Aviation and space

Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum will close — for now

The fate of the vintage aircraft museum that featured Paul Allen’s private collection is up in the air.

Boeing cutting more than 12,000 jobs with layoffs, buyouts

The company said it will lay off 6,770 workers this week, and another 5,520 are taking buyouts.

Boeing workers cope with the virus threat as layoffs loom

Five weeks after they returned to work, Boeing workers say measures inside the plants are mostly working.

FAA says it will let Boeing employees vouch for plane safety

The agency defended the current system but identified areas for improvement. Some lawmakers disagree.

Boeing workers donate $170,000 to Snohomish County groups

The Boeing Employees Community Fund helps local nonprofits afford food, equipment and services.

Paine Field terminal to close for 71 days of ramp repairs

Alaska is down to one departure per day due to the coronavirus outbreak’s effect on travel.

Alaska Airlines cuts Paine Field departures to one per day

Commercial air service at small and regional airports, including Everett’s, has dwindled or vanished.

Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order

Airlines are canceling thousands of flights while passengers remain too scared to fly.

Seattle Times wins Pulitzer Prize for Boeing 737 Max coverage

The accolade was awarded to reporters Dominic Gates, Steve Miletich, Mike Baker and Lewis Kamb.

Lufthansa in ‘tense’ talks with Boeing, Airbus plane deferrals

The group has 40 outstanding orders for 777X and 787 Dreamliner models.

Alaska Airlines to require passengers to wear masks

The airline is also blocking middle seats on large planes and aisle seats on small ones through May.

Everett misses out again: Lesser airports got a $17M bonus

Due to puzzling technicalities, busy Paine Field has had little luck with the federal bailout.

Boeing gets $50 billion in bond orders to boost crisis cash

The airplane manufacturer is burning through the most money it ever has with travel at a standstill.

Boeing to cut local workforce by up to 15% after huge loss

The company will reduce production of 787s and 777s and very slowly resume work on the 737 Max.

Boeing directors elected despite concerns by advisory firms

Two proxy advisers warned shareholders to support CEO David Calhoun “with caution.”

Airbus CEO warns workers it’s bleeding cash and needs cuts

Both Airbus and Boeing are preparing for job cuts as they gauge the depth of the downturn.

Boeing: Newly confirmed virus in Everett workforce is no risk

The 2 employees stayed home after falling ill in mid-March. Their test results just came through.

Sea-Tac Airport will lose $251 million in 2020 amid pandemic

The losses are mainly from retail and dining rents, parking, car rentals and ground transportation.

Air Force: Boeing can fix flawed $44 billion KC-46 tanker

It had been discovered that shadows or the glare of the sun sometimes can hamper the 3D cameras’ view.

Wary Boeing workers return to the assembly lines in Everett

Promising vigorous cleaning and social distancing, the company has opened facilities throughout the state.

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