Aviation and space

Alaska Airlines to begin Everett-Spokane service on Nov. 4

To accommodate the schedule, the airline will reduce the number of daily departures to Los Angeles.

Southwest, largest Boeing 737 Max customer, eyes other jets

The airline has 280 Max planes on order, of which 34 were delivered and in service before the grounding.

Pilot turns self-styled whistle-blower after 737 Max crash

For months, he said, he voiced concerns about potential risks of the 737 Max flight control feature.

Airbus extends lead over Boeing in 2019 airliner deliveries

Airbus reported 69 deliveries last month, compared to Boeing’s 19.

As his wife Heather looks on, John Norman gets a hug from his daughter Amber Nelson, and granddaughter Ashlee Nelson, right, after his replica of the Spirit of St. Louis flew for the first time from Arlington Municipal Airport on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

This might be the best Spirit of St. Louis replica ever made

A plane like the one Charles Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic logged its first flight in Arlington.

As his wife Heather looks on, John Norman gets a hug from his daughter Amber Nelson, and granddaughter Ashlee Nelson, right, after his replica of the Spirit of St. Louis flew for the first time from Arlington Municipal Airport on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Soviet-era fighter jet from Paul Allen’s estate up for sale.

The restored and flyable MiG-29 was formerly on display at a Paine Field aircraft museum.

Boeing: Lingering engine fix will push back delivery of 777X

Delay of the 777X’s entry into service could hit both Boeing’s airline customers and its suppliers.

Newly stringent tests spur major software change for 737 Max

Boeing is modifying the flight-control system to take input from two computers instead of one.

FAA criticized for letting Boeing oversee safety of planes

Officials conceded that the government had misjudged the risk of a second 737 Max disaster coming.

Homeland Security is issuing hacking alert for small planes

Plane owners are being advised to restrict unauthorized physical access to their aircraft.

Boeing drops out of ‘unfair’ Pentagon nuclear missile program

That leaves Northrop Grumman as the sole bidder for a program worth tens of billions of dollars.

Profit flat as Southwest takes $175 million hit from Max jet

The airline is talking to Boeing about compensation for the grounding.

American expects grounded jet to cut profit by $400 million

The world’s biggest airline has struggled with thousands of cancelations this summer.

Boeing CEO raises possibility of pausing Max production

The company reported Wednesday that it suffered a second-quarter loss of nearly $3 billion.

Oak Harbor mayor asks AG to dismiss Growler lawsuit

He said the majority of people on Whidbey “do not consider Navy noise to be a bad noise.”

Gallery: We missed an entire day of moon news back in 1969!

The Herald then did not have a Sunday edition — a real disadvantage during the Apollo 11 mission.

Boeing will take a $4.9 billion charge over grounded 737 Max

The mounting costs will cause a $5.6 billion reduction in revenue and pre-tax earnings for the second quarter.

Did extended tax break get Boeing to build 777X in Everett?

Maybe, maybe not. A new state report says it’s not clear if it was an incentive, and Boeing won’t say.

6 minutes: Man haunted by family’s final moments on 737 Max

Paul Njoroge says several demands must be met before the Boeing plane is allowed to fly again.

3 US airlines don’t expect to fly the 737 Max before November

American, United and Southwest are waiting for the government to sign off on a Boeing software fix.