Congress is coming to Charleston. While this may make most run for the hills, a congressional committee is coming to North Charleston to hold a hearing on the federal labor lawsuit threatening the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner plant. The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government is planning to hold the hearing in North Charleston [...]
Representatives Joe Wilson and Trey Gowdy have published an opinion piece in Politico, which has also been listed on the Seattle Post website. In the piece Reps. Wilson and Gowdy lay out a defense of Boeing’s decision to locate the second 787 Dreamliner Final Assembly plant in Charleston, South Carolina and point out the federal [...]
Boeing plans to simulate in-flight operations by flying Dreamliner No 2 to the home of 787 launch customer, All Nippon Airways (ANA). The flight, which is planned for July, will see the 787 take off from Washington state and fly to Japan for a dress rehearsal of a full service, long haul flight. Boeing has [...]
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney was in Columbia on Tuesday speaking to the Columbia Urban League. He praised the South Carolina workforce and suggested that Boeing Charleston could be handling even more aircraft work in the future. More in the Charleston Post and Courier.