Aviation and space

Boeing CEO Muilenburg’s total compensation rose to $18.5M

That’s up from just over $15 million a year earlier. It includes the value of stock awards in 2017.


Boeing’s an early casualty as investors dig in for trade war

The company’s share price is headed toward its biggest weekly slump in more than two years.


Lawsuit: TSA searching digital devices on domestic flights

The civil rights group says it filed two Freedom of Information Act requests that were ignored.


Boeing’s newest 737 Max makes first flight over Seattle

Prospects for the new aircraft — the Max 7 — are hazy, as low-cost carriers migrated to larger models.

Co-pilot sues Alaska Airlines, says flight captain raped her

The plaintiff alleges she blacked out after the captain gave her wine at a hotel lounge.

Some workers want union vote at South Carolina Boeing plant

At issue is whether 178 flight readiness technicians and inspectors can vote on whether to join.

Nepal plane crash came after confused pilot-airport chatter

The pilot reportedly did not follow instructions and approached the airport’s runway from the wrong direction.

Geometric clusters of cyclones churn over Jupiter’s poles

New data could help scientists determine the depth of the planet’s Great Red Spot.

Rolls-Royce spends millions of dollars to repair 787 engines

Turbine blades inside the engines are corroding faster than expected.

Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart’s, study says

The bones are lost, but measurements of her skull, arm and leg remain.

The FAA has bungled a $36-billion project, report says

More than $7 billion in federal funds have already been spent on the GPS-based NextGen program.

Allegiant announces plan to expand airline service in Bellingham

Low-cost carrier adds two weekly flights to Denver, one of United’s destinations from Paine Field.

Boeing faces US-Asia cargo clash in design of new 797 jet

The disagreement is over a small cargo hold in place of improved aerodynamics and passenger comfort.

Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch airplane emerges from its hangar in Mojave, Calif., on May 31. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Stratolaunch Systems Corp.

Paul Allen is building the largest plane in the world

He may use it to launch a new space shuttle called ‘Black Ice.’

Paul Allen’s Stratolaunch airplane emerges from its hangar in Mojave, Calif., on May 31. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Stratolaunch Systems Corp.

Paul Allen found A WWII aircraft carrier at bottom of sea

The USS Lexington was torpedoed by the Japanese in the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea.

Boeing gets ready to sell flying taxis in the next decade

“I think it will happen faster than any of us understand,” CEO Dennis Muilenburg says.

Trump, Ryan face off in rare public GOP clash over tariffs

GOP leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee circulate a letter opposing president’s plan.

Alien life could thrive on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus

Microbes that dwell near our planet’s hydrothermal vents can tolerate a simulated Enceladus habitat.

Hunt for a missing Malaysian 777 likely to end in June

Officials said there is an 85% chance of finding airliner debris in a new search area.

Workplace monitoring: Some fear it’s too close for comfort

Management can look at most anything a worker creates on the job or with company equipment.