LE BOURGET, France, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today outlined a variety of leading-edge technologies with the potential to make the flying experience more comfortable and exciting, as well as making airplanes more economical and efficient. Boeing presented an overview of its research and development efforts at the Paris Air Show.
"We really feel that we've taken our airplane designs to the next level," said Mike Sinnett, vice president of Product Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "For nearly 100 years, Boeing has delivered market-leading innovations to airlines around the world. Our latest technological advancements reinforce our commitment to innovation leadership."
Sinnett described innovations in operational efficiency, connectivity, advanced materials, cabin experience and advanced technologies that demonstrate Boeing's market-leading focus on future technology. Boeing's focus on innovation also extends to its production systems and the services it provides to airline customers.
Some of the advances being developed include:
"We're building on gains we've made on our newest airplanes to raise the bar for our next generation of airplanes," Sinnett said. "We make investments in technology that deliver superior value for our customers and for Boeing."
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