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The $65 Million Perk for CEOs: Personal Use of the Corporate Jet Has Soared

One of the flashiest executive perks has roared back since the onset of the pandemic: free personal travel on the company jet.Companies in the S&P 500 spent $65 million for executives to use corporate jets for personal travel in 2022, up about 50% from prepandemic levels three years earlier, a Wall Street Journal analysis found. Early signs suggest the trend continued last year. Copyright ©2024Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 One of the flashiest executive perks

Boeing Faces Longer Wait to Resume MAX Deliveries in China

Updated Jan. 15, 2024 12:03 am ETBEIJING—Boeing’s long-awaited delivery resumption of its 737 MAX jets to China faces fresh delays after the Alaska Airlines incident, as the plane maker was poised to benefit from the thaw in U.S.-China relations.China Southern Airlines, one of several Chinese carriers with undelivered MAX jets, has been readying to receive Boeing’s planes as early as January, people familiar with the matter said. Now the airline is planning to conduct additional safety inspections on those aircraft

'This Has Been Going on for Years.' Inside Boeing's Manufacturing Mess.

Outsourcing worried engineers and sparked battles over quality before a door plug blew out on an Alaska Airlines plane midflight. Outsourcing worried engineers and sparked battles over quality before a door plug blew out on an Alaska Airlines plane midflight. FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article here Denial of responsibility! Techno Blender is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful…

FAA Formally Notifies Boeing of Investigation Following MAX 9 Incident

Jan. 11, 2024 12:53 pm ETFederal regulators have formally notified Boeing that it is being investigated following an incident with its 737 MAX 9 plane.The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that it had notified Boeing of the investigation, which will determine if the company failed to ensure products were safe and met approved designs.Copyright ©2024 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 Jan. 11, 2024 12:53 pm ETFederal regulators have formally notified Boeing

Airbus Shatters Record for Jet Orders as Demand Soars

Updated Jan. 11, 2024 2:43 pm ETLONDON—Airbus, the world’s biggest plane maker, smashed its near-decade old record for the highest number of orders in a single year, as airlines scramble to secure the limited availability of new aircraft.The company said it had booked 2,319 gross orders last year, more than twice the number in 2022 and 29.1% higher than its 1,796 record set in 2014.Copyright ©2024 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 Updated Jan. 11, 2024 2:43 pm ETLONDON—

Walmart Expands Drone Delivery in Dallas as It Races Amazon

Listen to article(1 minute)Drones are more likely to be buzzing overhead this year if you live in Dallas.Walmart plans to offer drone delivery to most of the region this year, a major expansion of its effort in recent years to provide the delivery option to some customers in several states.Copyright ©2024 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 Listen to article(1 minute)Drones are more likely to be buzzing overhead this year if you live in Dallas.Walmartplans to offer drone

Boeing CEO Says Company Needs to Acknowledge ‘Our Mistake’

Updated Jan. 9, 2024 5:07 pm ETBoeing CEO David Calhoun said the company needs to acknowledge its mistake as the aircraft maker reels from a door-plug failure that has resulted in roughly 170 of its planes being grounded and spooked its customers. “We are gonna approach this—No. 1—acknowledging our mistake,” Calhoun said Tuesday in an address to employees just days after the incident on an Alaska Airlines flight. “We’re gonna approach it with 100% and complete transparency every step of the way.”Copyright ©2024Dow Jones

Alaska Airlines Blowout Reveals Cockpit Door Vulnerability on Boeing Jet

After an emergency exit-sized hole opened in the side of Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 at 16,000 feet, a separate chaotic episode erupted when the cockpit door mysteriously flew open.That meant the pilots were subjected to the deafening wind and noise from the back of the plane—and also made the cockpit accessible to anyone inclined to try to force their way in.Copyright ©2024Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 After an emergency exit-sized hole opened in the side of

Elon Musk Criticizes WSJ Reporting on His Use of Illegal Drugs

Elon Musk reacted to a Wall Street Journal article detailing how leaders at Tesla and SpaceX are worried that his drug use could harm his companies.He weighed in with a flurry of social-media posts in recent days on his platform X, mentioning he didn’t fail drug tests. He also criticized the Journal and referenced business successes at Tesla and SpaceX.Copyright ©2024Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 Elon Musk reacted to a Wall Street Journal article detailing how

Alaska Airlines Boeing Probe: What We Know

It has been more than two days since Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 made an emergency landing after a section of the aircraft ripped off midair, leaving a hole in the plane at 16,000 feet. Here’s what we know so far about an investigation that officials from the National Transportation Safety Board opened into the incident.At this point, the probe is focused on the Alaska incident and not on a broader set of aircraft, such as separate versions of the 737 MAX or other planes. The focus could change as evidence surfaces about…