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Boeing Says Canada Relationship Will Survive Despite C Series Trade Action

(Ross Marowits – Canadian Press)

Boeing’s relationships with Canada and Britain will survive even though the trade complaint launched against the C Series aircraft is having “ripple effects” on those bonds, the U.S. aircraft giant’s chairman and CEO said Wednesday.

“We’ve been together for 100 years in places like Canada and in the U.K. and we expect those long-term relationships to be sustained and we’re going to continue to work with our customers in both countries,” Dennis Muilenburg said during a conference call to discuss it’s third-quarter results.

He said the trade action is not targeted at customers or countries, but at fair trade. Boeing has 2,000 direct employees in Canada and hundreds of suppliers that allow it to contribute $4 billion a year to the Canadian economy. Click here to read more.