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Published May 1st, 2014 - 11:51AM
Ryanair, Europe's largest low-cost airline, has ordered five more Boeing 737-800 aircraft worth $452 million at list prices.
Published April 24th, 2014 - 12:46PM
A Chinese airline says it has ordered some $4.6 billion worth of Boeing 737s to augment its fleet.
Published April 24th, 2014 - 7:34AM
Rising jet production helped The Boeing Co. generate substantial cash in the latest quarter, and the company said Wednesday that it lavished the rewards on shareholders, sending its stock higher.
Published April 10th, 2014 - 10:16AM
Boeing will transfer another 1,000 engineering jobs from the Puget Sound area to Southern California by the end of next year, the company told employees Thursday.
Published April 9th, 2014 - 6:57AM
The Boeing Co. plans to deploy robotic assembly technology on the 777X that will dramatically change the way the plane’s metal hull is built, documents submitted to the city of Everett indicate.
Published April 7th, 2014 - 1:49PM
Airline customers will get a hands-on chance to look at interior furnishings choices for their new 737 airliners at a new interior configuration studio near Boeing's Renton 737 plant.
Published April 7th, 2014 - 12:47PM
Boeing said Monday it will close down production of the C-17 transport at its Long Beach, Calif., plant by mid-2015, three months earlier than the company has earlier anticipated.
Published April 4th, 2014 - 3:15PM
Boeing jumped ahead of its European rival, Airbus, in new aircraft orders during the first quarter of 2014.
Published March 28th, 2014 - 3:49AM
Despite having to wait more than three years beyond the original delivery date for its first Boeing Dreamliner and having seen its fleet of 787s grounded for three months because of battery issues, All Nippon Airways on Thursday signed an order for 14 more of the jets. The Dreamliner order was part of a $13 billion ANA order for a total of 40 wide-bodied aircraft from Boeing.
Published March 27th, 2014 - 2:39PM
The first customer for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, All Nippon Airways, has ordered 14 more of the twin-engine, long range jets as part of a $13 billion Boeing order.
Published March 20th, 2014 - 2:25PM
The first Boeing 737 airliner produced at a rate of 42 monthly rolled out of Boeing's Renton factory this week.
Published March 20th, 2014 - 11:41AM
Boeing has signed an order with a South African budget airline for eight of its new 737 Max 8 aircraft.
Published March 17th, 2014 - 2:47PM
Boeing is expanding its delivery center for its popular 737 jetliner at Seattle's Boeing Field.
Published March 14th, 2014 - 2:42PM
Indian air carriers could buy more than $10 billion worth of Boeing's updated 737 Max airliner.
Published February 27th, 2014 - 3:43PM
Boeing is struggling to find buyers for 11 of its earliest 787 Dreamliners, collectively valued at $1.1 billion, after two airlines dropped orders for the holdover models from the jet’s troubled birth, people briefed on the plans said.
Published February 21st, 2014 - 4:16PM
Australia this week became the third nation to order Boeing 737-based maritime patrol planes.
Published February 21st, 2014 - 12:44PM
SEATTLE — The Boeing Co. is offering a one-time bonus of 8 percent of a year’s pay to workers at the 787 Dreamliner plant in North Charleston, S.C., if they can fix the production problems there within the next few months.
Published February 18th, 2014 - 3:17PM
Boeing will build the composite wings for its new 777X airliner near its Everett wide-body aircraft assembly plant, the company announced Tuesday.
Published February 4th, 2014 - 2:08PM
The production rate of Boeing's best-selling 737 jetliner jumped upward again this week at the company's Renton final assembly plant.
Published January 29th, 2014 - 1:56PM
Boeing Co. Wednesday released a stellar earnings report Wednesday, but Wall Street punished the company with a nearly 6 percent decline in its stock price for a conservative 2014 earnings outlook.
Published January 8th, 2014 - 1:10PM
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley says Boeing used the state for leverage when it was shopping for potential plant sites during labor negotiations.
Published January 7th, 2014 - 7:19AM
Now that Machinists Union members have voted to accept a new 8-year contract, Boeing is beginning its search for a Washington State site to build the new composite wings for its 777X.
Published December 27th, 2013 - 4:26PM
District 751 of the Machinists said Friday that union members who’ll be away on vacation during its controversial Jan. 3 contract vote with Boeing can obtain electronic absentee ballots that will be processed by an outside firm.
Published December 27th, 2013 - 6:07AM
The skills of Boeing’s Washington workforce salvaged the 787 Dreamliner program when other less-experienced locations let Boeing down. The state has passed tax incentives for Boeing that no other can match. And in existing infrastructure, Everett has just about everything on the wish list Boeing sent out to states nationwide that want to build its 777X jet. According to most industry experts, Everett ought to be a shoo-in.
Published December 24th, 2013 - 7:00AM
Gov. Jay Inslee personally met with an Airbus executive to discuss how the state of Washington and the Boeing rival can work together.
Published December 23rd, 2013 - 3:18PM
Machinists who are on vacation will still get a chance to vote on a proposed contract with Boeing Co.
Published December 20th, 2013 - 6:18PM
Boeing on Friday started notifying locations around the country of their status in the 777X site selection process, company spokesman Doug Alder said.
Published December 20th, 2013 - 12:18PM
The News & Record reports that North Carolina's Department of Commerce Friday notified local officials than none of North Carolina's three candidates has made Boeing's short list for a site to build the 777X.
Published December 18th, 2013 - 7:23PM
A small rally Wednesday led by Machinists calling for a vote on Boeing’s latest contract proposal ended with an animated debate in front of the union hall. Chanting “give us a vote” and holding signs, about three dozen people marched from The Boeing Co.’s campus to the local union hall in Everett. The rally came six days after local union leaders said the company’s offer was too similar to one that workers rejected last month.
Published December 18th, 2013 - 4:07PM
The first 747-8 equipped with improved General Electric engines has been delivered to Cathay Pacific Airways.
Published December 13th, 2013 - 4:45PM
Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday called for a vote on a proposed contract between Boeing and Puget Sound machinists, even though local union leaders have already rejected the company’s latest offer in the high-stakes negotiations to keep thousands of jobs in the state.
Published December 13th, 2013 - 10:05AM
Confusion abounds on whether Puget Sound machinists will take a vote on a proposed contract from Boeing Co. Local union leaders said they couldn't recommend it to their members. National union leaders said the members should decide. It's not clear whether there's even a contract to consider.
Published December 11th, 2013 - 5:24PM
Boeing's largest union late Wednesday made a contract offer to Boeing in an attempt to reach a tentative agreement that will secure 777X aircraft production for Washington
Published December 11th, 2013 - 7:20AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington’s full congressional delegation pleaded with The Boeing Co. on Tuesday to keep its next-generation jetliner in the state as rival states made their own pitches to lure the 777X in a contest worth billions of dollars.
Published December 10th, 2013 - 7:15AM
As many as 20 states may submit proposals to Boeing by Tuesday's deadline to lure Boeing's newest plant and the 8,500 jobs it is expected to generate.
Published December 6th, 2013 - 11:37AM
ST. LOUIS — The president of Boeing’s St. Louis Machinists union is now walking back statements he made to a Seattle radio station Wednesday in which he said the 777X should be built in Washington.
Published December 5th, 2013 - 5:30PM
Boeing documents sent out to states that want to win 777X work reveal that the project will require total investment of up to $10 billion, but that Boeing wants states to take a big slice out of that by providing the site and facilities at “no cost, or very low cost.”
Published December 4th, 2013 - 10:16PM
Missouri’s enticement package for a new Boeing assembly plant cleared its most daunting obstacle Wednesday as state senators passed a plan that could offer up to $1.7 billion of incentives over two decades.
Published December 2nd, 2013 - 1:27PM
Israel is reportedly considering Boeing's KC-46A airborne tanker as a replacement for its aging Boeing 707-based tankers.
Published November 21st, 2013 - 4:18AM
What is the Washington Aerospace Partnership trying to tell us in that full-page ad placed in Wednesday’s Seattle Times? One unfortunate thing it tells us is that whichever marketing firm made the ad doesn’t know its airplanes.
Published November 20th, 2013 - 6:41PM
State and local leaders are working to lure a Boeing Co. aircraft assembly plant to the Huntsville area, which already has a heavy technological and engineering base.
Published November 19th, 2013 - 7:09AM
Airbus and Boeing agreed to triple purchases of parts and materials from Abu Dhabi in deals worth over $5 billion on Monday, as Gulf states seek a reciprocal boost to their economies from huge orders they have placed with the planemakers.
Published November 15th, 2013 - 4:21PM
Boeing wants to speed up production of its newest jetliner because of the success of a rival plane from Airbus and sought to nail down a Seattle labor deal to help advance that aim, the machinists union chief said in an exclusive Reuters interview on Friday.
Published November 15th, 2013 - 3:52PM
At Boeing’s sole Pierce County manufacturing facility, its massive skin and spar and composite manufacturing plant at Frederickson, it was business as usual Friday, two days after union machinists roundly rejected a proposed Boeing 8-year labor contract.
Published November 14th, 2013 - 9:16PM
State lawmakers’ quick passage last week of what might be the biggest-ever corporate tax incentive was intended to be one-half of a two-part deal to keep Boeing Co.’s 777X jet production in the Northwest.
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