Stories tagged: Boeing
MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2016, 11:18 A.M.
Boeing’s retiring boomers underscore U.S. manufacturing plight
John Rothery said his goodbyes, handed in his badge and walked away from Boeing. He had worked on almost every commercial jet model over four decades, from a 707 bristling …
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 1:46 P.M.
UPS order gives huge boost to Boeing 747
UPS announced it has ordered 14 Boeing 747-8 cargo freighters and took an option for another 14.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 11:31 A.M.
Boeing has a banner 3Q and sees more of the same ahead
Boeing’s third-quarter profit rose 34 percent on lower taxes, and the company raised its forecast for 2016 earnings, revenue and airplane deliveries.
SATURDAY, OCT. 22, 2016, 7:58 A.M.
Boeing warns 180 employees of pending layoffs
Boeing issued advance layoff notices Friday to 180 employees companywide. The layoffs are to take effect in mid-December, just ahead of the Christmas break at Boeing.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016
Education Notebook: FAFSA workshop scheduled at 5 local high schools
There will be FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) form completion workshops at SPS high schools throughout the month.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 6:03 P.M.
Boeing announces $6 million in grants for science, math
Boeing is awarding $6 million in grants to more than 50 nonprofit organizations and education institutions across Washington state to help train the next generation of aerospace, science and technology …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 12:48 P.M.
U.S. grants Airbus first chance to sell airplanes to Iran
Airbus on Wednesday became the first airplane manufacturer to get U.S. government permission to sell aircraft to Iran following last year’s nuclear accord, getting final approval for a 17-plane sale …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15, 2016, 1:46 P.M.
Boeing curtails OT pay for 80,000 workers in latest cost-cutting move
In another move to cut costs, Boeing told white-collar, salaried employees across the company on Tuesday that starting next month overtime pay will be severely limited.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 7:30 A.M.
Boeing’s struggle with 777 assembly robots adds to Everett production snarl
Production of Boeing’s large 777 twinjet in Everett is significantly backed up, with incomplete jobs on each aircraft forcing catch-up work, some of which is being finished only after the …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 10:41 A.M.
Boeing posts rare quarterly loss, mulls phasing out 747
Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 9:50 A.M.
Boeing lands major deals at Farnborough International Airshow for new planes
EgyptAir is buying nine Boeing 737-800 airplanes, in a deal that has a list value of at $864 million.
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016, 10:32 A.M.
Boeing, Airbus offer rosy outlooks for aircraft demand
Boeing and Airbus offered upbeat forecasts Monday for the aircraft market over the next 20 years, trying to tamp down worries that a long boom in plane-making could be ending. …
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 10:45 P.M.
House approves measure to bar women from draft registration
WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House backed a measure Thursday that seeks to bar women from being required to register for a potential military draft, a victory for social conservatives who …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016
100 years ago in Seattle: Court orders sheriff to return William Boeing’s booze
From our archives, 100 years ago Two men, including one labeled by The Spokesman-Review as a “rich Seattle home owner” were victorious in a case that reached the state Supreme …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2016, 8:29 P.M.
Boeing signs historic sales agreement with Iran Air
Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air “expressing the airline’s intent” to buy its aircraft.
TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016, 2:36 P.M.
Boeing nears deal to sell jetliners to Iran
Iran is preparing to announce an agreement to buy jetliners that could be valued at about $25 billion.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 2:56 P.M.
Air Force says Boeing tanker program faces further delays
The Air Force said Friday that Boeing’s KC-46 tanker program, already late and over budget, faces a further serious delay of six months to the initial tanker deliveries – and …
MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016, 12:52 P.M.
Boeing sells 100 planes to Vietnam’s VietJet
Boeing Co. is selling 100 aircraft worth about $11.3 billion at list prices to Vietnam’s VietJet as the airline seeks to expand its international and domestic flights.
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016, 2:17 P.M.
Machinists vote to strike Triumph factory on West Plains
Union officials are urging the 403 Machinists making aerospace parts at the Triumph Composite Systems factory west of Spokane to reject a labor contract and vote Monday for a strike
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 11:40 A.M.
Boeing publicly discloses 2015 savings from state tax breaks
Boeing says it saved $305 million through state tax breaks last year, marking the first time the company has been required by law to publicly disclose such information.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 9:08 A.M.
High product, labor costs lead to decline in Boeing’s profit
Aerospace giant Boeing Co. saw its quarterly earnings plunge 9 percent compared to last year, with the Chicago-based company posting $1.2 billion in profits.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 3:05 P.M.
13 SC Boeing workers charged with state income tax evasion
Officials with the South Carolina Department of Revenue expect more arrests after 13 Boeing workers were charged with evading state income taxes.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:34 A.M.
Amazon leases 20 jets to build out logistics network
Amazon is taking to the skies. The e-commerce powerhouse has finalized an agreement to lease 20 Boeing jets from Air Transport Services Group Inc. as it builds out its U.S. …
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 8:38 A.M.
Iran invites Boeing to Tehran for aircraft deal
Iran has invited Boeing to Tehran to negotiate a possible aircraft purchase, just after the country signed a major deal with its rival Airbus, Iran’s state television reported.
MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016, 2:48 P.M.
Jim McNerney stepping down as Boeing chairman
Jim McNerney is stepping down as Boeing chairman and will be succeeded March 1 by Dennis Muilenburg, who will remain the company’s CEO as well.
THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016, 4:36 P.M.
Bill to make Boeing pay for cutting jobs proposed in Washington Legislature
House Democrats seek “accountability” for Boeing jobs.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016, 11:30 A.M.
GAO upholds Northrop Grumman bomber contract over protests
A federal agency has rejected a protest by Boeing and Lockheed Martin and will uphold the Air Force’s decision to award a lucrative new bomber contract to Northrop Grumman.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 1:34 P.M.
Boeing stock plunges on report of SEC accounting probe
Shares of the Boeing Co. plummeted Thursday morning after a report said the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the aircraft manufacturer’s accounting.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 2:11 P.M.
Boeing plans to cut jobs
The Boeing Co. says it will be eliminating commercial airplane jobs as part of a cost-cutting effort.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2015, 4:44 P.M.
Ex-Im Bank reauthorization passes House
House reauthorizes Export-Import Bank.