Aviation and space

Paine Field to get a paltry amount of airport stimulus money

Paine Field to get a paltry amount of airport stimulus money

Federal grants are based on 2018 passenger counts. Unfortunately, Everett passenger service began in 2019.

Paine Field to get a paltry amount of airport stimulus money
Boeing’s order book shrinks as struggling buyers cancel 737s

Boeing’s order book shrinks as struggling buyers cancel 737s

The company lost orders for 150 Renton-built 737 Max aircraft last month.

Boeing’s order book shrinks as struggling buyers cancel 737s
Airlines cut Paine Field departures to a handful a day

Airlines cut Paine Field departures to a handful a day

Alaska Airlines is down to four daily Everett departures. United is flying once or twice.

Airlines cut Paine Field departures to a handful a day
2,500 Boeing workers to resume work in Everett and elsewhere

2,500 Boeing workers to resume work in Everett and elsewhere

With COVID-19 still a concern, the company promised to “have all of the necessary safety measures in place.”

2,500 Boeing workers to resume work in Everett and elsewhere
Boeing extends temporary shutdown of Puget Sound plants

Boeing extends temporary shutdown of Puget Sound plants

The company had planned to reopen on Wednesday. About 60 Everett employees have tested positive.

Boeing extends temporary shutdown of Puget Sound plants
Key system on Boeing’s KC-46 tanker needs a complete redesign

Key system on Boeing’s KC-46 tanker needs a complete redesign

The change in the Everett-built airplane involves a remote vision system used for aerial refueling.

Key system on Boeing’s KC-46 tanker needs a complete redesign
Boeing takes new blow with Avolon scrapping $8 billion order

Boeing takes new blow with Avolon scrapping $8 billion order

The plane-leasing company will also defer delivery of 25 Boeing and Airbus narrow-bodies.

Boeing takes new blow with Avolon scrapping $8 billion order
Boeing to offer buyouts, weighs wide-body production cuts

Boeing to offer buyouts, weighs wide-body production cuts

The buyouts would keep a $60 billion bailout option viable. Forced layoffs would complicate that effort.

Boeing to offer buyouts, weighs wide-body production cuts
Aviation pioneer, innovator and entrepreneur Joe Clark dies

Aviation pioneer, innovator and entrepreneur Joe Clark dies

He is the man most responsible for those elegant upswept wingtips now standard on new Boeing 737s.

Aviation pioneer, innovator and entrepreneur Joe Clark dies

Inslee signs the law repealing a Boeing tax break

The move, which the aerospace giant sought, aims to resolve an international trade dispute.

Paine Field passenger volume plummets; flight changes likely

Paine Field passenger volume plummets; flight changes likely

Despite a 68% drop, the passenger terminal’s owner expects to weather the coronavirus crisis.

Paine Field passenger volume plummets; flight changes likely
Boeing plants here to close; infected Everett worker dies

Boeing plants here to close; infected Everett worker dies

To the relief of anxious employees, the company said it will shut down factory operations for two weeks.

Boeing plants here to close; infected Everett worker dies
Lawmakers: Protecting jobs is priority in any Boeing bailout

Lawmakers: Protecting jobs is priority in any Boeing bailout

“The money has to be used for the continued operation of the company,” said Rep. Rick Larsen.

Lawmakers: Protecting jobs is priority in any Boeing bailout
Aerospace suppliers: If Boeing halts production, so will we
Aerospace suppliers: If Boeing halts production, so will we
Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board over airlines bailout

Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board over airlines bailout

The Trump administration has said it would back Boeing, which is also a top U.S. defense contractor.

Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board over airlines bailout
Boeing tumbles 17% after seeking $60B for aerospace bailout

Boeing tumbles 17% after seeking $60B for aerospace bailout

The planemaker is racing to shore up cash needed to weather the coronavirus pandemic.

Boeing tumbles 17% after seeking $60B for aerospace bailout
Boeing might have to cut production — and shed Everett workers

Boeing might have to cut production — and shed Everett workers

With airline schedules slashed, the company faces a challenge comparable to the aftermath of 9/11.

Boeing might have to cut production — and shed Everett workers

Companywide, Boeing reports 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Boeing will equip more employees to work remotely, but for now factory workers will stay on the line.

5 Boeing workers in Everett tested positive for COVID-19

5 Boeing workers in Everett tested positive for COVID-19

The company says work areas were “deep-cleaned” and they and other workers were sent home for quarantine.

5 Boeing workers in Everett tested positive for COVID-19
Last to ground the Max a Year Ago, FAA’s global status shaken

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.

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