The Boeing Co. issued formal layoff warning notices Wednesday to 939 machinists working on its 787 and 747 assembly lines and modification centers at Everett.
Boeing has told South Carolina legislators it plans to invest $1 billion and hire at least 2,000 more workers in South Carolina by 2020.
Boeing said it has finished more than half of the testing on its proposed battery fix for the 787, with the rest of the ground and flight tests coming in the next several days.
The Boeing Co. will lay off about 800 Machinists and cut another 1,200 to 1,500 jobs by attrition in the Puget Sound area by the year’s end as production on its two newest jets stabilizes, the company said Friday.
In a re-vote tallied Monday night, Boeing technical workers overwhelmingly approved a new four-year contract that replaces pensions with a 401(k) retirement plan for new hires.
Boeing is moving its center for flight and maintenance training from Seattle to Miami, the company announced Friday.
Boeing’s commercial airplane order book is looking healthy after a little more than two months of 2013 have passed.
Boeings biggest jetliner, the newest version of the 747 jumbo jet, won a total of five orders Monday from two airlines.
SeaTac-based Alaska Airlines and Icelandair will end their frequent-flier alliance June 1, Alaska announced on its website Wednesday.
Disappointing sales for Boeing newest 747 airliner could force the company to cut back the production pace on its Everett assembly line next year, the company said in a newly released filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.
Boeing conducted a second test flight of its 787 on Monday as it looks for the cause of battery problems that have grounded the planes. It said no more tests are currently planned.
The Boeing Co. said Wednesday it has permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly a 787 back to Everett from Texas, where it was being painted.
TOKYO – An investigation into a lithium ion battery that overheated on a Boeing 787 flight in Japan last month found evidence of the same type of “thermal runaway” seen in a similar incident in Boston, officials said Tuesday.
The Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing confirmed Monday that the federal regulator is evaluating a request from the jetmaker to fly test flights of its 787 Dreamliner.
WASHINGTON — At the same time the government certified Boeing’s 787 Dreamliners as safe, federal rules barred the type of batteries used to power the airliner’s electrical systems from being carried as cargo on passenger planes because of the fire risk.
The Boeing Co. reported fourth-quarter profits that beat analyst predictions by 9 cents a share Thursday and predicted higher 2013 earnings without a significant hit from the battery problems that have grounded its 787 fleet.
Boeing beats analysts' profit estimates, says its not counting on 787 problems having significant effect on 2013 earnings
Boeing Co. reported fourth quarter profits that beat analyst predictions by 9 cents a share today and predicted higher 2013 earnings without a significant hit from battery problems that have grounded its 787 fleet.
Boeing raised the production rate of its best-selling jetliner, the single-aisle 737, to 38 a month today at its Renton plant.
When a Cessna business jet equipped with lithium ion batteries caught fire in 2011 while it was hooked up to a ground power unit, Cessna and the Federal Aviation Administration moved swiftly to address the safety issues involved.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner battery that caught fire earlier this month in Boston shows evidence of short-circuiting and a chemical reaction known as "thermal runaway," in which an increase in temperature causes progressively hotter temperatures, federal accident investigators said Thursday.
WASHINGTON — As 21st century technology strains to become ever faster, cleaner and cheaper, an invention from more than 200 years ago keeps holding it back. It’s why electric cars aren’t clogging the roads and why Boeing’s new ultra-efficient 787 Dreamliners aren’t flying high.
The federal government grounded Boeing’s newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that U.S. airlines cannot fly the 787 again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.
Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed.
WASHINGTON — While Boeing maintains that a fire in an electronics compartment of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner last week and another fire on a test flight in 2010 are not related, the plane’s fire-suppression system does not protect the site where both fires occurred.
A fire aboard a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner just after it arrived Monday in Boston and a subsequent fuel leak from its replacement aircraft Tuesday have analysts wondering whether the vaunted Dreamliner is experiencing systemic flaws or just teething issues normal for a new aircraft.
Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Japan Airlines encountered a problem at Boston’s Logan International Airport, just one day after a fire erupted on a different Dreamliner parked at a gate.
A $6 billion order for 60 Boeing 737 Max aircraft from Aviation Capital Group takes that latest version of the popular 737 over the 1,000-order mark in a little more than a year since Boeing put it on the market.
CHICAGO — If the wireless Internet connection during your holiday flight seems more reliable than it used to, you could have the humble potato to thank.
Package delivery giant FedEx on Wednesday announced orders for four more of the twin-jet, wide-bodied freighter aircraft.
Boeing today delivered the 7,370th 737 from its Renton plant to Lion Air of Indonesia.
Boeing is selling 35 of its redesigned 737 aircraft to a Russian state-run leasing company in a deal that would be worth $3 billion, if sold at current list prices.
Boeing’s third-quarter profits and revenues announced Wednesday were a pleasant surprise for Wall Street, which had expected less encouraging results.
Boeings third quarter profits and revenues announced today were a pleasant surprise for Wall Street which had expected less encouraging results.
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have teamed up to take advantage of a 787 Dreamliner delivery flight to deliver medical supplies and equipment to Ethiopias largest hospital.
The speed-up of deliveries of Boeings newest airliner, the 787 Dreamliner, helped the company post airliner delivery numbers through September nearly 25 percent greater than last year.
Boeing has won its second big order this week for its new 737 Max airliner.
Boeing and the union that represents its engineers and technical workers in Washington, Oregon and Utah were back at the bargaining table today after union workers resoundingly rejected Boeings initial four-year contract offer.
The inaugural commercial flight of a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport finally took flight for Tokyo on Tuesday more than 24 hours behind schedule.
Boeing’s union of engineers and technical workers overwhelmingly rejected the aerospace giant’s first contract offer in ballots tallied Monday night.
A celebration that began so well Monday morning at Sea-Tac Airport with the early arrival of All Nippon Airways first 787 Dreamliner flight to the U.S. had what you could call an extended ending.
A celebration that began so well Monday morning at Sea-Tac Airport with the early arrival of All Nippon Airways first 787 Dreamliner flight to the U.S. threatens to come to an embarrassing end.
Boeings second largest union acted prematurely in submitting the companys initial comprehensive new contract proposal to its members, Boeing said this week as its engineers and technical workers begin considering the new offer.
The union that represents some 23,000 Boeing engineers and technical workers in the Puget Sound area, Oregon and Utah has recommended its members reject Boeing's proposal for a new contract.
The failure of two GEnx engines this summer and the discovery of a crack in the midshaft of another engine has prompted the National Transportation Safety Board to recommend to ground Boeing jetliners equipped with those engines until they can be inspected.
In a unanimous vote, members of the union representing Boeings pilots have approved a resolution of no confidence in their managers at Boeings Training and Flight Services division.
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