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Feds reportedly investigating Boeing's 787, 747 accounting

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether the Boeing Co. properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its best-known jetliners, according to people with knowledge of the matter.The probe centers on...

Date: 02/11/2016 | Business

Private investors buy AIM Aerospace of Renton

Two private equity firms — Farol Asset Management and Liberty Hall Capital — have teamed up to buy Renton-based AIM Aerospace, a major supplier.The firms say the deal is worth $220 million. AIM Aerospace was founded in 1988 and has about 1,000 employees in Renton, Auburn and Summer.

Date: 02/11/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing says layoffs might be needed to trim workforce

The Boeing Co. is cutting the number of workers who design and build commercial airplanes, starting with executives and managers.The cuts are necessary to stay competitive, Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner said Wednesday.The Chicago-based company said...

Date: 02/10/2016 | Business

Boeing announces 3% bonuses for Machinists

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. is paying out $77.6 million in annual bonuses for 33,673 Machinists union members in Washington and Oregon.The payments are through the Aerospace Machinists Performance Program (AMPP) and will be in Feb. 18 paychecks.

Date: 02/10/2016 | Business

Amazon building global delivery business to take on Alibaba

In recent weeks, speculation has mounted that Inc. plans to launch a global shipping and logistics operation that will compete with United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp.

Date: 02/10/2016 | Business Wire

Southeast called a threat to Northwest's lead in aerospace

LYNNWOOD — The Pacific Northwest is home to North America's biggest cluster of aerospace companies — from small machine shops to the Boeing Co.And plenty of regions would like to take that title, industry analyst Kevin Michaels told attendees Tuesday at the...

Date: 02/09/2016 | Business

Aerospace leaders arrive for PNAA annual conference

LYNNWOOD — The West Coast’s biggest aerospace industry conference starts Tuesday at the Lynnwood Convention Center.

Date: 02/08/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Cadence-Giddens Machinists to vote on first contract

EVERETT — Machinists union members at Cadence Aerospace-Giddens are voting Friday on the company’s final and best offer for a three-year contract.

Date: 02/04/2016 | Business

Tax breaks cloud talk on aerospace industry

OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday trumpeted the accomplishments of Washington’s aerospace industry the past century and declared “the sky’s the limit” in the years ahead.

Date: 02/04/2016 | Local News

British Airways to resume flights to Tehran in July

British Airways said it will resume flights to Tehran on July 14 after last month’s international deal lifting sanctions imposed over Iran’s nuclear program.

Date: 02/04/2016 | Business Wire

Iran buys 20 more planes, wants Boeing airliners

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s national carrier has signed an agreement to buy 20 new passenger airplanes with an option for 20 more from French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR, Iranian media reported Tuesday.

Date: 02/02/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing could deliver new jet six months early

The Boeing Co. could deliver its newest jetliner, the 737 MAX, as much as six months early, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Date: 02/02/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Glitches delay voting on contract offer to Boeing engineers

EVERETT — Printing and mailing errors have delayed voting on a contract offer to white-collar union members at the Boeing Co.

Date: 02/01/2016 | Business

Air Force tells Boeing to start Air Force One work

EVERETT — It’s official: The Boeing Co. is making 747-8s for the U.S. president.The U.S. Air Force told Boeing on Friday to start preliminary work to replace two aging 747-200s used as Air Force One.

Date: 01/29/2016 | Local News

737 MAX first flight

So far, Boeing’s rainmaker airplane program is on course

Date: 01/29/2016 | Business

Boeing 737 MAX takes off from Renton for first flight

UPDATE — 10:07 a.m.The first 737-8, the Spirit of Renton, accelerated down the rain-slicked runway and lifted off on its first flight about 13 minutes ahead of schedule Friday morning. The single-aisle airplane is carrying much of the company's future on...

Date: 01/29/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing plans $141M in bonuses for white-collar workers

EVERETT — Bonuses for Boeing’s white-collar workers are down for the second year in a row.

Date: 01/28/2016 | Local News

Alcoa lands long-term deal supplying Boeing 737 and 777X programs

The Boeing Co. has a new long-term supply agreement with Alcoa, the aluminum producer announced...

Date: 01/28/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Pentagon defends Russian engines for satellite launches

WASHINGTON — Senior Pentagon officials Wednesday sought to defend the use of Russian-made rocket engines to send U.S. military satellites into space, telling exasperated lawmakers they are moving quickly to end the practice and rely on American-made rockets for the launches.

Date: 01/28/2016 | Business Wire

Fewer 777s, less work

Reduced production of classic model will mean fewer workers

Date: 01/27/2016 | Business

777, 747 rate cuts could affect Boeing employment in Everett

The Boeing Co.'s decision to make fewer of its two biggest airplanes by early 2017 could mean fewer jobs at the company's Everett plant, a spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.The company has said it plans to cut production rates for the 747...

Date: 01/27/2016 | Business

Czech airline to buy 16 Boeing 737 Max jets

PRAGUE — Czech airline Travel Service says it has signed deals to buy 16 new Boeing 737 MAX jets.Spokeswoman Vladimira Dufkova said Tuesday the contracts were signed earlier in January and the jets will be delivered in 2018-2021. Financial details were not given.

Date: 01/26/2016 | Business Wire

A $32B tally, but Boeing's 787 costs don't bother Wall Street

EVERETT — It is a mind-boggling number: $32 billion. That's how much money the Boeing Co. has spent making 787 Dreamliners so far.Despite spending billions on the 787 program, Boeing's stock value Monday — $123.99 — was well above the $69.73 it...

Date: 01/26/2016 | Business

Boeing tanker milestone

KC-46 refuels an F-16 fighter in flight.

Date: 01/25/2016 | Business

Incredible early years in Everett

The Boeing Century: Birth of the 747 at Paine Field

Date: 01/24/2016 | Local News

End of the 747 epoc?

Boeing plans to cut 747 production to one plane every two months. Many industry analysts expect the line to shut down by 2020. There just isn't much demand now for a big, four-engine airplane.Everett workers have turned out more than 1,500 747s since production began in...

Date: 01/24/2016 | Local News

Boeing to cut 747 rate to 6 a year, hopes to avoid layoffs

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. announced a further 747 production rate cut, an announcement analysts likened to a swan song.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Business

Bahrain’s Gulf Air announces Airbus order; upgrades 787 plans

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain’s state-run Gulf Air announced Thursday it will purchase 19 new Airbus aircraft worth a listed value of $2.35 billion, part of its effort to compete in the region’s race between carriers.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Business Wire

Good news for Boeing, bad news for Bombardier

Economics is not a zero-sum game, but selling airplanes can be in the short term.So, Boeing’s win today is Bombardier’s loss — and a particularly stinging loss for the Canadian company’s struggling CSeries.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Mayor: Everett looking up; homeless housing to open this month

EVERETT — State of the city addresses tend to be a laundry list of accomplishments, wish lists and jokes, and seldom contain any surprises. By necessity, they are almost always optimistic.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Local News

War of words between Boeing, unions at tax-break hearing

OLYMPIA — The Boeing Co. and some of its employees squared off Tuesday on whether state lawmakers should impose new conditions on the massive tax break that helped land the 777X program in Everett.

Date: 01/20/2016 | Local News

County saw manufacturing boom while jobs disappeared elsewhere

John Monroe had a front-row seat to Snohomish County's manufacturing boom. With the opening of Boeing's first Everett plant in 1967, he witnessed his hometown transition from predominantly a mill town to the advanced manufacturing juggernaut it is today. A 2015...

Date: 01/20/2016 | Business

Robinson’s bill would tie Boeing tax breaks to Washington jobs

OLYMPIA — An Everett lawmaker renewed her efforts Monday to tie the state’s huge tax break for the Boeing Co. with the number of people the aerospace giant employs in Washington.

Date: 01/19/2016 | Local News

Boeing, SPEEA agree on tentative contracts through 2022

EVERETT — Boeing and its engineering union have reached tentative contract deals after weeks of secret talks that culminated in a week of marathon negotiating sessions in windowless conference rooms at a Bellevue hotel.The

Date: 01/13/2016 | Business

Airbus tops Boeing in jet orders, but both face China risk

PARIS — Airbus overcame technical toilet troubles and engine delays to win hundreds more plane orders in 2015 than rival Boeing, but a bigger problem may cloud this year for both companies: China’s economic slowdown.

Date: 01/12/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing 787 has been a workhorse for Japan’s All Nippon Airways

EVERETT — All Nippon Airways became the first airline to fly 100,000 commercial flights with Boeing 787s. The Japan-based airline and Boeing executives celebrated the milestone at Sea-Tac International Airport on Monday.

Date: 01/11/2016 | Aerospace Blog

In reversal, state to require aerospace tax break disclosure

OLYMPIA — Boeing and hundreds of other aerospace firms in Washington will have to publicly disclose savings from some of their biggest tax breaks by early May.The state Department of Revenue reversed its previous decision on the issue, which said the companies would...

Date: 01/08/2016 | Business

Port of Everett had a very busy year

EVERETT — Construction work in Canada and undersea oil exploration off Alaska helped keep the Port of Everett busy this past year. Port commissioners approved a

Date: 01/08/2016 | Business

Boeing jet to 'sniff' for North Korean radiation

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Air Force will soon deploy a WC-135 Constant Phoenix aircraft to test for radiation near North Korea, part of the U.S. military's ongoing effort to determine what the country's provocative nuclear bomb test entailed.

Date: 01/07/2016 | Nation & World

Boeing world’s top airplane-maker again

SEATTLE — Boeing secured its position as the top airplane-maker in the world for another year, surpassing Airbus in 2015 by delivering a record number of airplanes as production climbed relentlessly higher.

Date: 01/07/2016 | Business Wire

Ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact

If you need an example of Washington state's standing in the world of international trade, recall the September visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Everett and Seattle, which — with visits to Boeing and Microsoft and with state and local officials — was more than a...

Date: 01/06/2016 | Editorials

Big Issues | 2016: Economy

Area's fiscal well-being soars or slumps with Boeing

Date: 01/04/2016 | Local News

Air Canada 777 lands after strong turbulence injures 20

TORONTO — Air Canada said that a flight en route from Shanghai to Toronto was diverted to Calgary after emergency crews said heavy turbulence injured about 20 passengers.Responders were dispatched to Calgary International Airport to treat the injured passengers.

Date: 12/30/2015 | Nation & World

Airbus postpones delivery of first A320neo

TOULOUSE, France — Airbus Group postponed the first delivery of its A320neo model airliner by at least several weeks as it addresses issues with documentation for the aircraft, adding to the woes for the single-aisle plane that constitutes the majority of the company's...

Date: 12/30/2015 | Business Wire

Future of Flight Foundation changes name to Institute of Flight

MUKILTEO — The nonprofit organization that runs the Future of Flight Aviation Center has a new name — the Institute of Flight. The change comes 10...

Date: 12/30/2015 | Local News

Amazon reportedly eyes air cargo business in Europe

SEATTLE — may be considering expanding air cargo operations in Europe as well as the United States, according to a report in London's Evening Standard newspaper.The paper reports that the online retail giant "has...

Date: 12/28/2015 | Business Wire

737's emergency landing shakes up Christmas travelers

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Southwest Airlines flight attendants putting on reindeer antlers and passing out pretzels and peanuts to distract the passengers from the possibility of a crash landing Wednesday weren’t enough to calm Ashley Stasio.

Date: 12/25/2015 | Nation & World

Japan’s Cabinet approves a record defense budget

TOKYO — Japan’s Cabinet approved a record-high military spending plan Thursday, endorsing proposals to purchase pricey U.S. surveillance drones and F-35 fighter jets as Tokyo steps up cooperation with Washington amid China’s increasingly assertive activity in regional seas.

Date: 12/25/2015 | Business Wire

Airlines prepare for the holiday crush

DALLAS — Airlines are shifting the timing of thousands of flights, even adding dozens of redeyes, as they try to avoid delays while hauling millions of passengers from now through the Christmas weekend.Success or failure could all depend on the weather and Mother...

Date: 12/24/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing, Lockheed continue fight to overturn bomber contract

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. is continuing with its protest of the U.S. Air Force’s choice of Northrup Grumman to build a next-generation stealth bomber.

Date: 12/18/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Amazon wants to add 767s to its delivery operation is negotiating to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets for its own air-delivery service, cargo-industry executives have told The Seattle Times.

Date: 12/18/2015 | Business Wire

Defense secretary orders Navy to build fewer ships

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered Navy leaders to buy fewer ships so the service can spend more on jets such as the F-35 as well as munitions and upgraded systems for electronic warfare."For the last several years, the Department of the Navy...

Date: 12/17/2015 | Nation & World

Trump says he’d use Air Force One and park Trump Force One

The Donald Trump says he might use Air Force One and park his own Trump Force One if he wins in the 2016 presidential election.

Date: 12/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

China Southern Airlines orders 110 Boeing 737s worth $10B

HONG KONG — China’s biggest airline said Thursday it’s buying more than a hundred Boeing 737 jets in a deal worth about $10 billion that comes just months after the U.S. plane maker announced plans to build a Chinese finishing plant for the aircraft type.

Date: 12/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Canada and Australia restrict Boeing 787 operations over software glitch

EVERETT — Aviation agencies in Canada and Australia have restricted Boeing 787 operations due to a software glitch that has incorrectly reported a plane’s location to air traffic...

Date: 12/14/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Fire at Boeing not expected to affect 777X assembly schedule

EVERETT — A two-alarm fire Saturday night at Boeing’s Paine Field plant is not expected to affect the production schedule for the 777X, which is first to be delivered in 2020.

Date: 12/14/2015 | Business

Boeing picks Goodyear to supply 777X tires

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. has picked the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to make the tires for the 777X airliner, which Boeing plans to assemble in Everett. Goodyear is supplying its Flight Radial tire for the 777X’s landing gear, the Akron, Ohio-based company said.

Date: 12/14/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Fire crews fight 2-alarm blaze at Boeing plant in Everett

EVERETT — Firefighters were trying to put out a two-alarm blaze at the Boeing Co. plant in Everett Saturday night.

Date: 12/12/2015 | Local News

Light rail must connect with Paine Field

By any measurement, $15 billion is a lot of money, especially when we're talking about taxpayer money.Earlier this year, the Legislature authorized Sound Transit to seek voter approval to collect about $15 billion over a 15-year...

Date: 12/10/2015 | Editorials

Low-key rollout for new 737

Quiet celebration for first completed MAX in Renton

Date: 12/08/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing B-52 outlasts its replacement’s replacement’s replacement

EVERETT — The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress has been flying for more than 60 years. It has survived faster, slicker, stealthier bombers. But none has proved as reliable and affordable as the BUFF — Big Ugly Fat Fellow. (That’s the cleaned up version of the acronym.)

Date: 12/07/2015 | Aerospace Blog

1st U.S. shipment in months lifts off to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A U.S. shipment of much-needed groceries and other astronaut supplies rocketed toward the International Space Station for the first time in months Sunday, reigniting NASA’s commercial delivery service.

Date: 12/06/2015 | Nation & World

Famed B-17 Memphis Belle gets careful restoration

DAYTON, Ohio — Stripped of paint and shorn of a nose section and internal components, the Memphis Belle these days looks less like the battered World War II bomber that spent nearly six decades displayed in its namesake city and more like a plane still lurching down the assembly...

Date: 12/06/2015 | Nation & World

Spanish aerospace supplier to open Everett research facility

EVERETT — Aerospace supplier MTorres is building a research and design facility here to support the Spanish company’s work on the Boeing 777X’s composite-material wings.

Date: 12/04/2015 | Business

Establishment wins: Congress revives Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON — In a victory for the business establishment over tea party conservatives, Congress has revived the federal Export-Import Bank five months after allowing it to expire.

Date: 12/04/2015 | Business Wire

Ready to fly higher

Future of Flight officials plan growth at 10-year-old center

Date: 12/04/2015 | Local News

Congress ready to resuscitate Ex-Im bank

WASHINGTON — Nearly six months after being left on life support, the Export-Import Bank of the United States is poised to be reauthorized by Congress.The House is set to vote Thursday on a bill that includes a provision approving the bank's charter for five years. The...

Date: 12/03/2015 | Nation & World

Aussies say they’re on right track in hunt for missing 777

CANBERRA, Australia — Australian authorities said Thursday that new analysis confirms they’ve likely been searching in the right place for a missing Malaysian airliner.

Date: 12/03/2015 | Nation & World

Boeing finishes detailed design of 787-10, the biggest Dreamliner

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. has passed a key milestone toward starting production of the 787-10, the biggest version of the Dreamliner family of commercial jetliners. The company said on Wednesday that its engineers have finished what is called detailed design for the...

Date: 12/02/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Another shot to tie jobs to Boeing tax cut

I recently purchased a T-shirt from the Boeing store for my daughter, who is fan of the 737. It says, "If it's not Boeing, I'm not going!" That may be true for her — but Boeing jobs are certainly on their way out of Washington.How can this be? The...

Date: 12/02/2015 | Opinion Columnists

‘Opening the books’ on Boeing tax breaks: Millions last year

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. saved $20 million on its state tax bill last year for starting construction on new buildings for its 777X jetliner in Everett. That money is just a small slice of the overall savings Boeing had in 2014 due to...

Date: 12/01/2015 | Business

Provide details on tax breaks

We're getting our first look at the specifics of the tax breaks provided to Boeing, courtesy of the 2013 special session that secured Boeing's pledge to build the 777X facility in Everett.But it may be a long time before we see more.It's thanks to legislation...

Date: 12/01/2015 | Editorials

Boeing avoided nearly $20M in sales taxes last year

OLYMPIA — A tax-exemption package approved by Washington lawmakers two years ago allowed Boeing to avoid nearly $20 million in sales taxes last year.

Date: 11/30/2015 | Business

Last Boeing C-17 leaves Southern California assembly plant

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The last C-17 Globemaster III built at a Southern California Boeing plant soared into history on Sunday with a flyover that marked the end of an era for the region's once-thriving aerospace industry.The enormous cargo jet was cheered in Long Beach...

Date: 11/29/2015 | Business

Sea-Tac Airport to install runway debris safety detectors

SEATAC — Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is installing a runway debris detection system. Officials at the Port of Seattle say Sea-Tac will be only the second airport in the country to have a foreign object debris detection system.

Date: 11/28/2015 | Northwest

British Airways passengers who fled plane fire sue Boeing

Associated PressLAS VEGAS — Passengers who ran from a British Airways flight that caught fire in September before takeoff in Las Vegas are suing the plane’s manufacturer and the maker of the engines.

Date: 11/27/2015 | Northwest

ISIS sparks $50 billion boost in Europe's defense spending

LONDON — Europe's defense industry is set to reap a $50 billion windfall as the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris prompt governments to ramp up spending on military capabilities spanning cyber security to fighter jets, armored vehicles and drones in an effort to defeat Islamic...

Date: 11/25/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing announces big orders from two Asian companies

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. announced large orders from two Asian customers Tuesday.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Business

Boeing fires, reprimands Everett workers for sexting

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. says it has fired and disciplined several workers for “inappropriate personal behavior.”

Date: 11/22/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Northrop won bomber bid but faces continued battles

WASHINGTON — It just won a huge contract to build the next Air Force bomber, triumphing in a years-long battle against Boeing and Lockheed Martin, the largest defense contractors in the world. But in the business of Washington, winning the contract is sometimes just the first step.

Date: 11/20/2015 | Business Wire

Non-stop flights begin from Charleston to Seattle

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Travelers can now fly non-stop from Charleston to the West Coast.Local media outlets report that the Alaska Airlines on Monday began regular transcontinental service between Charleston and Seattle.

Date: 11/17/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing forecasts fast growth in Latin America

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. slightly increased its 20-year forecast for

Date: 11/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing plane production greater than market forecasts call for

EVERETT — The world's two biggest airplane makers are making more airplanes than ever before, and plan to make even more. But based on analysis of their own market projections, the Boeing Co. and Airbus Group are making more airplanes than the market needs. Either...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Business

Boeing considers faster assembly rate for 777X

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. is considering making its new 777X jetliner at a historically high rate for a mini-jumbo airplane.The company is making sure it can make about 125 777Xs a year if demand is that high. That would be a 25 percent increase over the production rate...

Date: 11/13/2015 | Business

Boeing ends Dubai airshow drought with $8 billion 737 deal from Jet

Boeing announced an order for 75 of its 737 single-aisle airliners with a list price of about $8 billion from Jet Airways India, ending a sales drought at the biennial Dubai Air Show.

Date: 11/09/2015 | Business Wire

Dubai Airshow opens with no big purchase announcements

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The biennial Dubai Airshow opened its doors Sunday without any major purchasing deals announced, instead giving Arab Gulf carriers an opportunity to showcase the latest and newest aircraft in their fast-growing fleets.Dubai-based Emirates...

Date: 11/08/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing and Lockheed Martin protest Air Force bomber decision

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin are challenging the Pentagon’s decision to tap competitor Northrop Grumman to build a new stealth bomber, a contract worth up to...

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business

Russian threat to ground Boeing 737s fizzles

MOSCOW — Russian airlines are shielded from a threat to ground Boeing’s top-selling jet as the country’s civil aviation regulator refused to bow to demands from an interstate oversight body questioning whether the single-aisle 737 aircraft are safe, after a 2013 crash.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business Wire

Momentum builds for reviving Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON — Congressional backers of the Export-Import Bank are close to reviving it four months after conservative foes ensured that its charter expired.

Date: 11/06/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing settles excessive 401(k) fee case for $57 million

CHICAGO — Boeing has agreed to a $57 million settlement with employees who claimed in a 9-year-old class action lawsuit that the company’s 401(k) plan was charging workers excessive fees to save for retirement.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Business Wire

Russia inexplicably suspends Boeing 737 certification

MOSCOW — An agency that oversees civil aviation in Russia says it is suspending the certification of Boeing 737 planes used by Russian airlines pending resolution of safety concerns.

Date: 11/05/2015 | Business Wire

Congress blocks lucrative Social Security strategy

WASHINGTON — Married couples have no shortage of options for deciding when to collect Social Security benefits.But the budget deal that President Obama signed into law Monday gets rid of one of the key strategies that has increased lifetime Social Security benefits by...

Date: 11/04/2015 | Business Wire

Fuel supply line on burned 767 was disconnected

MIAMI — The National Transportation Safety Board reported Tuesday that the main fuel supply line to an engine was disconnected before a jetliner caught fire as it taxied for takeoff from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Business Wire

Inferno on 767 linked to fuel leak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Based on the magnitude of the fire and billowing black smoke, aviation authorities initially said a Dynamic International Airways Boeing 767 suffered a fuel leak while on a taxiway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Thursday.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Nation & World

County’s unionized workers rally against Somers

EVERETT — Members of Snohomish County’s largest public employee union filled two baskets with dog treats Thursday and delivered them to Snohomish County Council chambers.

Date: 10/30/2015 | Local News

Passengers injured as 767's engine burns

DANIA BEACH, Fla. — A jet plane's engine caught fire Thursday as it prepared for takeoff, and more than 100 passengers had to quickly evacuate using emergency slides. One person was seriously injured, officials said.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Nation & World

How much is an airplane sale actually worth?

Boeing and El Al have agreed to 787 Dreamliner orders worth about $2.2 billion at current list prices.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Aerospace Blog

What else isn’t getting a vote?

It's not that surprising that the U.S. House finally passed legislation to take the Export-Import Bank out of the mothballs it was placed in back in June when its authorization expired. The support was there all along.The bank, which guarantees loans between American...

Date: 10/29/2015 | Editorials

Allegiant inspections turn up Boeing MD-80 problems

WASHINGTON — When two Allegiant Airlines pilots couldn’t control their plane and scrubbed a takeoff from Las Vegas in August, the carrier discovered that a critical piece of equipment in the tail had come loose.

Date: 10/28/2015 | Business Wire

Boeing and Lockheed might contest Pentagon’s bomber decision

Boeing and Lockheed Martin left open the possibility of contesting the Pentagon's selection of Northrop Grumman to build a new stealth...

Date: 10/27/2015 | Aerospace Blog

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