Stories tagged: Boeing
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
The nation’s top aviation regulator tested new flight-control software for the Boeing 737 Max in a simulator on Thursday and gave it a favorable review.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
The U.S. Air Force has indefinitely barred the Boeing-built KC-46 from carrying cargo and passengers, the trade publication Defense News has reported.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
Europe’s aviation safety agency, which is conducting its own independent review of Boeing’s grounded 737 Max 8, is not satisfied with a key detail of Boeing’s fix to the jet.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Boeing, Allstate, the timber company Weyerhaeuser and the Washington Health Care Association have joined the list of corporate donors saying they will no longer contribute to Shea’s re-election campaigns, the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
United again delays the earliest possible return of its grounded Boeing 737 jets
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
A Russian aircraft leasing company that ordered 35 Boeing Max jets is suing the U.S. aircraft maker, accusing it of hiding defects in the plane that has been grounded after …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
Spacewalking astronauts added another parking spot to the International Space Station on Wednesday.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon to destroy incoming missiles. The move is aimed in part at considering new …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:19 p.m.
Boeing said Tuesday it will begin hiring a few hundred temporary employees at Moses Lake to work on the grounded 737 Max fleet and prepare the planes for return to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Exotic Metals Forming, a privately owned aerospace supplier headquartered in Kent with about 1,400 employees in Washington state, including Airway Heights, will be acquired for $1.7 billion in cash by …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Southwest Airlines, the largest customer of the 737 Max 8 and long an all-Boeing airline, insists it has “no current plans” to fly any jets other than the 737. But …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 12:16 p.m.
Boeing airliner delivers tumble again in July due to grounding of its Max jet after two deadly crashes
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
Boeing is working on new software for the 737 Max that will use a second flight control computer to make the system more reliable, solving a problem that surfaced in …
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
Airlines are tallying up the damage and talking to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the troubled 737 Max jet.
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
Boeing said the grounding of its 737 Max jets would reduce its revenue and earnings by $5.6 billion in the second quarter, the largest financial impact of two deadly crashes …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 6:03 p.m.
Europe’s biggest airline, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, …
Sun., July 14, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
American Airlines says it will keep the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned.
Fri., July 12, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
United Airlines expects to cancel more than 8,000 flights through October because of the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max planes.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 3:55 p.m.
Boeing said Tuesday that it delivered 24 737s in the second quarter, down sharply from the 89 delivered in the first quarter.
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
A Saudi budget carrier is ordering 30 new Airbus planes, replacing a $6 billion deal with Boeing for its troubled 737 Max jets, which are grounded after two crashes.
Fri., July 5, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
Fifteen Kenyan families of people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia in March on Friday rejected a proposal by Boeing to compensate them, saying they will pursue their claims …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Boeing said Wednesday that it will provide an “initial investment” of $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Boeing relating to the production of the 787 Dreamliner in South Carolina, where there have been allegations of shoddy work, according to two sources …
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
A new flaw has turned up in the computer system of the Boeing 737 Max, further delaying the troubled plane’s return to flying.
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
Boeing says it is discussing possible sales of the 737 Max with several customers around the world as it tries to rebuild trust after two deadly crashes.
Wed., June 19, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
Boeing is temporarily storing its grounded 737 Max jets at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Northwest News Network reported Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Retired pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger told a congressional panel Wednesday that pilots should practice the failure of Boeing flight-control software on simulators, not planes full of passengers.
Tue., June 18, 2019, 3:20 p.m.
Boeing reports first 737 Max jet sale since fatal March crash, parent company of British Airways and other carriers signs letter of intent for 200 planes.
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, …
Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft, grounded since March after two fatal crashes in five months, should be back in the air by December, a top U.S. regulator said. It’s not possible …