Aviation and space

Businesses discourage face-to-face time, do extra cleaning

At Boeing, a sick worker prompted the company to send him and others home and scrub their work area.

Paine Field’s passenger terminal is a year old. What’s next?

More than one million passengers have flown in or out of Everett. Is it time for bigger airplanes?

Boeing goes on hiring spree in high-stakes gamble on 737 Max

Managers worry about not having enough workers when the company restarts output of the trouble plane.

A Boeing supplier struggles to weather the 737 Max crisis

New Tech Industries, a Mukilteo aerospace firm, hopes to bring all its employees back to work soon.

FAA tells Boeing more training for 737 Max pilots may be needed

Some pilots were confused about how the autopilot behaved and failed to finish emergency checklists.

Seattle residents blasted with late-night Boeing 777X noise

The company broke a community noise curfew during lengthy engine tests at Boeing Field.

Boeing didn’t perform full test of its astronaut capsule

A Dec. 20 mission missed critical maneuvers and flew into the incorrect orbit.

This Boeing deal could have ‘clawbacks’ in the ‘snap-back’

The company wants a tax break temporarily repealed. Some don’t want to give it back without new conditions.

Repealing Boeing’s big tax break could be a bumpy ride

It will be ended to avoid a trade dispute. But workers want Boeing to make changes if it’s later restored.

Port of Moses Lake, Boeing in talks to extend 737 Max leases

Boeing is currently storing more than 250 Max airplanes at Grant County International Airport.

Boeing’s drought ends: ANA of Japan orders a dozen 787s

In January, the company marked an all-time low with zero new orders.

Delays in 737 Max certification flights may slow jet’s return

The ungrounding of the Boeing aircraft could be pushed to late June at the earliest, one source said.

Alaska Airlines will buy 200 new jets over the coming decade

The purchase includes many Boeing 737 Maxs, and maybe some Airbus A321 jets.

Debris found in fuel tanks of 70% of inspected 737 Max jets

Boeing said there’s no way to know how many planes have the same problem until they’re all inspected.

Boeing asks that its big state tax break be suspended

The company hopes the move will resolve a trade dispute involving European rival Airbus.

Boeing finds debris in wing fuel tanks of several 737 Maxs

The company did not say what the objects were found, but one report said they included tools and rags.

Anti-noise group seeks halt to Growlers at Coupeville field

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is in the process of increasing training flights by 400 percent.

Some dissent emerges on new engineering contract with Boeing

“This is being shoved down our throats,” said one SPEEA council rep.

FAA faces dilemma over 737 Max wiring flaw that Boeing missed

The vulnerability could lead to an emergency similar to the one that brought down two jets.

Everett’s new passenger terminal gets some national love

Paine Field was voted 8th-best among a selection of small airports, some of which aren’t all that small.

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