Boeing Details Briefing Schedule for Paris Air Show 2009

CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today outlined its presentation schedule for the Paris Air Show, which begins later this month and is marking its 100th anniversary this year.

 Boeing's defense showcase will include a daily flying demonstration by the F/A-18F Super Hornet advanced multi-role fighter. In addition, the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter, C-17 Globemaster III transport, and ScanEagle unmanned air vehicle will be on display in the U.S. Department of Defense corral.

The company's commercial airplanes presence will be highlighted by the new Air France fuel-efficient Boeing 777 Freighter, which will be on display from June 15 through June 17.

Boeing will hold several media briefings about key programs and issues throughout the show. Each day, media should check the briefing schedule at the media center and the Boeing media chalet, situated in Row A-392-394, for updates.

The briefing schedule (follows in detail) begins on Monday, June 15 at 09.30 with a presentation from Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Scott Carson. Later that day, at 11.00, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems President and CEO Jim Albaugh will address the media.

On Tuesday, June 16, Pat Shanahan, Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president and general manager of Airplane Programs, will speak at 13.00, while on Wednesday, June 17, Bill Glover, Boeing Commercial Airplanes managing director of environmental strategy, will provide a Boeing environmental update at 10.00.

Note: All times listed below are local to Paris 

    Monday, June 15
    09.30-10.45  Boeing Commercial Airplanes Update - Salon Auditorium,
                 Conference Center
                 Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and Chief Executive
                 Officer Scott Carson will discuss current market conditions
                 and will provide a business overview.

    11.00-12.00  Integrated Defense Systems: Forward to 2019 Media Briefing -
                 Salle 3, Conference Center
                 Boeing Integrated Defense Systems President and Chief
                 Executive Officer Jim Albaugh will deliver a briefing on
                 Boeing's position in the defense industry and where the
                 company's defense business is heading in the next decade,
                 including areas for growth in new markets and adjacencies.

    13.00-14.00  Unmanned Aerial Systems Briefing - Boeing Media Chalet
                 Chris Chadwick, president of Boeing Military Aircraft, will
                 discuss the role of unmanned systems in the current and
                 future battlespace, and share information about Boeing's
                 broad portfolio of unmanned in-service and technology
                 development programs, including ScanEagle, A160T, Unmanned
                 Little Bird, SolarEagle, MQ-X, and Integrator.

    Tuesday, June 16
    11.00-12.00  TACAIR Innovations Briefing - Boeing Media Chalet
                 Dan Korte, vice president and general manager of Global
                 Strike Systems, will discuss the evolving role of tactical
                 aviation and the emerging technologies that the company is
                 employing on its current F/A-18 and F-15 programs to provide
                 low-risk, date-certain capabilities to counter tomorrow's

    13.00-14.00  Boeing Commercial Airplanes Products & Services Update -
                 Salon Auditorium, Conference Center
                 Pat Shanahan, Boeing Commercial Airplanes vice president and
                 general manager of Airplane Programs, will discuss BCA
                 products and services, including the new 787 Dreamliner.

    13.00-13.45  Airborne Battle Management Briefing - Boeing Media Chalet
                 Tony Parasida, vice president and general manager of
                 Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare and Intelligence,
                 Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ASW&ISR) Systems, will
                 present a briefing on Battle Management, demonstrating the
                 role of capabilities such as those provided by Boeing's P-8,
                 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system,
                 advanced unmanned systems and command, control and
                 communications (C3) systems in meeting the threats faced by
                 militaries today.

    13.45-14.30  P-8A Poseidon Briefing - Boeing Media Chalet
                 Tony Parasida, vice president and general manager of
                 ASW&ISR, and the U.S. Navy will provide updates on P-8A
                 Poseidon, which recently completed its first flight, and
                 discuss the next steps in the path toward full operating

    14.30-15.30  2009: The Year of the Tanker - Boeing Media Chalet
                 Dave Bowman, vice president and general manager of Tanker
                 Programs, will provide an update on the Boeing family of new
                 tanker aircraft, addressing recent successes in the
                 international tanker market, and the forthcoming U.S. Air
                 Force KC-X tanker competition.

    Wednesday, June 17
    10.00-11.00  Why the C-17 Has Become the Global Airlift Standard - Boeing
                 Media Chalet
                 Jean Chamberlin, vice president and general manager, Global
                 Mobility Systems, will host a briefing on why more countries
                 have chosen or are expressing interest in acquiring C-17s.
                 Chamberlin will also address the C-17's impact on worldwide
                 humanitarian and relief missions, and also speak about
                 future deliveries to NATO.
    11.00-12.00  Boeing Environmental Update:  Progress on Meeting Industry
                 Challenges - Salle 2, Conference Center
                 Bill Glover, Boeing Commercial Airplanes managing director
                 of Environmental Strategy, will brief the media on recent
                 companywide achievements and progress in reaching
                 environmental goals.

    13.00-14.00  Rotorcraft Briefing - Boeing Media Chalet
                 Phil Dunford, vice president and general manager of Boeing
                 Rotorcraft, will discuss the current application of the
                 company's rotorcraft products for military and humanitarian
                 missions around the world, and the emerging domestic and
                 international opportunities for the AH-64D Block III Apache,
                 AH-6, CH-47F, and V-22 product lines.

Paris Air Show press materials are available at:

Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. As a major service provider to NASA, Boeing operates the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. The company also provides numerous military and commercial airline support services. Boeing has customers in more than 90 countries around the world and is one of the largest U.S. exporters in terms of sales. Headquartered in Chicago, Boeing employs more than 160,000 people across the United States and in 70 countries. Total company revenues for 2008 were $60.9 billion.


Chantal Dorange, Boeing Corporate Communications, +34 91 4264504

Jim Condelles, BCA Communications, +1 206 766 2924

Paul Lewis, IDS Communications, +1 562 537 1990

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