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Judge OKs Boeing retirement settlement

WICHITA, Kan. — Boeing will pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit filed by former Boeing workers over retirement and medical benefits after the sale of the company's Wichita operations.

Date: 09/04/2015 | Business Wire


Saudis seek to reload arsenal with Boeing bombs

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has notified Congress informally that it wants to resupply Saudi Arabia with thousands of precision-guided munitions, according to two people familiar with the proposal.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World


French confirm wing part is from missing Malaysia 777

PARIS — French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.

Date: 09/03/2015 | Nation & World


Cancellations leave Boeing with zero 747 orders in 2015

Nippon Cargo Airlines has cancelled orders for four 747-8 freighters, leaving Boeing with no net orders for 2015 so far, according to the airplane maker.The aerospace giant has seen only weak demand for...

Date: 09/03/2015 | Aerospace Blog


McCain sees potential trouble ahead for Boeing KC-46 tanker

U.S. Sen. John McCain criticized the Air Force's handling of the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker development program, which Boeing is building in Everett for the military.The longtime Republican senator from Arizona put his criticism in a letter last week to Defense Secretary...

Date: 09/02/2015 | Aerospace Blog


EdCC gets infusion of equipment thanks to Boeing deal

It's a bit of on-campus cross-pollinization: Edmonds Community College's Engineering Club is building a machine to help the Beekeeping Club get honey from hives.Former Engineering Club president Johnathan Mensonides is one of five students working this summer on the honey...

Date: 08/31/2015 | Business


Union accuses county prosecutor of unfair labor practices

EVERETT — The union that represents most Snohomish County employees has filed a formal complaint accusing Prosecutor Mark Roe of unfair labor practices.Roe said he was looking out for his employees and the public when he argued against a new union contract he fears...

Date: 08/28/2015 | Local News


Giant autoclaves make their way to Boeing wing factory

EVERETT — The giant blue tubes inched across the overpass on Highway 526 connecting Boeing’s plant and its flight line at Paine Field. Safely across, they continued toward their final destination — a 1.2 million-square-foot factory that makes the 777X’s huge carbon-fiber, composite-material wings.

Date: 08/28/2015 | Business


Boeing layoffs linked to Export-Import Bank

LOS ANGELES — Boeing Co.’s planned layoffs in California, announced this week, have revived concerns that the aerospace industry may suffer if Congress doesn’t renew its support for the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

Date: 08/27/2015 | Business Wire


Firm design for 777X

Boeing locks in the specs, a major milestone

Date: 08/27/2015 | Business


Enough with the shutdown games

About the time kids start returning to school following the Labor Day holiday Sept. 7, the nation's senators and representatives will return to Washington, D.C., as Congress reconvenes after a recess of more than a month.It has a significant list of items to accomplish, many...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Editorials


Korean Air takes possession of 747-8s

EVERETT — Korean Air on Tuesday became the first airline to receive the passenger and freighter versions of Boeing’s 747-8.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing sees booming Chinese demand for new planes

While concerns about China’s economy contributed to massive sell offs in U.S. stock exchanges on Monday, Boeing increased its outlook for that country’s demand for new airplanes over the next 20 years.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Flying Fortress at Paine Field

B-17 flight brings back memories for Arlington's Art Unruh

Date: 08/25/2015 | Local News


Prepare for Highway 526 closure Wednesday

EVERETT — Highway 526 near Airport Road and Paine Field is set for closure from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, while Boeing moves a large piece of equipment from Paine Field to the Everett plant. The work is scheduled to avoid peak Boeing traffic hours. A signed detour via...

Date: 08/24/2015 | Street Smarts


Engine concern diverts 767 to Vegas

LAS VEGAS — An airport official said a commercial airliner bound from New York to Los Angeles made an unscheduled stop in Las Vegas after pilots reported a concern about an engine.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Nation & World


Report says 2013 Boeing 787 fire was caused by crossed wires

LONDON — British aviation investigators reported Wednesday that a 2013 fire on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner started in a battery for the plane’s emergency locator transmitter — a finding that triggered recommendations to improve safety on similar battery-powered equipment on planes.

Date: 08/19/2015 | Business Wire


EvCC enters a race for Mars

Students to compete in developing a red-planet drone

Date: 08/19/2015 | Business


Boeing says KC-46 tanker’s first flight further delayed

EVERETT — Boeing’s new aerial refueling tanker, the KC-46A Pegasus, won’t fly until late September or early October following a chemical mix-up last month that damaged the plane’s fuel system, a company spokesman said Monday.

Date: 08/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog


I-5 bridge closures account for Boeing

The Washington State Department of Transportation has created a website with detailed closure information for the I-5 expansion...

Date: 08/17/2015 | Street Smarts


Judge: Spokane mayor cannot stop ‘family wage’ initiative

SPOKANE — A Superior Court judge has denied Spokane Mayor David Condon’s request to stop a community group’s ballot measure from appearing in the November election.

Date: 08/14/2015 | Northwest


Wanted: Twentysomethings for friendship ‘up north’ in Everett

Teresa Konopka is an airplane design safety engineer. Her Boeing job in Everett is demanding, but not all-consuming.The 24-year-old, who lives in Lynnwood, has some time for fun. Her aim is to spend that precious leisure time making...

Date: 08/14/2015 | Local News


Threat of Boeing job moves might not be just a bluff

Was former Boeing CEO Jim McNerney’s implied threat of moving jobs overseas if the U.S. Export-Import Bank isn’t reauthorized simply bluster?

Date: 08/13/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Spirit Aero finishes first Boeing 737 MAX fuselage

Spirit Aerosystems has completed the first Boeing 737 MAX fuselage at its Wichita plant. The fuselage will eventually move to Boeing's Renton plant, which will assemble both the 737 Next...

Date: 08/13/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing is looking at improving its Everett-built 767 jet, exec says

There is still a market for Boeing’s 767, the company’s Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith said Wednesday at Jefferies Global Industrials Conference.

Date: 08/12/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Missile parts found in probe of Ukraine 777 crash

An international team of criminal investigators is inspecting missile parts recovered from the eastern Ukraine site of last year’s crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in hopes of determining who is responsible for downing the plane, killing all 298 people on board.

Date: 08/11/2015 | Nation & World


How WWII shaped Boeing

War was key to jet-age dominance

Date: 08/09/2015 | Business


Start date of Everett schools awaiting contract negotiations

EVERETT — School starts in about a month for most kids in Snohomish County.That's probably the case in Everett Public Schools as well, but when exactly the first day of school will be is still up in the air.That's because the start date is subject to...

Date: 08/08/2015 | Local News


Aerospace is a focus for state trade mission to Japan and Korea

OLYMPIA — State officials and business leaders are heading to South Korea and Japan this month to boost Washington’s aerospace industry, as well as other industries.

Date: 08/08/2015 | Business


Zodiac Aerospace restarts Newport plant following explosion

NEWPORT — Zodiac Aerospace’s Newport plant is getting back to work three weeks after an explosion injured five and shut the facility down, the company said Friday.

Date: 08/07/2015 | Aerospace Blog


How to sell a plane

60 years ago, a Boeing pilot made a very famous barrel roll

Date: 08/07/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Briefs: Machinists raise $9,300 for Guide Dogs of America

Machinists raise $9,300 for Guide Dogs of AmericaMachinists Union District Lodge 751's 13th annual Puppy Putt motorcycle event raised more than $9,300 for charity. The event, held July 11, attracted nearly 50 motorcycle riders. District 751 is the top...

Date: 08/06/2015 | Business


Experts determine that wing piece is from missing 777

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Experts have confirmed that the debris found on Reunion Island last week was that of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 that went missing last year, Malaysia’s prime minister said Wednesday.

Date: 08/05/2015 | Nation & World


Approaching 100

New book follows the evolution of Boeing

Date: 08/04/2015 | Business


Mitsubishi taking flight in Seattle with new engineering center

SEATTLE — Most of the cubicles in Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.'s new engineering center are still empty, some are still being assembled. Pieces of paper with handwritten room numbers are taped outside offices and on cubicles.While the center is a work in progress, it is...

Date: 08/03/2015 | Business


Big fallout for Boeing in huge bomber deal

WASHINGTON — In a few weeks, the Pentagon will announce the companies picked to develop America's next bomber jet, sparking a budget war that will last for years and reshape the defense industry, experts say.The Long Range Strike Bomber, which will probably be called...

Date: 08/02/2015 | Business Wire


Suspected 777 part arrives in France

BALMA, France — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts.

Date: 08/01/2015 | Nation & World


What a six-foot 777 part might bring to MH370 mystery

A six-foot piece of a Boeing 777’s wing assembly discovered on a remote Indian Ocean island is expected to provide the first hard evidence that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crashed 16 months ago and could help investigators narrow the search for the wreckage, experts said Friday.

Date: 08/01/2015 | Nation & World


Boeing fix-it exec has big job to get tanker and supply chain on track

EVERETT — Boeing is adding engineers, support staff and even an executive with a ‘fix-it' reputation to its troubled KC-46 Pegasus aerial refueling tanker program to keep it moving along. The company is also working more closely with contractors to make sure parts are...

Date: 07/31/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Man describes finding 777 part on Reunion Island

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion — Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he said he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand.The fragment may be the first clue to what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Nation & World


3 hurt in emergency evacuation of Boeing MD-80

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Three passengers were slightly hurt while evacuating an American Airlines jet after smoke was detected in the plane as it prepared to leave Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.American spokeswoman Andrea Huguely said the crew of Flight 1658...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Nation & World


Boeing gives Kennedy Center $20 million for expansion

WASHINGTON — Boeing announced Wednesday that it will give $20 million to the Kennedy Center to support its $100 million expansion project.

Date: 07/30/2015 | Business Wire


Boeing engineer revolutionized hydroplanes with Slo-Mo-Shun IV

Summer in Seattle means Seafair. While the Flying Heritage Collection’s planes take part in the Boeing Seafair Air Show, there used to be aviation ties to the hydroplane races too. In the late 1940s and 1950s, two main factions developed in the hydro world. The teams from Detroit,...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Flight Paths


Wing part a solid clue in hunt for missing Malaysian 777

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and...

Date: 07/29/2015 | Nation & World


Export-Import Bank excluded from highway bill

WASHINGTON — The effort to reopen the Export-Import Bank, which has helped thousands of U.S. companies export their goods, lost significant ground as House lawmakers approved a short-term highway funding bill that did not include new authority for the bank.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Nation & World


McNerney says without Ex-Im Bank, Boeing work could move overseas

Boeing Co. Chairman Jim McNerney rattled his saber again Wednesday, suggesting the airplane maker would ship work overseas if Congress does not reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Business


777 departs Aleutians after emergency landing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles departed from a remote U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands late Wednesday morning, hours after making an emergency landing because smoke was detected on board.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Nation & World


US official: Debris in photo belongs to Boeing 777

WASHINGTON — Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that a photo of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Nation & World


Boeing expands Oklahoma City facility, business presence

OKLAHOMA CITY — Boeing Co. broke ground Wednesday on a new $80 million, 290,000-square-foot building that will house about 800 new employees and be the third structure in the aerospace company's growing Oklahoma City campus.

Date: 07/29/2015 | Business


State’s top aerospace adviser leaves Olympia to join WSU

Washington’s aerospace policy director, Alex Pietsch, is leaving Olympia to join Washington State University as an industry liaison this fall.Pietsch’s priority will be to foster close ties between the university’s Everett campus and area businesses.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Business


Jenks to succeed Loftis as head of Boeing’s 787 program

The head of Boeing’s 787 program, Larry Loftis is retiring. The company has tapped Mark Jenks to succeed him as a Boeing vice president and general manager of the 787 program.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing considers cutting titanium to drop 787 cost

Boeing is considering cutting the amount of high-priced titanium on its 787 Dreamliner in its effort to reduce losses on the program, reports Reuters’ Alwyn Scott.

Date: 07/24/2015 | Aerospace Blog


As Boeing’s 787 gets more reliable, suppliers see drop in spare-part sales

Despite its rocky introduction into service, Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner has become so reliable that it is costing money for parts suppliers.

Date: 07/24/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing adds Japanese suppliers to 777X work

Boeing and Japanese manufacturers have firmed up details for sharing work on Boeing’s new airplane, the 777X.

Date: 07/24/2015 | Aerospace Blog


A key manufacturing source

As Boeing continues construction in Everett of its wing fabrication facility for the 777X and other aerospace businesses in the county continue their own growth, production of a critical component for those manufacturers also is ramping up: the training and development of skills for the...

Date: 07/24/2015 | Editorials


Boeing family, company donate $30M to Seattle museum

SEATTLE — The Boeing Company and the Boeing family are each contributing $15 million to Seattle’s Museum of Flight to significantly expand the museum’s education programs.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Northwest


Briefs: Machinist to perform as Elvis at charity concert

Machinist to perform as Elvis at charity concertElvis impersonator Tracy Alan Moore, a member of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 who works for the Boeing Co. in Everett, plans to perform with his band, Rising Sun, to benefit for Guide Dogs of America.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Bizblog


Boeing starts low-rate production of KC-46 tanker

EVERETT — Boeing’s new aerial refueling tanker, the KC-46 Pegasus is already in production, though it hasn’t flown yet.

Date: 07/22/2015 | Local News


FedEx places the biggest-ever order for 767 freighters

FedEx has placed the biggest order for Boeing 767s. The cargo and package delivery company announced Tuesday that it has ordered 50 767-300 freighters and has options for another 50 of the airplanes, which are assembled at Boeing’s Everett plant.

Date: 07/22/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Labor group cancels invite for Inslee over Boeing tensions

SEATTLE — The state’s largest labor organization has canceled a speaking invitation for Gov. Jay Inslee due to lingering tensions over Boeing tax breaks and a worker pension freeze.

Date: 07/20/2015 | Business Wire


Boeing unveils new Seahawk 747

EVERETT — The Seahawks’ season doesn’t start until next month, but Boeing just couldn’t wait that long to show its support.

Date: 07/19/2015 | Business


Nuclear deal has firms eyeing Iranian opportunities

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The nuclear deal is done. Now it’s time to talk business.While it will likely be months before sanctions on Iran ease, business and political leaders are wasting no time in trying to tap into a large and what they hope will be a lucrative Iranian market.

Date: 07/19/2015 | Business Wire


Boeing digging deep for tanker overruns

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. is digging deeper into its wallet to cover cost overruns for designing and developing the U.S. Air Force’s new aerial refueling tanker, the KC-46 Pegasus.

Date: 07/18/2015 | Local News


Boeing warns airlines about shipping batteries

WASHINGTON — Boeing, one of the world’s two largest aircraft makers, warned its passenger airline customers on Friday that flying bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries can cause fires capable of destroying the planes.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Business Wire


Boeing takes $536 million charge on tanker program

NEW YORK — The Boeing Co. said Friday that it plans to absorb a $536 million charge that will help it keep the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker program on schedule.

Date: 07/17/2015 | Business Wire


Plane lands safely in Seattle after engine fire

SEATAC — An engine fire forced a Delta flight with nearly 270 people on board to make an emergency landing at the Seattle airport before dawn Thursday.There were no injuries reported aboard Delta Flight 2469, from Anchorage, Alaska, to Atlanta, said Sea-Tac...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Northwest


Delta drops plan for $4 billion in new jets

ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines Inc. has abandoned plans to add at least $4 billion of Boeing and Embraer jets tied to a proposed contract agreement that was rejected by union pilots.The accord for 40 new Boeing 737-900ERs and 20 Embraer E190s is now off, Delta said...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Business Wire


FedEx reportedly in talks to buy 25 Boeing 767 freighters

FedEx is reportedly negotiating with Boeing to buy at least 25 767 freighters. The sale would be a big bump for the twin-engine airplane program, which has posted seven net orders since 2013. The program is...

Date: 07/15/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Iran could buy $20 billion in airliners

The historic nuclear deal with Iran gives Boeing and Airbus Group a rare opportunity to reshape a civilian aviation industry.

Date: 07/15/2015 | Business Wire


Jetblast from the past

Museum of Flight restores a Comet at Paine Field

Date: 07/12/2015 | Local News


Video: 737 aborts takeoff after engine fire

CHICAGO — Southwest Airlines says no one was injured when one of its planes aborted takeoff at Midway International Airport in Chicago due to a mechanical issue.Airline spokeswoman Emily Samuels said

Date: 07/09/2015 | Nation & World


NASA selects astronauts for Boeing, SpaceX flights

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has selected four veteran astronauts to lead the way back into orbit from U.S. soil.On Thursday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden named the four who will fly on capsules built by private companies...

Date: 07/09/2015 | Nation & World


Boeing leads in deliveries, trails Airbus in new airplane orders

Boeing came up in second place to its European rival, the Airbus Group, on orders in the first half of the year. The Chicago-based company has deliver more airplanes this year, though.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Could sonars have missed downed Malaysia 777?

CANBERRA, Australia — Amid rising frustrations over the expensive, so-far fruitless search for vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are questioning the competence of the company in charge, including whether crews may have passed over the sunken wreckage without even...

Date: 07/04/2015 | Nation & World


Worker’s family sues Boeing and supplier over fatal injury

SEATTLE ­— The family of a worker who was fatally injured when a seat-belt air bag replacement inflated explosively is suing Boeing and a supplier.Kenneth Otto suffered massive head injuries while he was installing the unit on a 777 at Boeing's Everett factory. He...

Date: 07/03/2015 | Business


Why no vote on export tool?

It might only be temporary, but Congress' failure to reauthorize the charter of the federal Export-Import Bank by yesterday's deadline offers an alarming look at the potential effect of its absence.The federal export credit agency, frequently shortened to Ex-Im Bank,...

Date: 07/01/2015 | Editorials


Boeing loses $1.3B tanker deal to Airbus

The Boeing Co.'s KC-46 Pegasus tanker was shut out again Tuesday, this time by South Korea. That makes the aerial refueling tanker 0-for-6 competing for foreign military contracts.Boeing has lost every one of those deals to its rival, Airbus Group's A-330 Multi Role Tanker...

Date: 06/30/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Flying climate-friendly skies

Viewpoints: Can technology cut airliners' carbon emissions?

Date: 06/28/2015 | Commentary


Atlas Air says its buying another Boeing 747-8 freighter as air cargo market grows

An improving cargo market prompted Atlas Air to announce Thursday that it is taking delivery of another Boeing 747-8 freighter in November.

Date: 06/26/2015 | Aerospace Blog


747 rate to be cut

Company plans to build just one per month

Date: 06/24/2015 | Business


Flight attendants sue Boeing, claim injury from engine fumes

Four flight attendants are suing Boeing, claiming that toxic air from an engine leaked into their plane and made them seriously ill on a 2013 flight.

Date: 06/23/2015 | Business Wire


New CEO at Boeing

Dennis Muilenburg takes over July 1

Date: 06/23/2015 | Business Wire


Records detail drug deals at Boeing Everett plant

EVERETT — A small group of Boeing workers last year used the company's instant messaging service to arrange drug deals at the Paine Field plant, according to public records.Boeing conducted an investigation and shared the findings with the Everett Police Department,...

Date: 06/23/2015 | Local News


Korry picked for 777X panels

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. has picked Korry Electronics, Esterline Corporation’s Everett-based subsidiary, to provide display panels and software for Boeing’s 777X airplane, which is in development.

Date: 06/23/2015 | Business


Airbus edges Boeing in orders race in Paris

LE BOURGET, France — Europe’s Airbus glided past Boeing to take top honors in their annual competition to sell commercial jets at the Paris Air Show. The U.S. plane maker, however, inked more deals for big-ticket wide-body planes.

Date: 06/18/2015 | Business Wire


GE to move jobs overseas if Ex-Im Bank ends

WASHINGTON — General Electric Co. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt threatened to move U.S. jobs overseas if Congress doesn’t reauthorize the Export-Import Bank’s charter, which expires at the end of June.

Date: 06/18/2015 | Business Wire


Did similar flight numbers cause runway near miss?

CHICAGO — Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday.

Date: 06/17/2015 | Nation & World


Boeing sells 'Terrible Teen' 787s to Ethiopian Airlines

Most of the Boeing Co.'s remaining "Terrible Teens" are reportedly moving out.The aerospace giant has sold six of the early-production and overweight 787 Dreamliners to Ethiopian Airlines, Bloomberg News reports.That leaves four early-build 787s...

Date: 06/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing gets $7.4 billion 747-8 freighter deal

Boeing Co. said it struck a $7.4 billion deal to sell 747-8 freighters to Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group, providing a much-needed boost to the jumbo-jet program amid flagging demand for four-engine aircraft.

Date: 06/17/2015 | Business Wire


Potential new airplanes dominate talk at Paris Air Show

There’s been a flurry of news out of the Paris Air Show, so here is a round up of Wednesday’s most interesting stories:

Date: 06/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog


How will we get around in 2035?

Those of us who've been around a bit can recall what the Snohomish County communities along the I-5 corridor looked like 15 to 35 years ago and how they've changed and grown since then. Our county...

Date: 06/17/2015 | Editorials


Lynnwood firms lands Mississippi work at Paris Air Show

The trip to France was worth it. Lynnwood-based Nova-Tech Engineering landed work in Mississippi during a meeting Monday with Orbital ATK executives at the Paris Air Show."They were able to more or less confirm that...

Date: 06/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing announces 100-plane 737 MAX deal worth $10.7B

PARIS — Boeing on Tuesday announced the biggest order so far of the Paris Air Show, as last-minute deal for 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft valued at about $10.7 billion at list price.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Business


Boeing considers new commercial jetliner

The Boeing Co. says it is studying a new commercial jetliner that would smaller than its smallest twin-aisle airplane and bigger than its largest single-aisle plane.

Date: 06/15/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing, Airbus announce $24B in orders at Paris Air Show

PARIS — A huge demand for long-haul jetliners was on display at the Paris Air Show on Monday, with Garuda Indonesia, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Qatar Airways among buyers in announced deals valued at about $24 billion.

Date: 06/15/2015 | Business


Boeing plans a classic 777 revival at Paris Air Show

The International Paris Air Show opens Monday, and industry insiders say this year's aerospace extravaganza will be quieter than most.The biennial show, which runs June 15-21, has a reputation for headlines about new airplanes and...

Date: 06/13/2015 | Business


Delta to buy $4 billion worth of 737s

Delta Air Lines will enter into an agreement with Boeing to purchase 40 737-900ER planes valued at about $4 billion at list prices, and will add smaller Embraer jets after it ratifies a tentative agreement with its pilots.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Business Wire


Virgin’s Branson celebrates new 787 route in Detroit

ROMULUS, Mich. — British billionaire Sir Richard Branson has landed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport to celebrate a new Virgin Atlantic flight between London and the Motor City.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Business Wire


Boeing says commercial airplane demand will keep rising

Boeing says it sees the already historically high demand for commercial airplanes only going up over the next 20 years.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Boeing crams more seats onto 777 jet by shrinking bathrooms

CHICAGO — As Boeing tries to bolster sales of its largest twin-engine jetliner, no detail is too small. One result: It found room to shoehorn in as many as 14 more seats by shrinking the lavatories.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Business Wire




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