Herald Business Journal

Alaska Airlines will buy 200 new jets over the coming decade

The purchase includes many Boeing 737 Maxs, and maybe some Airbus A321 jets.

 

Delays in 737 Max certification flights may slow jet’s return

The ungrounding of the Boeing aircraft could be pushed to late June at the earliest, one source said.

 

Debris found in fuel tanks of 70% of inspected 737 Max jets

Boeing said there’s no way to know how many planes have the same problem until they’re all inspected.

 

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into fake accounts

The company’s reputation has never fully recovered from the sales scandal, even four years later.

  • Feb 21, 2020

Community leadership in an election year

Leadership is not a spectator sport, nor is citizenship. Let’s lead the way. Connect. Listen. Act.

No flashing lights planned for giant Port of Everett cranes

The Port sought public input on making them blue and adding lights or keeping them as they were.

Boeing asks that its big state tax break be suspended

The company hopes the move will resolve a trade dispute involving European rival Airbus.

Boeing finds debris in wing fuel tanks of several 737 Maxs

The company did not say what the objects were found, but one report said they included tools and rags.

Charge: Lynnwood tobacco smuggler dodged $1 million in taxes

The man, 57, reportedly dealt in illicit cigarettes. Tax returns claimed he sold hats and T-shirts.

Some dissent emerges on new engineering contract with Boeing

“This is being shoved down our throats,” said one SPEEA council rep.

FAA faces dilemma over 737 Max wiring flaw that Boeing missed

The vulnerability could lead to an emergency similar to the one that brought down two jets.

Everett’s new passenger terminal gets some national love

Paine Field was voted 8th-best among a selection of small airports, some of which aren’t all that small.

United pushes back expected return of grounded Boeing planes

United, Southwest and American are bracing for a second straight summer without their Max planes.

US manufacturing output hit by Boeing troubles, slips 0.1%

Excluding the production of airplanes and parts, factory production rose 0.3%.

  • Feb 14, 2020

Boeing and engineering union agree on new, extended contract

The board of SPEEA will recommend the proposal to its 18,000 members in the Puget Sound area.

Airbus CEO sees no short-term benefit from Boeing Max woes

The European planemaker’s competing A320 is sold out through 2025.

Virus outbreak in China poses a new problem for Boeing

A number of deliveries are ready for Chinese customers who “cannot come to Seattle to take delivery.”

Lynnwood council OKs another city center housing development

Among 239 total housing units, Kinect@Lynnwood is set to bring 48 low- to moderate-income dwellings.

Boeing wins zero orders and delivers just 13 jets in January

Airbus by comparison had a big order month, winning net orders for 274 commercial aircraft.

Amid uncertainty, French wine industry puts itself on show

France is with Italy the biggest producer of wine in the world.

  • Feb 11, 2020