Trump extracted a “promise” from Boeing’s CEO that the cost of replacing Air Force One would not exceed $4 billion. This is Trump’s latest move to use the bully pulpit to pressure companies to make it appear as if he is advancing an economic agenda.
Since his victory, Donald Trump has used his Twitter account to generate positive news about himself across the spectrum of media platforms, implanting misleading narratives about his business and economic acumen into national news.
“The plane is totally out of control. I think it’s ridiculous. I think Boeing is doing a little bit of a number. We want Boeing to make a lot of money but not that much money,” Trump told reporters.
Members of Congress whose states or districts benefited from missile defense spending fought doggedly to protect three of the programs long after their shortcomings became obvious.
Paris (AFP) — U.S. planemaker Boeing said about 533,000 new commercial pilots would be needed worldwide in the next two decades to cater to a growing global fleet. It said 584,000 new maintenance technicians would also be required between 2014 and 2033. “Pilot demand in the Asia Pacific region now comprises 41 percent of the […]
By Dan Weikel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A federal safety panel on Tuesday concluded that the pilots flying the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed in San Francisco on July 6, 2013, mismanaged their landing approach and inadvertently shut off an automatic speed control system that might have prevented the accident. Meeting in Washington, […]
Mitt Romney did the usual Republican anti-labor routine today when he slammed Obama for the National Labor Relations Board’s complaint against Boeing in South Carolina: The NLRB handles union issues, including claims of unfair practices by employers against labor unions. In a complaint, the board charged that Boeing built a $750-million airplane factory in nonunion […]