Boeing to Spotlight Advanced Range of Products, Services at Le Bourget 2007
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The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will highlight its full range of products and services that are producing record sales across commercial and defense markets at this year’s Paris Air Show, beginning June 18 at Le Bourget airfield, north of the city.
“Boeing goes to Le Bourget with continued momentum and clear strategies in both our healthy defense systems and growing commercial airplane businesses,” said Tom Downey, senior vice president, Communications. “Our backlog is at record levels, our financial performance is solid, and we are intensely focused on delivering on our promises to customers.
“Boeing people from across the company will be at the show to talk about our overall progress and underscore our continuing commitment to our customers, partners and suppliers,” he added.
Boeing’s defense showcase will feature a daily flying demonstration by the world’s most advanced, combat-proven strike fighter – the F/A-18F Super Hornet. The company and its customers will also display the C-17 Globemaster III military transport, F-15E Eagle fighter jet, Harpoon missile, and the AH-64D Apache Longbow and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.
On the commercial side, Jet Airways, India's largest private airline, will display its recently delivered 777-300ER in new livery. The airplane is one of 10 777s that Jet Airways has ordered.
Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales. Headquartered in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 150,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries. Total company revenues for 2006 were $61.5 billion.