Aviation and space

Boeing is fixing a new software bug on the 737 Max

It involves a warning light for the horizontal stabilizer trim system.

Alaska Airlines will launch Everett-to-Boise service in June

To accommodate the schedule, the airline will cut the number of daily departures to Portland to two.

Smaller jetliners are the future, says an aerospace maven

Richard Aboulafia thinks Boeing’s next new airplane should be a single-aisle 737 replacement.

This company has a solution to perishable carbon composites

A Bothell firm says its machines can manufacture carbon composites on site and reduce waste.

United Airlines to end flights from Everett to San Francisco

The carrier cited insufficient demand. United will continue to fly from Paine Field to Denver.

Embraer malfunction similar to 737 Max issue probed by NTSB

Investigators found the captain’s thumb switch that adjusts the trim had been installed upside down.

Flight attendants sue Boeing over ‘toxic’ air inside plane

The lawsuit alleges contaminated air from the outside off the engines enters the cabin.

Could it be a 737 replacement? Boeing is rethinking the 797

Some industry-watchers speculate the New Midsize Airplane might not be mid-sized at all. Boeing is mum.

Boeing posts first annual loss in more than 2 decades

The company says total costs for grounded 737 Max will surpass $18 billion.

Boeing to evict falcons from rafters of closed Renton plant

The nesting pair has lived inside the factory for four years, raising children and eating pigeons.

At last, big new Boeing 777X takes flight from Paine Field

The plane flew for the first time Saturday. “All flight controls are good, very solid,” one of the pilots reported.

Livestream here: Boeing will try to fly the 777X at 1o a.m.

The plane sat on the runway 3 hours through rain and wind before aborting its planned Friday flight.

8 ways the 737 Max is still walloping American and Southwest

Planes are more full than ever due to a shortage of them.

Boeing mulls another cut to 787 output in new threat to cash

The planemaker is grappling with low sales for wide-body aircraft in a market glutted with used models.

777X first flight rescheduled for Friday, weather permitting

The test flight is scheduled for 10 a.m., but that “is an estimate and delays can occur.”

Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines

American Airlines said it canceled 10,000 flights in the fourth quarter because of the idled planes.

Boeing 777X first flight delayed until at least Friday

The program is a year behind schedule due to a problem with the plane’s General Electric engines.

Boeing’s new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring

David Calhoun believes passengers will fly on the plane when they see pilots getting on board.

Boeing doesn’t expect Max to be cleared to fly until summer

That timetable would be five or six months longer than Boeing predicted for the grounded 737 late last year.

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