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Jet deals and plenty of new business from Paris Air Show

State officials say Washington companies could land upwards of $200…


New Boeing chief McAllister tackles changing business strategy

Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ new boss, Kevin McAllister, keeps a painting…


With pilot shortage, Boeing explores self-flying aircraft

With millions more people flying every year, Boeing is concerned there may not be enough pilots to get everyone where they want to… Continue reading

89 Boeing workers in Western Washington are laid off

The Boeing Co. issued layoff notices to 89 workers in Western Washington on Friday. The aerospace giant has been cutting its workforce since… Continue reading

Boeing’s CFO Greg Smith gets an expanded role in strategy

Boeing chief financial officer Greg Smith is getting a bigger role in keeping the company competitive in the global aerospace market. On top… Continue reading

Aerospace supplier breaks ground for new Riverside building

Zodiac Northwest Aerospace Technologies’ current home just east of downtown Everett feels more like a rabbit warren than the site of a growing… Continue reading

$2M in grants will help former Boeing workers

Workforce Snohomish is getting $2 million from federal and state tax dollars to help Boeing workers who were laid off or took buyouts… Continue reading

Boeing releases details on plans for new, mid-size 797

Boeing released more details Tuesday about a potential new airplane nestled between its workhorse 737 and its advanced, long-range 787. The new plane,… Continue reading

At Paris Air Show, Boeing officially launches 737 MAX 10

Global rivals Boeing and Airbus came out gunning Monday, the opening day of the aerospace industry’s premier tradeshow, the Paris Air Show. Bucking… Continue reading

Washington to extol aerospace industry at Paris Air Show

Washington is sending its largest-ever delegation to the Paris Air Show, the aerospace industry’s marquee trade show. The goal of the 63 delegates… Continue reading

Mitsubishi takes new MRJ90 from Moses Lake to Paris Air Show

Mitsubishi Aircraft’s new regional jet, the MRJ90, landed Thursday at Le Bourget airport for the Paris Air Show, which begins Monday. Development delays… Continue reading

Boeing reorganizes defense division, cutting 50 exec jobs

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is reorganizing and slimming its executive ranks in hopes of becoming a more nimble corporation. The… Continue reading

Volunteers build wheelchair ramps through Machinists program

When Ed Page’s wife, Sue, needed a wheelchair, he built a do-it-yourself ramp to get her in and out of their Marysville home.… Continue reading

Air Force expects new Boeing tanker will be nine months late

The Air Force says it expects Boeing to start delivering KC-46 tankers as late as June 2018, nine months behind the current schedule.… Continue reading

Trade Commission to probe Boeing complaint on Bombardier jet

The U.S. International Trade Commission has green lighted Boeing’s complaint that Canadian airplane manufacturer Bombardier dumped its CSeries aircraft in America at cut-rate… Continue reading

Boeing complaint to US: Bombardier unfairly subsidized

Boeing’s top lawyers say the aerospace giant’s trade dispute with Canada’s Bombardier is about… Continue reading

Trade org rejects most European claims against Boeing

The World Trade Organization (WTO) gave the United States — and Boeing — a key… Continue reading

Boeing could commit to new airplane at Paris Air Show

The Boeing Co. could make headlines later this month at the Paris Air Show, where it could officially unveil its 737 MAX 10.… Continue reading

Labor Department to spend $1.6M to help laid-off Boeing workers

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday that it plans to spend $1.6 million to help laid-off Boeing workers around Puget Sound find… Continue reading