Stories tagged: aerospace
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
EgyptAir is buying nine Boeing 737-800 airplanes, in a deal that has a list value of at $864 million.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9 a.m.
Boeing supplier Triumph Group will lay off 99 employees at its Structures-Everett facility effective Sept. 30, according to information filed with the state Employment Security Department.
Sun., June 26, 2016
In the high Mojave Desert, the airframe of Paul Allen’s giant, mysterious plane for carrying rockets into space is approaching completion.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 2:56 p.m.
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 …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 9:07 a.m.
The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Tulsa International Airport about 5 a.m. Saturday with a destination of Dayton International Airport in Ohio. The flight was expected to take …
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5:19 p.m.
Workers at Spokane airplane parts plant Triumph Composite Systems go out on strike amid plans by the parent company to cut expenses by closing facilities.
Mon., May 9, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
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
Wed., April 27, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
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.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
The Boeing Co. is reportedly taking steps to eliminate 10 percent of its workforce in Washington state.
Sun., March 13, 2016, 4 a.m.
An aerospace company tax break debate made for interesting allies.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 3:43 p.m.
Lockheed Martin Corp. says its aeronautics division is seeking to part with up to 1,000 workers as it works to stay competitive and keep its staff aligned with orders.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
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.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
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.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
Southwest Airlines announced a record employee profit share of $620 million for 2015 on Thursday, equivalent to about eight weeks of pay for each eligible employee.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
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.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
Sonic booms heard and felt along the eastern shoreline were caused by military fighter jets conducting tests, officials said.
Tue., July 15, 2014
OLYMPIA – Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. will begin testing its new airliner in Moses Lake next year, bringing an estimated 100 jobs to that Central Washington community. The Japanese manufacturing giant …
Mon., July 14, 2014, 9:41 a.m.
OLYMPIA — A major Japanese aerospace company will begin testing its new airliner in Moses Lake next fall.
Fri., March 21, 2014
An aerospace company that manufactures parts for the aviation industry announced Thursday that it will bring a 150,000-square-foot plant to Airway Heights employing up to 150 people once it begins …
Fri., March 7, 2014
SANDPOINT – When Amber Phillips was 15, her grandfather took her flying in a Piper Navajo. Now she’s 26 and helps build airplanes next to the Sandpoint airport. Phillips is …
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014, 10:10 a.m.
Boeing will send 22 million pounds of aluminum scrap each year from its factories to Spokane Valley to be recycled. The metal will arrive at Kaiser Aluminum’s rolling mill in …
Thu., Dec. 12, 2013, 2:20 p.m.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Boeing is shifting hundreds of jobs to Alabama, Missouri and South Carolina as it restructures its research and technology operations.
Fri., Nov. 8, 2013
The fast-growing aerospace industry needs skilled workers across the Inland Northwest, and North Idaho College has opened a new training center in Hayden to prepare students for those manufacturing and …
Mon., Sept. 23, 2013
Forget license plates. Some inmates at the Airway Heights Corrections Center are training for jobs in the state’s huge aerospace industry. About a dozen inmates are enrolled in a program …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2013
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee added some specifics to his campaign themes of generating more jobs in key industries, releasing a package Wednesday of tax breaks and spending projects designed …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012
A growing cluster of aerospace companies in the Inland Northwest is reaping the rewards of a global surge in aircraft production. It’s also setting the table for a main course …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012
What began as a mom-and-pop startup in Hayden more than 30 years ago has grown into a major Northwest supplier of composite parts for the aerospace industry. Tucked into five …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2012
The north end of the Coeur d’Alene Airport was vacant land a decade ago. Today, it’s home to a growing empire. Empire Airlines is a FedEx feeder carrier with a …
Sat., July 7, 2012
OLYMPIA – Washington’s aerospace manufacturers are drumming up business this week in Ireland, Wales and England, in some cases with the main competitor to the state’s biggest name in airplanes, …
Thu., June 14, 2012
OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire will be leaving next month for a weeklong trade mission to Ireland and England. Gregoire announced Wednesday she would be leading a delegation of more …