Stories tagged: Boeing
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Bills seek link of aerospace tax breaks, state workforce
Frustrated by the loss of thousands of Boeing jobs in recent years, lawmakers are weighing two measures that would tie Boeing’s eligibility for tax breaks to the amount of people …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 7:51 a.m.
Boeing’s sales fall as company delivers fewest jets since 2014
Boeing’s sales slumped as the U.S. planemaker delivered the fewest jetliners in three years, ahead of the impending debut of a new version of the company’s best-selling plane.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 10:35 a.m.
Boeing to dismiss hundreds of engineers amid sales slowdown
Boeing plans to lay off hundreds of engineers in Washington state and other locations — and may eliminate more jobs later this year as the planemaker contends with slowing aircraft …
Fri., April 14, 2017
Trump breathes new life into Ex-Im
The hope now is that the president can persuade Congress to fill those vacancies on the Ex-Im board, and make this international trade tool great again.
Thu., April 13, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
Boeing’s largest 737 Max takes flight amid headwinds from Airbus
Boeing’s newest and largest 737 Max gunned down the runway and soared over the shore of Lake Washington, south of Seattle, on its maiden flight Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Boeing makes billion-dollar bet on the 747 hauling cargo
Boeing has a temporary plan to save the iconic but slow-selling 747 jumbo jetliner: buying its own planes and leasing them to cargo haulers.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Once the queen of the skies, the 747 will soon be just a flying truck
The wide-bodied Boeing 747 was once known as the queen of the skies, an instantly recognizable behemoth revered for its luxury and spaciousness. Now the 747’s days as a passenger …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
White House picks Boeing executive as Pentagon’s No. 2
The White House announced nominees for six senior Pentagon jobs on Thursday, including a longtime Boeing Co. executive for deputy secretary of defense, in its most significant step toward surrounding …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Boeing’s plan for bigger 737 MAX meets with industry doubts
Boeing said Monday it expects to launch a new larger variant of the 737 MAX family, the MAX 10, by year-end.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Boeing cutting 1,800 Seattle-area factory, engineering jobs
Boeing is shrinking its Seattle-area workforce by at least 1,800 jobs this year as the company streamlines operations in a brutally competitive commercial-aircraft market.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Boeing investigates security breach after spreadsheet shared
Boeing is investigating an internal security breach impacting thousands of workers in four states, including Washington. The company says it was notified in January after a worker accidentally sent personal …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Boeing fighter jet, feared dead, gets new life from Trump tweets
Boeing’s Super Hornet is poised for a surprising comeback thanks to President Donald Trump’s Twitter broadsides and a strike-fighter shortage caused by delays to Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 program.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Boeing sues suppliers over liquid that damaged first Air Force tanker
Boeing is suing two California companies it claims supplied a mislabeled chemical that caused severe damage to the refueling system of its first Air Force KC-46 refueling tanker and delayed …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Trump’s Boeing speech shows differences with Obama
Presidents since Franklin Delano Roosevelt have loved to tour Boeing factories. The lessons they draw from their time on the factory floor – and the inevitable photo opportunity beside shiny …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Trump hits the road, hoping rally speeches overcome troubles
Shifting attention from his troubled White House, President Donald Trump hit the road Friday for a campaign-style rally, resurrecting the buoyant jobs promises that powered his election victory and pledging …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Trump attends Boeing’s rollout of new 787 Dreamliner today
President Donald Trump is scheduled to drop in at Boeing’s North Charleston complex in South Carolina Friday, as the plane maker rolls out the first jet of its largest 787 …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
For Boeing chief, how cozy is too cozy in access to Trump
Few companies have been as successful as Boeing in building a cozy relationship with President Donald Trump. The question is how close is too close.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Boeing workers maintain South’s anti-unionization history
Nearly 3,000 production workers at Boeing’s South Carolina plant have voted not to join the Machinists, maintaining southern reluctance toward unionization.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
Documents show safety issues led to major fine for Boeing
Newly released documents show that Boeing paid $12 million in late 2015 to settle Federal Aviation Administration investigations into safety issues.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 7:07 a.m.
Boeing wins $13.8 billion wide-body jet order from Singapore Air
Boeing won orders for 39 wide-body aircraft from Singapore Airlines Ltd. as Southeast Asia’s biggest long-distance carrier upgrades its fleet over the next decade with more fuel-efficient models in an …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6 a.m.
NASA astronauts training in water survival at Fairchild
Four NASA astronauts who hope to travel to the International Space Station next year aboard “private space taxis” are in water-survival training at Fairchild Air Force Base.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 6:35 p.m.
Norwegian Air CEO pledges rock-bottom trans-Atlantic fares with his growing Boeing fleet
Starting in June, Norwegian Air Chief Executive Bjxrn Kjos promises the cheapest trans-Atlantic airfares U.S. travelers have ever seen – as low as $75 one way, flying on a new …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Trump order casts further doubt on Boeing’s Iran deal
Boeing’s pending $8 billion deal with Iran Air was already in serious doubt before President Trump’s executive order Friday barred travel to the U.S. by Iranian nationals for the next …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Boeing sees more airliner deliveries, lower defense revenue
Boeing Co. beat Wall Street expectations for fourth-quarter profit despite a slump in revenue from its defense business. The company forecast Wednesday that deliveries of commercial airplanes will rise slightly …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Does D.B. Cooper evidence link hijacker to Boeing? Plot thickens
You know the recent stories exploring whether D.B. Cooper was a Boeing employee? Never mind. That theory only lasted a few days. Time for a new speculation.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Commerce secretary nominee Ross discloses vast range of assets
Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross’s financial disclosure showed the vast range of the billionaire’s wealth, which includes holdings of Apple and Boeing shares and cash accounts holding more $150 million …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 7:59 a.m.
Trump said to meet Boeing chief again over Air Force One
Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg will meet for the second time since the election with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday to discuss his company’s contract to build the next-generation …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Boeing’s difficult journey from racism to diversity
“I will not recommend for membership in this union any other than members of the white race.” That may sound like some old declaration from the Deep South. But until …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
Turkish 747 cargo jet crashes in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens
A Boeing 747 cargo aircraft crashed Monday during its approach to Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them on the ground. The jumbo jet …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 6:35 a.m.
Boeing scores a $22 billion win in market dominated by Airbus
Boeing won a $22 billion deal from an Indian budget carrier, pulling off a feat in a single-aisle market ruled by its European rival Airbus.