The Boeing board has appointed its independent lead director David Calhoun as non-executive chairman, splitting the chairman and chief executive roles that were both previously held by Dennis Muilenburg.
Boeing delivered 302 commercial aircraft in the nine months to September 2019, down 48 per cent from 568 in the prior corresponding period, figures show.
Boeing will partner Australia’s Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence Cooperative Research Centre (DCRC) to develop advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create smarter unmanned systems.
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Boeing says it has commenced implementing the recommendations of an independent review into the company’s engineering and aircraft design that was conducted after two fatal crashes involving the 737 MAX.
Boeing and Embraer say they now expect their proposed joint-venture to be finalised in early 2020, rather than the previous target of the end of 2019.