Boeing reaffirms plan to increase 787 Dreamliner production to 14 per month
Says continues to make steady progress towards final certification for KC-46 Tanker. Says remains confident in long-term value of franchise. Says began 777x systems testing, remains on track for first delivery. Says acquisition of KLX Aerospace will benefit supply chain and customers in a "meaningful" way. Says continues to see healthy demand and business environment supportive of growth. Says remains highly confident in commercial aircraft outlook. Says continues to assess upward pressure on 737 production. Expects 777 deliveries of 3.5 per month in 2018 and 2019. Says plan to increase Dreamliner production to 14 a month in 2019 is well supported. Says will continue to engage with country leaders to resolve trade differences. Sees strong support for products in the President's budget and in Congress. Say international demand for defense and space remains high. Comments taken from Q2 earnings conference call.