Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a plan offering up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades if Boeing agrees to assemble a highly sought-after passenger plane in the St. Louis area.
With Boeing the king of U.S. aircraft manufacturing, more than a dozen states are groveling before the throne for a share of the riches to be made from the next-generation 777 jetliner.
Boeing is shifting hundreds of jobs to Alabama, Missouri and South Carolina as it restructures its research and technology operations.
Missouri's enticement package for a new Boeing assembly plant cleared its most daunting obstacle Wednesday as state senators passed a plan that could offer up to $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades.
Kansas officials said Wednesday they were optimistic that an economic incentive package geared at landing a Boeing contract to build the aviation giant's 777X commercial aircraft will pay off.
Missouri's bid for a Boeing assembly plant could include more than $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades if the airplane manufacturer adds thousands of jobs, according to new information about the proposal released Tuesday.
The "Show Me" state enters the sweepstakes to assemble Boeing's next generation wide-body jet.
Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri has called a special session of his state's legislature to help Missouri win production of Boeing's next-generation commercial aircraft, the 777X.
As suitors across the country line up hoping to land a new Boeing Co. commercial aircraft manufacturing plant and its thousands of high-paying jobs, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday stressed the company's Show-Me State roots.
The Boeing Co. has sent out a formal request for proposals to more than a dozen sites around the United States seeking bids for manufacturing the much-anticipated 777X jetliner, a company official confirmed Saturday.
Alabama state and local leaders are working to lure a Boeing Co. aircraft assembly plant to the Huntsville area, which already has a heavy technological and engineering base.
Boeing Co.'s planned 777X long-haul airliner grabbed the bulk of orders Sunday at the first day of the Dubai Airshow, with at least 225 planes on the books in an eye-popping display of the spending power and aggressive expansion efforts of Gulf carriers.
South Carolina lawmakers say they will try to bring Boeing's production of a new 777X jet to the state.
The Boeing Co. said Thursday it will not negotiate with the machinists union regarding a new labor contract until prior to the current contract expiration in 2016.
About 20,000 Boeing machinists in the Puget Sound cast their ballots Wednesday on a contentious contract proposal that would have workers exchange concessions for decades of secure jobs.