Aviation and space

FAA orders fix for engine covers of Boeing 737 Max planes

The problem is not related to the flight-control system that pushed jets into nosedives.

Small plane makes emergency landing on US Highway 101

The pilot was uninjured, and was able to maneuver the aircraft off the main roadway.

Layoffs climb in Washington aviation industry amid pandemic

“There’s no good news coming out of Boeing right now,” one company’s vice president of aerospace sales said.

Boeing whistleblower alleges systemic problems with 737 Max

The engineer suggests similar issues may affect the safety of Boeing’s forthcoming 777X widebody jet.

Boeing, suppliers plunge on stop-and-go 737 Max comeback

An uptick in Covid-19 cases in the U.S. has added to concerns that airlines face a prolonged recovery

How-to guide offers tips for businesses planning to reopen

The city of Everett and the Snohomish Health District want to help employers to move safely to Phase 2.

Boeing: More Maxs canceled and no passenger jets delivered

From the Everett plant, Boeing delivered one 767 and two 777s in May, but not a single 787 Dreamliner.

Pilot killed in crash of small plane in South Dakota

The pilot originally departed from Everett, but he was diverted to Sioux Falls because of thunderstorms.

Boeing lines up plane sales once meant for Russian carrier

One agreement could add new orders for 777Xs and 787 Dreamliners by the end of this month.

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

Elon Musk’s company is the first private firm to launch a crew to the International Space Station.

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.

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