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Boeing

Boeing is a US multinational aerospace and defence group, which was founded in 1916 by William Boeing. The company merged with McDonnell Douglas in 1997, and its business units include Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.

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April 11

'Experience the Masters', organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, will feature highlights from the Masters Golf Tournament and great views of the harbour at this cocktail function.

Inquiries: 2530 6923

Saturday, 8 April, 2006, 12:00am

Decision on Airbus plant site nears

Aircraft maker expects winning city to be named this month

Airbus and mainland authorities may decide this month which of four cities is the best candidate for its A320 assembly plant as the firm looks to transfer more production to its most promising market.

4 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Boeing sees China fleet quadrupling in 20 years

Company forecasts mainland airlines will spend US$213b to add 2,600 planes

Boeing predicts mainland airlines will buy more than 2,600 commercial jets for a total price tag of about US$213 billion over the next 20 years, company executives said yesterday in Beijing.

21 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Boeing going east for orders of 777 series

Boeing is counting on airlines in India, the Middle East and Asia to prop up sales of its 777 series aircraft, as it targets 400 orders for its newest long-range passenger and freight carriers.

14 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Asia lifts Boeing's hopes for Dreamliner

Company says region's carriers account for 70pc of 'overwhelming' order level

Asian airlines may elevate Boeing back to its position as the world's No1 commercial aircraft manufacturer this year, with regional carriers accounting for 70 per cent of present orders for its new Dreamliner aircraft, the company said yesterday.

28 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Industry probes two more incidents

The Airbus incident at Bangkok airport is one of three involving Hong Kong airlines under investigation.

A Boeing 747 captain is understood to have been demoted and two parallel investigations are being carried out into an incident on July 29 when a Cathay Pacific jet made a sharp turn as it approached Chek Lap Kok.

17 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Phantom flyers to conjure up spectres of the future

The magic words Phantom Works suggest an occult organisation devoted to conjuring up ghosts. Granted, just about every product biotechnology wizards make these days glows in the dark.

26 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Phantom flyers to conjure up spectres of the future

The magic words Phantom Works suggest an occult organisation devoted to conjuring up ghosts. Granted, just about every product biotechnology wizards make these days glows in the dark.

25 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

China Southern in talks to delay delivery of new jets

It hopes Boeing will agree to the move despite a rebound in passenger traffic

China Southern Airlines is negotiating with the Boeing group to delay delivery of four mid-range aircraft this year despite seeing a recovery in passenger traffic recently.

3 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

JAL finalises order for freighters

Hong Kong: Japan Airlines (JAL) has finalised the airline's first order for two Boeing 747-400 freighters. Delivery is planned for 2004. They join JAL's already extensive 747 fleet, which numbers 81 747s of various models - more than any other carrier.

11 Oct 2002 - 12:00am