Paine Field

Future mechanics welcome a donated 727

“That’s ours!” Future airplane mechanics at Everett Community College shouted their welcome at Paine Field on Thursday as pilots from FedEx Express landed… Continue reading

Aviation Technical Services has new, local owners

Aviation Technical Services, a Paine Field-based maintenance, repair and overhaul company, announced Friday that its executives and other investors have bought ATS from… Continue reading

Tiny Allegiant Air thrives on low costs, high fees

There are no sure things in this city — with one exception: Allegiant Air. While other U.S. airlines have struggled over the… Continue reading

Inslee picks panel to make pitch for 777X jobs

Gov. Jay Inslee is enlisting a dozen Democratic and Republican lawmakers in the state’s effort to convince the Boeing Co. to design and… Continue reading

Aerospace race is real, state leaders warn

Matt Yerbic is bullish on aerospace in Washington, but that has not deterred people in other states from courting one of the owners… Continue reading

State perks set, now union to vote on Boeing 777X offer

A couple hundred Machinist union members held an unofficial rally Monday outside their union hall near Paine Field to protest a contract extension… Continue reading

Shutdown threatens Washington aerospace jobs

The partial shutdown of the federal government is threatening aerospace jobs in Washington, an Everett company says. Aviation Technical Services, the locally owned maintenance, repair… Continue reading

Future in doubt for iconic Boeing 747

For decades, the Boeing 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the globe… Continue reading

Runway at county airport to reopen Thursday

The Snohomish County Airport, better known as Paine Field, plans a formal reopening for its general aviation runway Thursday now that major upgrades… Continue reading

First flight of Boeing 787-9 scheduled for 10 a.m.

The Boeing Co. said late Monday that the first flight of the 787-9 was scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, with the plane departing Paine Field… Continue reading

5-hour first flight of Boeing’s stretched 787-9

SEATTLE — Five hours and 15 minutes will get you to the East Coast, but Boeing Flight 001 on Tuesday never left the state. Instead,… Continue reading

$2M loan OK’d for 777X Paine Field site

A state board approved a $2 million loan Thursday to boost Paine Field’s chance of becoming the manufacturing hub for the Boeing Co.’s… Continue reading

Even tiny debris is a costly hazard on airport runways

One day several years ago, a 12-inch rubber lizard appeared on the main runway at Paine Field. Another time, a long, dripping wet… Continue reading

Paine Field may add to aviation attractions

Snohomish County has agreed to join up with vintage aircraft collector John Sessions to study his idea to build up part of Paine… Continue reading

Everett aircraft repair firm expands to Kansas City

and nearly 600 new jobs — at Kansas City International Airport.… Continue reading

Tour or ride planes from The Big One

EVERETT - The public will have a chance to tour three restored World War II planes at Paine Field. A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a… Continue reading

Bystanders save pilot after crash

EVERETT - Three roofers took a break from the afternoon heat Tuesday to drive a load of garbage to a county waste station across from… Continue reading

Soaring smiles at Fly Day

EVERETT - The blue sky became a playground Saturday. Children went up in single-engine airplanes from Paine Field in Everett. For 20 minutes or so,… Continue reading

Paine Field resolution grounded

EVERETT - Snohomish County Councilman Kirke Sievers earlier today withdrew his request for the county to support bringing passenger flights to Paine Field. Sievers said… Continue reading

Everett to take a $70,000 look into Paine Field

The effort to bring commercial passenger flights to Paine Field is a sharp political wedge dividing allegiances in Snohomish County. Mukilteo has committed… Continue reading