Aviation-industry analyst Richard Aboulafia talks about the state's chances of building the 797, work moves by Boeing and labor relations, and the trade struggles involving Airbus and Embraer, with Seattle Times aerospace reporter Dominic Gates in a Facebook Live Q&A. Watch the rewind.
Well-known aerospace-industry analyst Richard Aboulafia answered readers’ questions in a Facebook Live Q&A with Seattle Times aerospace reporter Dominic Gates on Tuesday.
The state of Washington has just commissioned Aboulafia to report on the state’s chances of securing Boeing’s next new jet, the 797, and he talks about how he will assess those prospects. They also discuss Boeing’s effort to acquire Embraer’s regional jet, the trade disputes involving Airbus and Bombardier, labor relations and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, among other things.
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