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U.S., 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON — After more than six years of stalled progress and political wrangling, negotiators from the U.S. and 11 trading partners across the Pacific Rim announced a deal Monday on a landmark trade accord linking 40 percent of the global economy.

Date: 10/05/2015 | Business Wire

Ex-Im Bank revival pushed, as GOP remains divided

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a candidate for speaker, is “strongly” discouraging lawmakers from signing on to a fellow Republican’s effort to force a vote to revive the U.S. Export-Import Bank, his spokesman said.

Date: 10/02/2015 | Nation & World

Apple names former Boeing CFO to board of directors

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple has filled a void on its board of directors with James Bell, the former chief financial officer for Boeing Co.

Date: 10/01/2015 | Business Wire

Watch them build it

Time-lapse video from the 787 line in Everett

Date: 10/01/2015 | Aerospace Blog

At last, first Boeing KC-46 Pegasus tanker flies away

EVERETT — After months of delay and hundreds of millions of dollars in cost overruns, a military version of the Boeing Co. aerial-refueling tanker flew for the first time Friday.The first KC-46A, which is...

Date: 09/25/2015 | Business

Reopen bank; keep jobs here

When the teller at your bank puts up the "next teller" sign, you, of course, move to the next window.If all the tellers closed their windows you'd give serious consideration to moving your accounts to the next bank, which is essentially the decision some...

Date: 09/25/2015 | Editorials

Boeing confirms it will do 737 interiors, painting in China

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. will indeed construct a 737 completion center in China, in cooperation with that country's jetliner manufacturer, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), Boeing confirmed...

Date: 09/24/2015 | Business

Visit seals big jet deal

China's president tours Boeing factory in Everett

Date: 09/23/2015 | Local News

Investment treaty between China, U.S. is key business goal

SEATTLE — When Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a meeting of some of the top names in Chinese and American business Wednesday, they may be most interested what he says about progress toward a treaty between the nations that would provide a framework for broader investment in each other’s...

Date: 09/23/2015 | Business

China to buy 300 jets, Boeing to build 737 plant there

HONG KONG — Chinese companies have agreed with Boeing to buy 300 jets and build an aircraft plant in China in deals signed during President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States, the official Xinhua news agency said Wednesday.

Date: 09/23/2015 | Business

Jobs, diplomacy and waiting in traffic

Just in case it doesn't get said in the next couple of days during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Everett, Seattle, Redmond and Tacoma: Thank you for your patience and for being good hosts.And special thanks to those who had to wait in traffic during the visit.

Date: 09/23/2015 | Editorials

China’s president arrives

Xi’s visit to include Boeing plant tour

Date: 09/22/2015 | Local News

VIP planes of the world

China has a 747; here’s what others fly

Date: 09/21/2015 | Nation & World

Crucial Boeing tanker 1st flight follows China leader's visit

EVERETT — It's a big week for the Boeing Co., which will be on display for two of its biggest customers: China and the U.S. Air Force.Both are key cash sources for Boeing in coming years. Thousands of jobs in the area depend on the...

Date: 09/21/2015 | Business

Visits forge strong trade ties for U.S., China

Washington state will be front and center in international news this week when Chinese President Xi Jinping makes Washington state — including Everett — the first destination on his U.S. visit. That President Xi chose our state for his first stop underscores Washington's...

Date: 09/21/2015 | Commentary

China’s president will begin U.S. visit at Paine Field

EVERETT — The last time a president of China came to town there was a party going on at Paine Field.It was April 2006. President Hu Jintao was feted at a luncheon in a decked-out Future of Flight museum. He

Date: 09/20/2015 | Local News

Boeing says it will make 747 panels, but for whom?

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. says it plans to start making 747 fuselage panels in Georgia by 2018.But for whom?The line's current order backlog will only last another couple years at current production rates, which Boeing has already cut three times in recent...

Date: 09/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

How a Huey helicopter gets around

The FHC is always on the move. With so many aircraft, they are always getting switched from place to place. One might wonder, how do we move the Huey? The heavy helicopter is on skids after all … Staffers attach a set of wheels to the skids near the helicopter’s center of...

Date: 09/17/2015 | Flight Paths

What his visit means

Chinese president’s U.S. trip includes Boeing in Everett

Date: 09/16/2015 | Business

China’s president to tour Boeing at Paine Field next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation plans to visit Boeing at Paine Field in Everett on the first leg of a trip to the U.S., according to Gov. Jay Inslee's office.President Xi will spend Tuesday through Thursday in Seattle and also visit Microsoft's main campus in...

Date: 09/16/2015 | Business

Boeing aerial-refueling tanker’s 1st flight set for Sept. 25

EVERETT — Boeing's KC-46 aerial refueling tanker is slated to fly for the first time on Sept. 25.Since finishing fuel tests the plane has steadily progressed through ground tests that precede a first flight, said a source familiar with the program.Even so,...

Date: 09/15/2015 | Business

Airbus guns for Boeing with new factory in its home market

Airbus Chief Executive Officer Fabrice Bregier is laying plans to draw level with Boeing Co. in the United States, its rival’s home turf and the world’s largest aerospace market, starting with a new factory in Alabama.

Date: 09/14/2015 | Business

New 9/11 memorial to Flight 93 victims opens

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — Debby Borza stood before a wall of photos of 40 people who died here on Sept. 11, 2001, and gently tapped her daughter’s face on a computer touch screen, not knowing exactly what to expect.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Nation & World

Mukilteo’s ElectroImpact to make tools for 777X wingbox

MUKILTEO — One of Snohomish County’s top aerospace suppliers, ElectroImpact has picked up another big work package on the Boeing 777X.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Business

Senegalair jet collided with Boeing 737 before crash

PARIS — French accident investigators say a Senegalair jet that crashed into the Atlantic, killing all seven people on board, had a midair collision with a Boeing 737 before the accident.

Date: 09/10/2015 | Nation & World

777 parts on Vegas runway indicate major failure

LAS VEGAS — Jet engine parts found on the Las Vegas runway where a British Airways flight aborted takeoff as the engine burst into flames indicate a rare catastrophic failure, experts said Thursday as investigators released preliminary findings and began analyzing flight data and...

Date: 09/09/2015 | Nation & World

Boeing plans to increase 767 production

EVERETT — Boeing is ramping up work on its 767 assembly line in Everett from the current 1.5 airplanes a month to 2.5 a month by the end of 2017.Demand has picked up for the twin-aisle airplane thanks to two customers — shipper FedEx and the U.S. Air Force.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing 777 catches fire in Las Vegas; minor injuries

LAS VEGAS — An engine on a London-bound British Airways jet caught fire Tuesday while the plane was preparing to take off from Las Vegas, shooting flames from the side of the jet and forcing passengers to escape on emergency slides.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Nation & World

British Airways’ Boeing 777 engulfed in fire in Las Vegas was in accident 11 years ago

It appears that the airplane that caught fire on a Las Vegas runway on Tuesday is a Boeing 777-200.

Date: 09/08/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Sen. McCain faults delays in Boeing's KC-46 tanker program

EVERETT — In an open letter last month, Sen. John McCain took the Defense Department to task for delays in Boeing's KC-46 aerial refueling tanker development program.Boeing won the bid to design the replacement for the Air Force's aging primary tanker with a fast-paced...

Date: 09/07/2015 | Business

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

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

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