The decline in air travel amid the pandemic has led Boeing to consider moving its commercial airplane headquarters in Washington from Renton to Everett.
Besides consolidating production of its 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, Boeing also wants to establish a mobile leadership team by putting managers close to production and delivery facilities.
- WSJ: Boeing moving all 787 Dreamliner production from Everett to South Carolina (Sep 29, 2020, King 5)
This post is based on the Herald Net article, A Boeing executive delivers good and bad news for Everett, by Janice Podsada, October 23, 2020; the Puget Sound Business Journal article, Renton mayor says Boeing 737 Max production isn’t moving to Everett, by Andrew McIntosh, November 19, 2020; the FlightGlobal article, Return of 737 Max marks just one of Boeing’s comeback challenges for 2021, by Jon Hemmerdinger, December 14, 2020; and the YouTube video in the Spotlight. Image source: ©Digital Vision/Getty Images, Inc.
1. What measures did Boeing adopt to adjust its commercial airlines’ production, in response to the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic?
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