. said it plans to cut management jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive, as the aircraft builder deals with rising competition.
Feb 10, 2016

An anguished Ray Conner addressed Boeing employees Wed. about the need for cost cuts amid its eroding market share. on.wsj.com/23XvWGb

Feb 10, 2016

RT @jonostrower: An anguished Ray Conner addressed Boeing employees Wed. about the need for cost cuts amid its eroding market share. on.wsj.com/23XvWGb

Feb 10, 2016

RT @jonostrower: An anguished Ray Conner addressed Boeing employees Wed. about the need for cost cuts amid its eroding market share. on.wsj.com/23XvWGb

Feb 10, 2016

RT @jonostrower: An anguished Ray Conner addressed Boeing employees Wed. about the need for cost cuts amid its eroding market share. on.wsj.com/23XvWGb

Feb 10, 2016

SCOOP: Boeing Commercial CEO Wants Decision on New Jet As Early As This Year -Sources on.wsj.com/23XvWGb

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Embraer Said to Be Set to Win Deal for up to 60 Jets for Alaska Air

Feb 08, 2016

Scoop from 36,000 feet: Embraer Tipped to Win Deal for up to 60 E175s for Alaska -Sources on.wsj.com/1K8wGll

Feb 08, 2016

RT @jonostrower: Scoop from 36,000 feet: Embraer Tipped to Win Deal for up to 60 E175s for Alaska -Sources on.wsj.com/1K8wGll

Boeing May Deliver 737 Max Ahead of Target

wsj.com — DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Decision on accelerated deliveries will depend on certification and flight-testing effort, CFO says Boeing Co.
Feb 03, 2016

Boeing CFO confirms 737 Max on track to deliver early, no change to 3Q17 target on.wsj.com/1QGpJr3 pic.twitter.com/VA6IJtoBIt

Feb 03, 2016

RT @jonostrower: Boeing CFO confirms 737 Max on track to deliver early, no change to 3Q17 target on.wsj.com/1QGpJr3 pic.twitter.com/VA6IJtoBIt

Boeing Aims for Early 737 Max Deliveries

wsj.com — Boeing Co. is on pace to achieve a rare feat in its industry: delivering a new jetliner ahead of schedule. The 737 Max, an updated version of its best-selling single-aisle jet, completed its first flight Friday, a key step toward Boeing's goal of delivering the first plane to Southwest Airlines Co.
Feb 02, 2016

Boeing tells airlines 737 Max may arrive early, bucking an industry trend of delays on.wsj.com/1SVu0dt via @jonostrower

Feb 02, 2016

A 737 Max - adjusted for inflation - is less expensive to buy in 2016 than a 737 classic was 25 years ago. on.wsj.com/1RXROxc #redblue

Feb 02, 2016

RT @jonostrower: A 737 Max - adjusted for inflation - is less expensive to buy in 2016 than a 737 classic was 25 years ago. on.wsj.com/1RXROxc #redblue

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Boeing Earnings: What to Watch

wsj.com — Boeing Co. is scheduled to announce its fourth quarter and full year 2015 earnings before the market opens Wednesday. Here's what you need to know: EARNINGS FORECAST: Net profit for the quarter of $1.54 a share is the consensus of analysts, according to Thomson Reuters, compared with $2.02 a year prior.

Blizzard forced more than 10,000 flights to be canceled

marketwatch.com — The biggest winter storm of the season brought heavy snowfalls across the mid-Atlantic, snarling transportation networks and paralyzing regional travel. As the storm bore down on the East Coast's biggest hubs, more than 10,200 flights were canceled throughout the weekend -- including more than 4,400 on Saturday and nearly 2,400 on Sunday -- according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.

Winter Storm Snarls Transportation Networks Across Region

wsj.com — The biggest winter storm of the season brought heavy snowfalls across the mid-Atlantic, snarling transportation networks and paralyzing regional travel. As the storm bore down on the East Coast's biggest hubs, more than 9,000 flights were canceled throughout the weekend-including more than 4,300 on Saturday alone-according to flight-tracking website FlightAware.
Jan 23, 2016

Airline consolidation's upside: When you need to fly a plane out of a storm's path there are more hubs to flee to. on.wsj.com/1Jt6CRI

Jan 23, 2016

Unintended consequence of DOT tarmac rule: Airlines invested in automated rebooking tools to relocate pax & planes. on.wsj.com/1Jt6CRI

Jan 23, 2016

RT @jonostrower: Unintended consequence of DOT tarmac rule: Airlines invested in automated rebooking tools to relocate pax & planes. https:…

How the Boeing 747 Got Left Behind

wsj.com — A drop in the global air-cargo business is hastening the decline of the 747 jumbo jet just as Boeing Co. is preparing to launch a new plane that could ultimately replace it. With its distinctive hump and four big engines, the 747, nicknamed "the queen of the skies," has been a symbol of jet travel for much of the past four decades.

Boeing and Its Customers Try to Put a Price Tag on Fuel Savings

wsj.com — With demand for more-efficient jets surging, airlines appear willing to make big investments to save on fuel costs. But as Boeing completes plans for the new version of its 777 jetliner, the aerospace maker and its customers are struggling to determine just how much they are willing to pay to achieve it.
Jan 20, 2016

It's worth a re-look at this from 2013: Boeing and Its Customers Try to Put a Price Tag on Fuel Savings on.wsj.com/20ftQ1y

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Feb 12, 2016

Boeing adds F/A-18 to the list of receiver aircraft for KC-46A refueling trials. First with the host and drogue. pic.twitter.com/nlHyGbsByR

Feb 12, 2016

Photographing 737 Max taking off for a test on Tuesday morning I inadvertently created an amazing panorama. bit.ly/1KL75it #avgeek

Feb 12, 2016

RT @WSJ: The Smithsonian is giving space-lovers a virtual look inside Apollo 11. You can even read the graffiti on the walls. on.wsj.com/1PHxV7V

Feb 12, 2016

RT @flight_report: The first two #A320neo at the @airbus delivery center, seems like LH changed A320-200 for A320neo on the livery pic.twitter.com/40fuVK8MtW

Feb 12, 2016

Bring on MoM: All-new midrange small twin-aisle. Boeing’s first all-new airplane for its second century. Bold & very, very expensive. (5/6)

Feb 12, 2016

Old small twin, new small twin. 767-200/300 slimed down, cleaned up with new generation engines. An Everett “Max“. (4/6)

Feb 12, 2016

Leverage the past to create a future: Stretch 737 fuselage + taller gear, bigger engines & new wings. Is it still a 737? Ask the FAA. (3/6)

Feb 12, 2016

Replace the 757? Bring it back with with new engines, aero improvements, new interior, flight deck. Twice considered, twice rejected. (2/6)


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