Stories tagged: Boeing
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft
Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Airbus to sell 430 planes to Phoenix-based Indigo for $49.5B
Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace firm’s biggest deal ever at …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters, Dubai Air Show
Boeing Co. inked a $1.3 billion deal on Tuesday to sell four 777 freighters to Ethiopian Airlines as an aircraft provider to a Kuwaiti carrier resuming operations tentatively agreed to …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
Dubai Air Show opens with Emirates’ $15.1B Boeing buy
Long-haul carrier Emirates purchased 40 American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show, a $15.1 billion deal certain to please U.S. President Donald …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
Boeing holding Washington state job fairs to recruit manufacturing workers
Boeing has set up five job fairs in the region in a new push to hire manufacturing workers, with a particular need for assemblers, electricians and aviation-maintenance technicians.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 5 a.m.
China really is Boeing’s biggest market – but Thursday’s order news is mostly fake
The announcement by President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping in China of an order for 300 Boeing jets with a whopping list price of $37 billion is the usual …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
British diplomat: Brexit will open Washington state, British trade opportunities
The United Kingdom is Washington’s fifth-largest trading partner, buying more than $5 billion worth of goods and services annually. The volume of trade across the Atlantic could strengthen after Brexit, …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Airbus notches win over rival Boeing with Bombardier deal
The European plane maker reached an unusual, no-cost deal with Canada’s Bombardier that sent Airbus shares up Tuesday, boosts both companies’ prospects in Asia and should save thousands of Bombardier …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Boeing sales of planes to Iran safe, for now
President Donald Trump’s decision not to reimpose sanctions against Iran is good news for Boeing and its European rival, Airbus, which can continue doing business with Iranian airlines that are …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
U.S. Commerce Department slaps more duties on Bombardier
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday that it is imposing more duties on Canada’s Bombardier C series aircraft, charging that the Canadian company is selling the planes in America below …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Boeing takes another step into the pilotless plane market
Chicago-based aviation giant Boeing stepped up its investment in autonomous technology Thursday when it announced plans to buy Aurora Flight Sciences, a Manassas, Virginia-based company that develops experimental self-piloting aircraft. …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 2:14 p.m.
U.K.’s May slams Boeing for undermining partnership
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned Thursday of growing protectionism in the global economy, slamming plane maker Boeing for its role in the U.S. government proposal to impose a massive …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
UK ‘bitterly disappointed’ as U.S. trade ruling threatens jobs
British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday she was “bitterly disappointed” with the U.S. government’s decision to slap duties of almost 220 percent on Bombardier’s C series aircraft, which threatens …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Commerce Department puts large tariff on Boeing rival Bombardier’s small jets
The U.S. Commerce Department sided with Boeing Tuesday in the jetmaker’s tense trade dispute with Bombardier, erecting a high barrier to sales of Bombardier’s CSeries jet in the U.S.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
In space capsules, little room but big improvement
Boeing Co. and SpaceX are relying on the tried-and-true design as the two companies each develop spacecraft under NASA contracts to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
Spin Control: Study finds possible cases of ballot fraud, but not in the numbers Trump’s looking for
Numbers for fraudulent ballots appear pretty small, the number for “lost” jobs seem a bit large.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Boeing raises 20-year China plane forecast on travel boom
Boeing raised its 20-year forecast for aircraft demand in China as economic growth and an expanding middle class spur travel in the world’s most-populous nation.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Boeing boosted by ruling throwing out EU claim of state aid
Boeing notched a key victory in a years-long legal case against its European rival, Airbus, after an international body rejected the European Union’s claims that Washington state was giving Boeing …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
WTO backs Boeing vs EU in Washington state incentives case
The appellate body of the World Trade Organization has rejected claims by the European Union against tax incentives provided by Washington state to Boeing, handing a victory to the U.S. …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
Boeing beats 2Q profit forecasts
Boeing is reporting second-quarter net income of $1.76 billion, after suffering a loss a year earlier.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: The Boeing tax cut may not be the economic-development model we’re looking for
Here’s a thought experiment: Instead of trying to give everyone the same tax deal as Boeing, why not give Boeing the same deal as everyone else?
Thu., June 22, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Boeing beats Airbus in order race at Paris show
Boeing flew past Airbus in the race for plane orders at this year’s Paris Air Show, thanks to a surge in interest in the newest version of the 737.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
Trump’s pick for No. 2 Pentagon job faces tough questions during confirmation hearing
President Donald Trump’s choice to take the No. 2 job at the Pentagon had a rocky confirmation hearing Tuesday, with Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., at one …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:26 p.m.
Boeing admits its 747 ‘Queen of the Skies’ has no future as passenger plane
Differing sharply with the outlook from rival Airbus, Boeing expressed extreme doubt about the entire “very large aircraft” segment of the passenger-jet business and projected that the days of the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
Boeing launches MAX 10 at Paris Air Show
Boeing launched the new 737 MAX 10 on the opening day of the Paris Air Show, reporting that it has 240 orders and commitments to announce this week.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Firm building 35,000-square-foot hangar at Medford airport
Private Boeing 737s parked on the Medford airport tarmac will soon have a garage.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Boeing puts 737 up against small business jets for $6.9B defense contract
SEATTLE – For a vital aircraft that will fly above distant battlefields, the Air Force will choose between Goliath and two Davids.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Aerospace manufacturing a high-wage, growth industry for Spokane area
Over the next 20 years, about 40,000 new airplanes will be needed to keep pace with global demand for air travel. Local aerospace manufacturers are vying for part of that …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Canada’s defense minister threatens Boeing deal in speech
Canada’s defense minister is repeating a threat to cancel the purchase of 18 fighter jets from Boeing Co. because of the company’s trade complaint against Canadian plane maker Bombardier.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Boeing halts test flights of new plane over engine issue
Boeing is suspending test flights of a new commercial airplane because of possible problems with a key engine part.