Boeing CEO Resigns After FAA Critical Report on Safety Procedures

Boeing CEO Urges for Caution Following Alaska Airlines Incident

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun has announced that he will step down from his position by the end of the year, following a critical report from the FAA on the company’s safety procedures. In a letter to staff, Calhoun highlighted an incident in January where a door plug blew off an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 midair, emphasizing the need for a change in approach.

Calhoun stressed the importance of slowing down production processes to focus on accuracy and quality, acknowledging that Boeing’s tendency to prioritize production speed over product quality had contributed to its current crisis in quality control. He pointed out the necessity of addressing the company’s long-standing culture of prioritizing speed over safety and quality control, stating that the focus should shift towards getting things right the first time.

Calhoun acknowledged that making necessary changes in the manufacturing process was crucial to achieving this goal. He emphasized the importance of striking a balance in this approach and ensuring alignment between speed, safety, and quality control. In light of heightened scrutiny and the FAA report, Calhoun mentioned that getting Boeing back on track towards stability and recovery was essential.

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun has announced that he will step down from his position by the end of the year, following a critical report from the FAA on the company’s safety procedures. In a letter to staff, Calhoun highlighted an incident in January where a door plug blew off an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max…

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