Japanese firms to supply Boeing parts

June 13, 2014 - 9:15:23 am

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner (right) with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Chairman and Japan Aircraft Development Corporation Chairman Hideaki Omiya next to models of Boeing’s 777X airplane in Tokyo  yesterday. US aviation giant Boeing said that five Japanese firms would supply major parts of the fuselage for its new 777X jet, which is set for delivery in 2020.