The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions


Air France workers on trial for assaulting executives

BOBIGNY, France — A French judge postponed a trial Friday against Air France workers accused of tearing the shirts off airline executives in a violent protest, apparently fearing it could enflame tensions amid nationwide strikes over France’s labor system.

Date: 05/28/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing concedes first KC-46 tankers will be delivered late

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. said today what many industry watchers suspected: The KC-46 aerial-refueling tanker will be delivered late to the U.S. Air Force.

Date: 05/27/2016 | Business

Boeing sells 100 planes worth $11.3B to Vietnam’s VietJet

NEW YORK — Boeing Co. is selling 100 aircraft worth about $11.3 billion at list prices to Vietnam’s VietJet as the airline seeks to expand its international and domestic flights. Aircraft in deals of this size are typically sold at a discount to list prices, however.

Date: 05/23/2016 | Business Wire

777X facility almost done

Production at the composite wing center is set to start in 2017

Date: 05/19/2016 | Business

Southwest Airlines’ pilots sue over Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Airlines’ growth plans may be jeopardized by a lawsuit filed by its pilots union over flying Boeing’s newest 737 jetliner, Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly said.

Date: 05/19/2016 | Business Wire

Saab unveils new version of Gripen fighter jet

STOCKHOLM — Swedish aircraft maker Saab has unveiled the latest version of its Gripen fighter jet.About 500 people, including Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist and Brazilian air force commander Nivaldo Luiz Rossato, watched the rollout of the new Gripen E on...

Date: 05/18/2016 | Business Wire

Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing workers charged in prostitution case

Six additional men — including a high-ranking Microsoft employee, a former Amazon director and a Boeing engineer — were charged last month in connection with the sex-soliciting group that was raided by law enforcement earlier this year.

Date: 05/18/2016 | Northwest

Lawmaker pushing for review of EA-18G Growler air systems

Aviators who fly the F/A-18 Hornet and EA-18G Growler are reporting problems with air contamination as well as loss of oxygen and pressurization during flight, and at least one lawmaker wants the Navy to conduct an independent review of the problem.

Date: 05/18/2016 | Northwest

Briefs: Boeing names Suppliers of the Year awards

Boeing names Suppliers of the Year awardsBoeing has named its 2015 Supplier of the Year award winners, recognizing 12 companies for the high quality of their product or service and the value they create for Boeing and its global airline and U.S. and allied...

Date: 05/12/2016 | Bizblog

Boeing working on KC-46 tanker fix

Boeing is working on a hardware and software fix for a lingering problem with the KC-46 tanker’s aerial refueling system, reports Flightglobal.

Date: 05/09/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Amazon could take 30% stake in large cargo airline Inc. could take as much as a 30 percent stake in a large cargo airline, its second such deal this year as the e-commerce giant steps up efforts to take control of its own delivery logistics.As part of the agreement,

Date: 05/05/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing Co. drone unit to open office at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, Miss. — A unit of Chicago-based Boeing Co. is opening an office in Starkville to work with Mississippi State University’s unmanned aircraft center.Insitu made the announcement Wednesday at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International conference in New Orleans.

Date: 05/05/2016 | Business Wire

Weighing benefit of tax breaks for Boeing, others

Name a tax and there's a break for it.Actually the number of tax exemptions dwarfs the specific taxes that generate revenue for the state. More than 600 tax exemptions...

Date: 05/05/2016 | Editorials

Lawmakers urge Boeing not to sell aircraft to Iran

WASHINGTON — Three Republican congressmen from Illinois are urging the chief executive officer of Chicago-based Boeing to not sell aircraft to Iran.

Date: 05/04/2016 | Business Wire

American Airlines dumps Zodiac, goes with B/E Aerospace

EVERETT — Zodiac Aerospace is out and B/E Aerospace is in supplying business seats for American Airlines’ 787-9s, the airline confirmed Tuesday. the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reported.

Date: 05/04/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Aerospace isn't the only industry that benefits from state tax breaks

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. saved more than half a billion dollars on state and local taxes in Washington over the past two years. The aerospace giant is not the only beneficiary, though. Individuals, business and other taxpayers are expected to avoid about $20 billion in...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Local News

What we got for Boeing’s $305M break

Last week Boeing reported that it had skipped out on $305 million in taxes in 2015. Back in 2013, the Legislature enacted a special Boeing exemption from business taxes. The legislative intent was to keep jobs in Washington. But that was not written into the tax exemption bill. So in...

Date: 05/04/2016 | Opinion Columnists

Boeing considers 737 revamp to ward off competition

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. isn’t backing down from the 737 MAX despite stiff competition from rival Airbus’ A320neo, Boeing chief executive and president Dennis Muilenburg said Monday.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing 737 MAX is flying high

LA PAZ, BOLIVIA — Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 has passed high altitude tests. A test aircraft for the new single-aisle plane hit the milestone in La Paz, Bolivia, where the airport is at about 13,300 feet above sea level.

Date: 05/02/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing says it saved $305M through state tax breaks in 2015

OLYMPIA — The Boeing Co. slashed its 2015 state tax bill by $305 million thanks to nearly no-strings-attached tax breaks rushed through a Legislature worried the big company would stop making big jets here.

Date: 04/29/2016 | Local News

Delta orders 75 Bombardier C Series airliners

WICHITA, Kan. — Bombardier’s struggling C Series airliner got a much needed boost Thursday with a firm order from Delta Air Lines for 75 CS100s.

Date: 04/28/2016 | Business Wire

Revenue up, but Boeing writes off losses from tanker and 747

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. started the year with mixed results: Overall revenue was up 2 percent to $22.6 billion — buoyed by greater defense-side income. But losses from the KC-46 tanker and 747 programs kept company earnings below...

Date: 04/27/2016 | Business

NASA astronauts get a little ‘driver’s ed’ training at Boeing

ST. LOUIS — It starts here in a warehouse by the airport. A couple of NASA astronauts in their blue flight suits, sitting at a touch screen display, taking the first training steps toward the real flights scheduled to happen more than a year from now.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Business

High product, labor costs lead to decline in Boeing profit

Revenues were up 2 percent to $22.6 billion but that was not enough to offset higher costs for Boeing’s products and labor.

Date: 04/27/2016 | Business

A revolution for its time

Boeing 247 makes final flight to Seattle museum (gallery, video)

Date: 04/26/2016 | Local News

Preparing ground for apology

No, plans for a mosque in Mukilteo should not have been met with an initially anonymous campaign of postcards that, by its email address — — seemed to imply the Islamic Center...

Date: 04/26/2016 | Editorials

Frustrations with A320neo could mean new Boeing orders

EVERETT — Qatar Airways’ frustrations with the Airbus A320neo could mean new orders for Boeing 737NGs.

Date: 04/25/2016 | Aerospace Blog

100 years of ingenuity

The Boeing Century: Some innovations were lucrative, but others ...

Date: 04/24/2016 | Local News

Inquiry blames MD-83 crew failures for 2014 plane crash in Mali

LE BOURGET, France — A series of crew failures likely caused the 2014 Air Algerie crash in Mali, air accident investigators said Friday, although they said they were not assigning responsibility for the disaster that killed 116 people.

Date: 04/23/2016 | Nation & World

FAA orders ‘urgent’ 787 repair after engine fails at 20,000 feet

Airlines flying Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner jets with the latest General Electric engines were ordered to repair them, or swap out at least one with an older model, in an urgent safety directive issued after an in-flight failure.

Date: 04/22/2016 | Business Wire

B-52 Stratofortress drops its 1st bombs on ISIS

The B-52 Stratofortress bomber, designed and first fielded to deliver nuclear strikes on the Soviet Union during the Cold War, has dropped its first bombs on the Islamic State, the Pentagon said Wednesday.A contingent of B-52H Stratofortresses that arrived at Al Udeid Air...

Date: 04/21/2016 | Nation & World

Boeing: Some South Carolina workers being offered buyout

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Boeing says some of its South Carolina workers are being offered buyouts as the company works to cut 4,000 employees companywide by June.

Date: 04/21/2016 | Business Wire

Donald Trump agrees to ground his unregistered jet

It's nice to own a fleet of aircraft if you're running for president. Sure, it's expensive, but so is chartering planes to go everywhere.Donald Trump is down one aircraft Wednesday after he agreed to ground the twin engine Cessna 750 Citation X that he uses to puddle hop...

Date: 04/21/2016 | Nation & World

Judge eyes child porn conviction stemming from espionage case

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge said Monday she’s considering throwing out at least one conviction against a former Boeing manager found guilty of receiving and possessing child pornography that was uncovered during an unrelated espionage investigation.

Date: 04/19/2016 | Northwest

Boeing set to roll out seven 787s in April

EVERETT — The Boeing Co.’s 787 final assembly line in Everett has been busier than usual this month. It is on track to roll out seven airplanes in April, two more than its previous rate.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Business

Oman Air starts order talks with Boeing and Airbus

EVERETT — Oman Air has started talks with Boeing and Airbus for an order to replace its 10 A330s, the Middle East airline’s CEO...

Date: 04/18/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Vancouver woman was a Rosie the Riveter during WWII

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Janice Rickard was a 19-year-old Rosie the Riveter who built B-17 bombers during World War II.Now 92, she expressed amazement that it has been 74 years since she wielded a riveting gun at Boeing’s Seattle aircraft plant, The Columbian reported.

Date: 04/18/2016 | Northwest

'Uncharted territory' in Mukilteo

Mosque supporters call for boycott of aerospace company

Date: 04/15/2016 | Local News

Bombardier near signing Delta in largest C Series jet order

Delta also is seeking options for 50 more of the single-aisle jets to replace some of the oldest and smallest planes in its fleet, said the person, who asked not to be named because the talks are private. The carrier's potential commitment for 125 of the carbon-fiber aircraft would...

Date: 04/15/2016 | Business

Aerospace exec opposes mosque

Head of key Boeing supplier linked to postcards in Mukilteo

Date: 04/14/2016 | Local News

A consensus is growing that Boeing tax breaks need teeth

The first time area aerospace Machinists tried to claw back bits of Washington’s ginormous tax break to the Boeing Co., they found themselves up against national leaders of their own union and the governor of the...

Date: 04/13/2016 | The Petri Dish

United Way’s new website helps volunteers ‘get connected’

You have some time on your hands. Do you log in to Facebook to see what’s up? Do you “pin” pictures of cupcakes on Pinterest? United Way of Snohomish County will launch a website Monday to make it easier to use your time helping others.

Date: 04/10/2016 | Julie Muhlstein

Boeing officials will visit Tehran soon, Iran says

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Saturday that the United States has allowed Boeing to have direct talks with Iranian airlines after reports that a Boeing delegation will visit the country, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Date: 04/09/2016 | Business Wire

Russian report sheds light on FlyDubai 737 crash

Pilot error likely contributed to the fatal crash of a FlyDubai plane in southern Russia last month, an initial report by investigators indicated.

Date: 04/08/2016 | Business Wire

Everett executive to serve as state aerospace liaison

OLYMPIA — An Everett aerospace executive and former Boeing engineer began work this week as Gov. Jay Inslee's chief adviser on aerospace policy.John Thornquist started Tuesday as director of

Date: 04/08/2016 | Local News

Boeing gets $1.5B surprise with 4 new orders for 747-8

Boeing landed four orders valued at $1.5 billion for its 747 jumbo jetliner, giving life to an Everett program starved for sales amid waning demand for four-engine aircraft.

Date: 04/07/2016 | Business

Boeing workers in S. Carolina charged with state income tax evasion

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Officials with the South Carolina Department of Revenue expect more arrests after 13 Boeing workers were charged with evading state income taxes.Local media outlets report that the workers have been charged with failing to pay state income taxes totaling more than $100,000.

Date: 04/07/2016 | Nation & World

Best chance at a regional Link

It's not like we haven't had to do this before, but those who live and work in Snohomish County, along with local officials and lawmakers, will need to make the case that our county is a major cog in the state's economy and must be served by a transportation system that meets the needs...

Date: 04/03/2016 | Editorials

Impact not clear from latest Boeing tanker setback

Boeing’s KC-46 aerial refueling tanker suffered another setback to its development schedule,

Date: 04/01/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Retirements could threaten Boeing production plans

EVERETT — Factory-floor workers taking early retirements could pose a challenge to Boeing’s plans to ramp up 737 and 787 production starting next year, says Scott Hamilton, an aerospace analyst and owner of Issaquah-based Leeham Co.

Date: 04/01/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Job cuts have benefited Boeing stock price in past

Despite news this week that Boeing plans to cut about 4,000 jobs by mid-year, the company’s stock price could be going up, if the past is any indicator.

Date: 03/31/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Report: Supplier is a drag on Boeing KC-46 tanker program

EVERETT — The Boeing Co.'s new KC-46 aerial refueling tanker continues to be hampered by late supplier deliveries, according to a federal oversight report released Thursday."A key supplier is not delivering aerial refueling systems on time, which could affect the...

Date: 03/31/2016 | Business

Cash flow seen as driving Boeing cuts — and possibly layoffs

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. expects to cut about 4,000 jobs in Washington through buyouts and retirements in the next few months. If that and other belt-tightening measures do not trim costs enough, layoffs could come in the second half of the year, a spokesman said Wednesday.

Date: 03/31/2016 | Business

Boeing job cuts in state could hit 10 percent

SEATTLE — The Boeing Co. is reportedly taking steps to eliminate 10 percent of its workforce in Washington state.

Date: 03/29/2016 | Business Wire

Russian official calls for Boeing 737 ban

In the wake of last week’s crash of a Flydubai jet, a Russian official has called for banning Boeing 737s from the country’s commercial passenger routes, according to a report in Izvestia, a Moscow-based newspaper.

Date: 03/28/2016 | Aerospace Blog

UAE authority: Russia plane crash data ‘satisfactory’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Investigators have successfully downloaded all the information from the flight recorders on the FlyDubai plane that crashed in southern Russia and determined it is in a “satisfactory” state, the United Arab Emirates’ aviation regulator said Sunday.

Date: 03/27/2016 | Nation & World

Enduring workhorse

The Boeing Century: Top-selling 737 was almost cancelled

Date: 03/27/2016 | Local News

The astonishing longevity of the Boeing 737

The Boeing 737 has been a key product for half of the company's existence, and a lot has happened in the 50 years since Boeing began designing the seminal single-aisle jetliner. The newest iteration, the 737 MAX, flew for the first time in January. Here's a 737 timeline, with historical...

Date: 03/27/2016 | Local News

Where we'll get our workers

We need a word that expresses both concern for a problem but also recognizes the opportunities that the problem presents.Opporconcernity? Brightsiding?While we work on that, consider the news coming out earlier this week about the graying of the state and local...

Date: 03/25/2016 | Editorials

Clinton campaigns in Everett

Presidential candidate pledges pursuit of jobs creation

Date: 03/22/2016 | Local News

Clinton to visit Machinists hall in Everett on Tuesday

EVERETT — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brings her campaign for president to Everett on Tuesday where she will share her blueprint for creating jobs and tackling abusive trade practices of foreign countries.

Date: 03/21/2016 | Local News

Russia: Black boxes from plane crash site are badly damaged

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Aviation experts on Sunday began examining the black boxes from the FlyDubai flight that crashed amid high winds at an airport in southern Russia, killing all 62 aboard.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Nation & World

FlyDubai 737-800 crashes in Russia; 62 reported dead

MOSCOW — A Dubai airliner with 62 people on board nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball early Saturday while trying to land in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all aboard, officials said.

Date: 03/18/2016 | Nation & World

Briefs: Machinists to collect diapers for families in need

Machinists to collect diapers for families in needVolunteers with Machinists Union District Lodge 751 will once again help women and families in crisis by collecting diapers and baby wipes. The union's second annual diaper drive will take place throughout...

Date: 03/17/2016 | Bizblog

Boeing starts building first 787-10, a stretched Dreamliner

EVERETT — Major assembly for the newest — and biggest — version of the Boeing Dreamliner, the 787-10, has started two weeks ahead of schedule. Workers at Kawasaki Heavy Industries began putting together part of the new airplane’s fuselage Wednesday.

Date: 03/15/2016 | Business

Boeing executive ranks get reshuffled

The Boeing Co.’s executive ranks are being reshuffled due to the upcoming retirement of the company’s chief technology officer. The company’s commercial airplanes division is using the corporate moves to streamline its top leadership.

Date: 03/14/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Teen may have found debris from downed Malaysian 777

JOHANNESBURG — A South African teenager vacationing in Mozambique may have found part of a wing from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which his family dismissed as “rubbish” and his mother nearly threw away, he said Friday.

Date: 03/11/2016 | Nation & World

Second Boeing KC-46 tanker back in the air

EVERETT — A Boeing KC-46 test plane was back in the air Thursday after cutting short its flight the day before.

Date: 03/10/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Emirates considering 787, A350 for next long-haul order

Emirates Airline is close to deciding whether to go with the Boeing Co. or Airbus Group when it orders its next batch of long-range airplanes, the Wall Street Journal reported...

Date: 03/10/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing KC-46 tanker plane cuts test flight short

SEATTLE — One of Boeing’s KC-46A tanker test planes cut short a flight Wednesday afternoon.

Date: 03/09/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Sanders, Clinton spar over Boeing and Ex-Im Bank

The Boeing Co. popped up again in the latest debate between Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton.

Date: 03/07/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Man locks himself in cockpit of empty British Airways 747

LONDON — A man has been charged with illegally climbing aboard an empty plane at Heathrow Airport, police said Sunday.The Metropolitan Police force said 38-year-old Louis Pedro Verdasca dos Santos Costa, of west London, has been charged with unlawfully being airside...

Date: 03/06/2016 | Nation & World

Stylish hotrod

A Boeing mechanic writes about what made the 727 great

Date: 03/05/2016 | Commentary

Boeing workers consider buyout offers from company

EVERETT — Boeing workers in Everett and other locations are weighing whether to take buyouts as the company aims to cut its labor costs while avoiding morale-sapping layoffs.Still, some workers are...

Date: 03/04/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Iran invites Boeing to Tehran for aircraft talks

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has invited Boeing Co. to Tehran to negotiate a possible aircraft purchase, though Boeing said Friday it would only be offering the country “fleet planning.”

Date: 03/04/2016 | Business Wire

Could Boeing finish twin-aisle jets in China?

Could the Boeing Co. follow its European rival, Airbus Group, by finishing twin-aisle jetliners in China as the two companies compete for sales in the world’s biggest airplane market?

Date: 03/04/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Union accepts new labor contract with Snohomish County government

EVERETT — Workers from Snohomish County’s largest public sector union voted Thursday evening to accept a new labor contract, ending an impasse that had dragged on for more than a year.

Date: 03/04/2016 | Local News

Israel to launch Boeing-aided missile defense system

TEL AVIV - A joint exercise now being conducted between thousands of Israeli forces and the U.S. European Command represents a final test before Israel begins to deploy one of the most sophisticated missile defense systems in the world.

Date: 03/04/2016 | Nation & World

Pilots not to blame for fatal Bell-Boeing V-22 crash, Pentagon says

FORT WORTH, Texas — For more than a decade, the wives of Marine Corps pilots Maj. Brooks Gruber and Lt. Col. John Brow have sought to clear the names of their late husbands, who were blamed for the crash of a MV-22 Osprey in the Arizona desert in April 2000 that killed them and 17...

Date: 03/03/2016 | Nation & World

Second Boeing KC-46 tanker takes flight

EVERETT — The Boeing Co.'s second KC-46A aerial refueling tanker flew for the first time Thursday. The airplane flew from Paine Field in Everett to Boeing Field in Seattle.The tanker is the program's fourth test airplane. The others are the first tanker and two planes...

Date: 03/03/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing develops airplane bathroom that cleans itself

EVERETT — Germophobes rejoice: The smarties at Boeing have developed self-cleaning bathrooms for airplanes.

Date: 03/03/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Debris from Boeing 777 washes up in Mozambique

WASHINGTON — Debris that washed up in Mozambique has been tentatively identified as a part from the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a U.S. official said Wednesday.Photos of the debris found over the weekend appear to show the fixed...

Date: 03/02/2016 | Nation & World

Last flight for first 727

Restored plane flies from Everett to Seattle museum (video)

Date: 03/02/2016 | Local News

Debris from Boeing 777 washes up in Mozambique

WASHINGTON — Debris that washed up in Mozambique has been tentatively identified as a part from the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Nation & World

Feeling pinched in that airline seat? So are lawmakers

WASHINGTON — In a nation of expanding belt lines and buttocks, airline seats are bucking the trend toward bigger bottoms by shrinking in size.

Date: 03/02/2016 | Nation & World

777 to set a distance record Wednesday

A Boeing 777-200LR will touch down Wednesday in Auckland, New Zealand, after journeying 8,824 miles from Dubai, grabbing the title of world's longest scheduled airline flight for Gulf carrier Emirates.Not to be outdone, Qatar Airways will this year offer services to Santiago...

Date: 03/01/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing, Airbus under pressure to build in China

China’s political leaders identified aerospace as one of 10 key industries in the country’s quest to become an advanced industrialized nation. Ahead of this weekend’s annual legislative session, Western planemakers — their future competitors — are helping them toward that goal.

Date: 03/01/2016 | Business Wire

Is the airplane industry headed for a downturn?

Here’s a shock: The future is uncertain.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing 727 prototype’s final flight scheduled for Wednesday

EVERETT — You can literally watch history take flight at Paine Field this week — weather permitting.

Date: 02/29/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Fire-damaged British Airways 777 leaves Vegas for paint job

LAS VEGAS — A British Airways jet that was damaged by fire during an aborted takeoff in September flew from Las Vegas to a California airport on Friday after six months of repairs including an engine replacement and fuselage patch.The Boeing 777 took a circuitous route...

Date: 02/26/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing 727 lands without landing gear

Even as volunteers restore the very first Boeing 727 to flying condition, several dozen late-production 727s are still flying around the world.

Date: 02/26/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing, Lockheed Martin drop bomber protest

The Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin have dropped their protest of the Pentagon’s choice of Northrop Grumman to develop and build the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation stealth bomber, known as the long-range strike bomber (LRS-B).

Date: 02/26/2016 | Aerospace Blog

First Boeing 727 to fly again

Museum is next stop for jet restored in Everett (gallery)

Date: 02/26/2016 | Local News

Dubai airport expands again with opening of new concourse

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The world’s busiest airport for international travel is growing again.

Date: 02/25/2016 | Business Wire

The enduring mystery of who shot down 777 over Ukraine

On July 17 2014, Malaysian Airways flight MH17, a Boeing 777 loaded with almost 300 passengers and crew was on a routine flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it was struck by a surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine. Everyone aboard was killed.

Date: 02/24/2016 | Nation & World

Boeing’s Leanne Caret to oversee $30 billion defense unit

Boeing Co. named Leanne Caret as president and chief executive officer of its $30 billion defense business as new CEO Dennis Muilenburg starts to reshape the aerospace company's leadership team.Caret, 49, will be the first woman to oversee the defense, space and security...

Date: 02/24/2016 | Business Wire

Airbus profit rises as aircraft deliveries grow

PARIS — Airbus said earnings grew 15 percent last year as airlines’ demand for the European aerospace and defense giant’s A320 and A330 jets helped boost deliveries and top arch-rival Boeing in the race for new orders.

Date: 02/24/2016 | Business Wire

Boeing changes 737 MAX strategy to keep challengers at bay

The Boeing Co. has changed course and is going ahead with developing the 737-7 MAX, reports Leeham News and Comment.

Date: 02/22/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Muilenburg to replace McNerney as Boeing chairman

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg has been elected to succeed Jim McNerney as chairman of the board of directors, starting March 1. Boeing independent Lead Director Kenneth Duberstein will stay on in his role.

Date: 02/22/2016 | Aerospace Blog

Grounded for 25 years, first Boeing 727 gets ready to fly

EVERETT — The first Boeing 727 is almost ready to take to the sky again. It is tentatively scheduled to take off from Paine Field outside Everett for Boeing Field in Seattle on March 1.

Date: 02/21/2016 | Aerospace Blog

»» More search options

digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

HeraldNet Classifieds

HeraldNet highlights

Epic valor
Epic valor: 1980 Denali rescue unheralded until recently
A family's legacy
A family's legacy: Highway 99 renamed in honor of settler William P. Stewart
Ynot is Forbidden, yet open to all
Ynot is Forbidden, yet open to all: Hollywood comes to the Everett sports bar's ‘Rescue'
Keeping parolees on track
Keeping parolees on track: ‘Swift and Certain’ policy reduces violations, gets...