Category Archives: Aerospace

Boeing hires new leader to replace Wyse as head of S.C. operations

Joan Robinson-Berry

A little more than a year after assuming the helm of Boeing South Carolina, Beverly Wyse is no longer head of the North Charleston Dreamliner campus. Joan Robinson-Berry, a 30-year Boeing employee, succeeds Wyse.

Nonstop flights between CHS, DEN start this week

Southwest Airlines will begin offering weekly nonstop flights between Charleston International Airport and Denver International Airport on Saturday. Flights are about 3 1/2 hours in both directions.

Clemson researcher gets $2M for composites project

Amod Ogale, director of the Clemson University Center for Advanced Engineering Fibers and Films and Dow Chemical Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received $2 million to join a project aiming to lower the cost of lighter-weight composite materials. (Photo/Clemson University)

After 30 years of creating composites that are stronger and lighter than steel, making them less pricey is a new challenge for Clemson researcher Amod Ogale. He has received $2 million to join a project aiming to do just that.

Boeing Co. celebrates centennial with plaudits at S.C. Statehouse

The aerospace giant received proclamations and praise from politicians and community leaders on “Boeing Impact Day.” Boeing South Carolina, which rolled out of its first 787 Dreamliner in April 2012, has delivered 100 planes as of February 2016.

Boeing S.C. marks milestone with 100th Dreamliner

Beverly Wyse (right), vice president and general manager of Boeing S.C., was joined by Terri Pope, American Airlines’ operations vice president in Charlotte, who took delivery Tuesday of American's new 787 built in North Charleston. (Photo/Kim McManus)

About four years after the first S.C.-built Dreamliner rolled out of Boeing South Carolina’s final assembly in North Charleston, the facility delivered its 100th Dreamliner to American Airlines on Tuesday. The 787-8 Dreamliner sat on Boeing’s flight line next to

Boeing plans job cuts in airplane programs

In an effort to remain competitive and cut costs, Boeing plans to eliminate an unspecified number of jobs in its commercial airplane programs, division CEO Ray Conner told employees in a webcast on Wednesday. Boeing did not release any information on

Boeing plans job cuts in airplane programs

Boeing plans to cut jobs in its commercial airplanes division, which includes its 787 Dreamliner program in North Charleston (pictured). The company did not disclose where, when or how many jobs will be eliminated. (Photo/Liz Segrist) In an effort to

Boeing delivers first Dreamliners to Saudia

    Saudi Arabia's national airline received two 787-9 Dreamliners on Tuesday. (Photo/Boeing) Boeing delivered its first 787 Dreamliners to Saudia, Saudi Arabia’s national airline. Saudia received two 787-9s Tuesday, as well as a 777-300ER. A third Dreamliner will be delivered to

2015 wrap-up: 787 deliveries, milestones

All Nippon Airways' 787 Dreamliner in Seattle. (Photo/Boeing) Catch up on Boeing's fourth-quarter and 2015 deliveries, Boeing South Carolina 2015 milestones and All Nippon Airways' 100,000th 787 flight. Delivery, order updates Boeing delivered 135 of its 787 Dreamliners last year, with

Boeing rolls out 100th S.C.-built Dreamliner

Boeing rolled out its 100th 787 Dreamliner from its North Charleston plant last week. (Photo/Boeing) Three years after Boeing rolled out its first S.C.-built Dreamliner from the North Charleston factory, the company produced its 100th 787 at Boeing South Carolina last week. The