Aviation and space

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.

Alaska Airlines could ban non-masked flyers from travel

Noncompliant passengers will be told it is their “final notice” and a written report will be made.

Report: Boeing fell short in disclosing key changes to Max

Engineers did not know how powerfully the flight-control system could push the plane’s nose down.

Norwegian scraps $10.6 billion deal for Boeing Max, 787 jets

The decision covers 92 of Boeing’s Max narrow-body planes and five of the long-distance Dreamliners.

Re-certification flights begin in Seattle for Boeing 737 Max

The tests will evaluate the proposed changes to the plane’s automated flight control system.

Flight tests of grounded 737 Max planned to begin Monday

Such tests are one of the final stages by the government before it certifies an aircraft.

Boeing starts 777-X test flights in Moses Lake

Test operations are based in Everett and there is no plan to “overnight at Grant County International.”

Foreign regulators demand substantial changes to Boeing Max

The company will be required to retrofit the worldwide fleet only after the 737 returns to service.

Boeing investigating racist incident at Everett plant

The company, meanwhile, says it has dismissed employees recently for behavior inconsistent with company values.

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