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,
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
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
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
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: www.boeing.com/paris2009
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
SOURCE: Boeing Company
Web site: http://www.boeing.com/