737 http://kplu.org en Boeing expects Asian demand to propel growth http://kplu.org/post/boeing-expects-asian-demand-propel-growth <p>Boeing says the world will need 34,000 new airplanes over the next 20 years, mostly driven by increasing demand from Asia.</p><p>Boeing has to plan 20 years down the line in an industry where designing and building a plane can take almost a decade. The company says it expects airlines will want even more single-aisle airplanes, like its 737s, which are made in Renton.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 22:17:03 +0000 Ashley Gross 5491 at http://kplu.org Boeing expects Asian demand to propel growth Boeing promises fuel efficiency, snags new orders for 737s http://kplu.org/post/boeing-promises-fuel-efficiency-snags-new-orders-737s <p>American Airlines placed the largest aircraft order in history &ndash; 460 new planes. It split those orders between the European aircraft maker Airbus and Washington&rsquo;s own Boeing. But whether or not it&rsquo;s a good thing for the local aerospace company is all in how you look at it. Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:20:35 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2136 at http://kplu.org Boeing promises fuel efficiency, snags new orders for 737s