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Another day, another fiasco at the biggest US airline carrier, and this time it is oddly reminiscent of the conditions surrounding the melting ice-cube that is Tesla.
With Boeing's workhorse and most popular airline - at least until recently when it was unveiled to be an occasional cost-cutting driven lead balloon - grounded indefinitely, moments after the close the company said that the head of its 737 program, Eric Lindblad, was unexpectedly retiring after just one year in the post, triggering a leadership shuffle for another high-profile project: a proposed midrange jetliner.
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The 34-year Boeing executive took charge of the 737 program, and the manufacturing site in Renton, Washington, last year as the U.S. planemaker struggled with late deliveries of engines and other components. Previously, Lindblad overrsaw development of Boeing's new 777X widebody in Everett. His predecessor, Scott Campbell,...
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