Aviation and space

Boeing: No orders, more cancellations for grounded 737 Max

The company has lost more than 800 net orders so far this year.

 

FAA: Boeing pressured safety workers at S.C. aircraft plant

Federal officials are seeking to fine Boeing $1.25 million for practices related to 787 inspection oversight.

 

Everett startup makes a swift pivot from in-person to online

Abacus links hobbyists, crafters and artists with people who want to learn new skills — virtually.

 

More travelers are flying in and out of Yakima

The increase in passengers has led Alaska Airlines to add a 2nd daily flight to Seattle.

FAA spells out design changes needed in grounded 737 Max

The public will now get 45 days to comment, after which the FAA is expected to publish a final rule.

Lawmakers welcome return of passenger service at Paine Field

Everett’s airline terminal fills with passengers on Saturday; elected officials pledge their support.

Why the Boeing vs. Airbus fight is coming to a head

The U.S. and European Union prepare to launch a barrage of tariffs on each other’s exports.

Boeing might end 787 production in Everett; 777X delayed

The company will slow production of the 787 and 777 models and delay first delivery of the 777X until 2022.

Passenger service resumes at Paine Field on Saturday

For now, the flights will be few and the frills are gone at Everett’s airline terminal.

FAA puts Boeing Max on path to return to service in October

The public will have 45 days to comment on the agency’s directives for repairs required on the jet.

Jumbos retired: British Airways bids farewell to Boeing 747s

One aviation union urged the government to invest in greener aircraft and aerospace manufacturing.

Confluence of crises leaves Boeing ‘a very stricken company’

Emirates wants to delay delivery of its 777X orders and replace some of them with 787 Dreamliners.

Boeing sold 1 plane last month amid pandemic, Max grounding

The company delivered 10 planes in June, compared with 37 a year earlier.

New grants aim to retrain aerospace workers

County program offers up to $250,000 per business to help workers acquire new skills.

Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show

NASA’s Neowise infrared space telescope discovered the comet in March.

FAA probing Boeing’s alleged pressure on designated inspectors

A federal criminal probe has also been opened against the company in the wake of 2 fatal crashes.

Boeing has settled almost all Lion Air crash-death claims

The company didn’t say how much it paid the families of the people killed in the 2018 Indonesia crash.

Paine Field terminal reopens Aug. 1 with limited service

Down from 24 daily departures, Alaska and United combined will resume, for now, with only three per day.

FAA concludes three days of test flights of Boeing’s 737 Max

Multiple steps remain before the plane can get the green light to carry passengers again.

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