Aviation and space

Last to ground the Max a Year Ago, FAA’s global status shaken

Boeing projects it will take until midyear to get approval for the multiple fixes on the plane.

Boeing imposes hiring freeze in response to virus outbreak

The company received 18 orders last month for new large planes but continues to lose orders for the 737 Max.

Boeing plans full drawdown of $13.825 billion loan

Companies affected by the coronavirus are turning to banks for short-term financing as a safety net.

The coronavirus is ending a 16-year boom for Boeing, Airbus

The collapse in long-range flying threatens deliveries of Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

Bill repealing Boeing tax break clears the state Senate

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

Report: Pilots restarted software, causing fatal nosedive

But in an interim report Monday, Ethiopian investigators mostly blamed Boeing for last year’s 737 Max crash.

FAA seeks $19.7 million penalty against Boeing over sensors

Boeing said the matter involves documentation of parts and is not a safety issue.

Boeing to get blame in Ethiopian report on crash of 737 Max

The conclusions say little or nothing about the performance of Ethiopian Airlines or its flight crew.

Boeing hit with 61 safety fixes for astronaut capsule

NASA hasn’t decided yet if it will require another crew-less launch or let astronauts on board.

Lawmakers rip Boeing and FAA for roles in flawed Max

Certification of the plane was “grossly insufficient,” investigators said.

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.

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.