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Boeing Delivers 290 Airplanes In 2005.  
User currently offlineWINGS From Portugal, joined May 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 68
Posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3096 times:

Its now official people. Boeing has released their delivery numbers for 2005. 290 deliveries in 2005 despite a four week machinist strike.

http://msnbc.msn.com/id/10792890/

BOEING DELIVERIES

2005 290 Frames
2004 285 Frames
2003 281 Frames

FOURTH QUARTER DELIVERY'S

B717- 4 Frames
B737- 52 Frames
B747- 4 Frames
B767-3 Frames
B777-10 frames

TOTAL 73 Frames

Regards,
Wings


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User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2753 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 3085 times:

How many planes was their initial target before the strike last year?


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User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4165 posts, RR: 90
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3048 times:
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Quoting OyKIE (Reply 1):
How many planes was their initial target before the strike last year?

320 was their guidance prior to the September strike. So they delivered 30 less than expected and they still need to deliver an extra 30 over the next year depending upon productivity gains and production rate increases.

The company surprised many industry analysts a couple of months ago when Boeing Chairman and Chief Executive W. James McNerney Jr. said about 30 jets whose delivery was delayed by a four-week Machinists strike in September would not be fully made up until after 2006.

"I feel very good about our production rate increase plan," Mulally said. "It reflects all our lesson learned from the past. We have a very disciplined commitment and compliance process. ... We decided three times not to increase production rates faster. That's why we are not making up those 30 planes until we are absolutely on our way to making these rates changes, and then we will look later about going up even higher."

As you can see they are working on making up on what they failed to deliver due to the Machinist strike whilst managing their supply chain to cope with their planned production increases for 2006 onwards.

Regards, PanAm_DC10

Source for Mr McNerney's and Mr Mulally's comments;

http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/252737_mulally20.html



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User currently offlineScbriml From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 12570 posts, RR: 46
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 3039 times:
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It's not a bad total given they basically lost a whole month's production. Just pro-rata up for 12 months would give 316. Would that have been close to their original target?

By reasonable way of comparison, Airbus's total to end November was 337 and could hit 370 for the full year.



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User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4165 posts, RR: 90
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2981 times:
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For those whom are interested as to how many deliveries Airbus and Boeing expect to make in 2006 the following fair use excerpt should provide an insight;

By James Gunsalus
Jan. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Boeing Co., the No. 2 maker of commercial airplanes, said jet deliveries rose 1.8 percent to 290 last year and will jump to 395 this year as improving economies spur global demand from low-cost carriers and leasing companies.


Boeing's top three customers were ILFC, Southwest and Ryanair in that order

We still have to wait until the 17th for Airbus' final total's but per the report;

Airbus had said it would deliver 370 planes in 2005 and forecast deliveries of more than 400 aircraft this year. It plans to announce 2005 order and delivery totals on Jan. 17.

Regards, PanAm_DC10



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User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2753 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2958 times:

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 2):
320 was their guidance prior to the September strike

Thank You PanAm_DC10. Do you know their planned number for 2006? I think McNerny is wise not to step up production to fast, so that Boeing gets the shortage they got the last time.

On a sidenote: Did PanAm buy those DC-10 first hand from Douglas first hand? I was not aware that they used them.



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User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4165 posts, RR: 90
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2934 times:
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Quoting OyKIE (Reply 5):
Thank You PanAm_DC10. Do you know their planned number for 2006? I think McNerny is wise not to step up production to fast, so that Boeing gets the shortage they got the last time.

You're correct with your assessment OyKIE I also believe the same applied to Mr Mulally whom replaced Mr Woodward for the 1997 debacle as referenced in the article. Initial guidance for Boeing's 2006 deliveries is 395 frames.

Quoting OyKIE (Reply 5):
On a sidenote: Did PanAm buy those DC-10 first hand from Douglas first hand? I was not aware that they used them.

They acquired them via their merger with National.

Regards, PanAm_DC10



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User currently offlineGARPD From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2005, 2663 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2920 times:

290 eh
Quite a lacklustre result, when compared to the record breaking order fest.

But then, they basically lost an entire month. So perhaps the number is not too bad considering that.



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User currently offlineWINGS From Portugal, joined May 2005, 2831 posts, RR: 68
Reply 8, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2836 times:

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 2):

320 was their guidance prior to the September strike. So they delivered 30 less than expected and they still need to deliver an extra 30 over the next year depending upon productivity gains and production rate increases.

Thanks PanAm, we can always count on you to keep us informed.

Quoting GARPD (Reply 7):
But then, they basically lost an entire month. So perhaps the number is not too bad considering that.

Considering the month long strike by the Boeing machinist, this could have turned out even worse. Luckily for Boeing they were able to negociate a settlement before any serious damage.

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User currently offlineAstuteman From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2005, 10070 posts, RR: 97
Reply 9, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 2739 times:
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Quoting GARPD (Reply 7):
290 eh
Quite a lacklustre result, when compared to the record breaking order fest.

To be fair to Boeing, GARPD, the original plan for 320 frames in 2005 would have been driven by the order backlog prior to the start of 2005.

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 2):
We have a very disciplined commitment and compliance process. ... We decided three times not to increase production rates faster. That's why we are not making up those 30 planes until we are absolutely on our way to making these rates changes, and then we will look later about going up even higher."

As Mulally says, winding up the production process significantly is fraught with risk, and Boeing are being properly careful to ensure that the supply chain can ramp up with them.
Some of that takes time, so you see the effects of the orderfest of 2005 being manifest in 2006 and 2007.

Hence 395 planned for 2006, and IIRC c450 predicted for 2007

Regards


User currently offlineOyKIE From Norway, joined Jan 2006, 2753 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2665 times:

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 6):
They acquired them via their merger with National.

Regards, PanAm_DC10

Thank you for your information regarding both the order and the DC-10 question.



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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31056 posts, RR: 87
Reply 11, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2654 times:
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Quoting GARPD (Reply 7):
Quite a lacklustre result, when compared to the record breaking order fest

Yes, but that "orderfest" will drive increased deliveries through the early 2010s, just as Airbus' deliveries the past few years have been strong thanks to their strong orders in previous years.


User currently offlinePanAm_DC10 From Australia, joined Aug 2000, 4165 posts, RR: 90
Reply 12, posted (8 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 2535 times:
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Here is the number Airbus are reported to announce for 2005 deliveries on the 17th:

378

By Andrea Rothman
Jan. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Airbus SAS, the world's biggest planemaker, delivered 30 percent more planes than Boeing Co. last year and beat its own forecast as airlines added fuel-efficient new jets, said three people familiar with the results.

The company, based in Toulouse, France, sold a record 378 aircraft, compared with the 370 it had projected, said the people who declined to be identified before the tally is announced by Chief Executive Officer Gustav Humbert on Jan. 17 in Paris.


That would be 8 more than their initial guidance of 370

Regards. PanAm_DC10



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