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It will be ended to avoid a trade dispute. But workers want Boeing to make changes if it’s later restored.
The ungrounding of the Boeing aircraft could be pushed to late June at the earliest, one source said.
The purchase includes many Boeing 737 Maxs, and maybe some Airbus A321 jets.
Boeing said there’s no way to know how many planes have the same problem until they’re all inspected.
The company hopes the move will resolve a trade dispute involving European rival Airbus.
The company did not say what the objects were found, but one report said they included tools and rags.
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is in the process of increasing training flights by 400 percent.
“This is being shoved down our throats,” said one SPEEA council rep.
The vulnerability could lead to an emergency similar to the one that brought down two jets.
Paine Field was voted 8th-best among a selection of small airports, some of which aren’t all that small.
United, Southwest and American are bracing for a second straight summer without their Max planes.
The board of SPEEA will recommend the proposal to its 18,000 members in the Puget Sound area.
The European planemaker’s competing A320 is sold out through 2025.
A number of deliveries are ready for Chinese customers who “cannot come to Seattle to take delivery.”
Airbus by comparison had a big order month, winning net orders for 274 commercial aircraft.
Immigration officials have been forced to transport detainees to and from the Yakima airport via bus.
Meanwhile, SpaceX successfully completed a launch abort test last month at Cape Canaveral.
Results as of 1:59 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. (Poll opened Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 8 a.m.)
It involves a warning light for the horizontal stabilizer trim system.
To accommodate the schedule, the airline will cut the number of daily departures to Portland to two.