DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleet — on Tuesday after discovering the missed inspections. Southwest spokeswoman Brandy...
Boeing paid more than a half billion dollars in federal income tax for 2014, marking just the third time in a dozen years that it has written a check to the IRS.
Boeing has lined up buyers for 10 of the early, overweight 787 Dreamliners whose years in storage made them emblems of the jet’s factory woes and a drag on profit, people with knowledge of the plans said.
The World Trade Organization on Monday agreed to set up a panel to examine European Union allegations that Washington state’s $8.7 billion in Boeing tax breaks to land the 777X in Everett are subsidies barred under global trade rules.
Boeing stock fell Monday by the most in more than two months after Goldman Sachs Group recommended selling the stock that is leading the Dow Jones industrial average this year.
Robin Hayes must try to increase profits at the New York-based airline without destroying the culture that has made it stand out.
Boeing’s managers companywide are getting a much fatter 2014 bonus than the engineers or Machinists.
Setouchi Holdings has acquired Sandpoint, Idaho-based Quest Aircraft, which builds the Kodiak single-engine turboprop airplane.
An updated assessment of aerospace’s outsized impact on Washington state estimates that last year the industry supported 267,000 jobs here and paid out $22 billion in wages and $635 million in state taxes.
Boeing on Thursday updated employees about the transfer of 1,000 support engineering jobs from the Puget Sound area to Southern California, indicating only 400 of the engineers still face possible layoff this year.