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Both companies have announced cost cuts and curtailed operations amid the virus outbreak.
More than 27,000 employees are expected to return to work in Everett and Renton starting Monday.
The company invested $1 billion in 777X wing plant in Everett. Walking away from it seems unlikely.
Federal grants are based on 2018 passenger counts. Unfortunately, Everett passenger service began in 2019.
The company lost orders for 150 Renton-built 737 Max aircraft last month.
Alaska Airlines is down to four daily Everett departures. United is flying once or twice.
With COVID-19 still a concern, the company promised to “have all of the necessary safety measures in place.”
The company had planned to reopen on Wednesday. About 60 Everett employees have tested positive.
The change in the Everett-built airplane involves a remote vision system used for aerial refueling.
The plane-leasing company will also defer delivery of 25 Boeing and Airbus narrow-bodies.
The buyouts would keep a $60 billion bailout option viable. Forced layoffs would complicate that effort.
He is the man most responsible for those elegant upswept wingtips now standard on new Boeing 737s.
The move, which the aerospace giant sought, aims to resolve an international trade dispute.
Despite a 68% drop, the passenger terminal’s owner expects to weather the coronavirus crisis.
To the relief of anxious employees, the company said it will shut down factory operations for two weeks.
“The money has to be used for the continued operation of the company,” said Rep. Rick Larsen.
The coronavirus brings new worries for companies unhinged by the 737 Max crisis.
The Trump administration has said it would back Boeing, which is also a top U.S. defense contractor.
The planemaker is racing to shore up cash needed to weather the coronavirus pandemic.
With airline schedules slashed, the company faces a challenge comparable to the aftermath of 9/11.