Boeing and McDonnell Douglas Confirm Annual Shareholder Meetings; Companies to Hold Special Meetings to Act on Proposed Merger Transaction

The Boeing Company and McDonnell Douglas today confirmed the scheduling of each company's annual shareholders meetings, which will take place for McDonnell Douglas on April 25 and for Boeing on April 28.

The annual shareholders meetings will not consider approval of the proposed merger of the two companies that was announced in December. The companies plan that each will hold a special meeting of shareholders in July to act on the proposed merger transaction. The exact dates of the special meetings have not been determined.

To the extent practical, the special meetings will be held simultaneously and will take place at each company's headquarters.