Jan 4, 2014 — With 51 percent of machinists voting yes, a new labor pact was approved. It means production of the new 777X widebody jet will be done in the Puget Sound region. But many in the rank-and-file think they gave up too much to keep the jobs in Washington State.
Nov 22, 2013 — A huge cargo plane touched down at a small municipal airport in Wichita. That sort of thing happens, experts say, when pilots fly into an area with multiple airfields and trust that the first one they see is the one they want. Fortunately, no damage was done and the jet was able to depart later.
Nov 17, 2013 — The company sold nearly 260 of Boeing's new 777 aircraft. It was touted by Boeing as the largest combined order for a new aircraft in the company's history.
Sep 24, 2013 — The European aircraft maker expects passenger traffic in the region to more than double by the year 2032, fueling demand for its giant A380.
Sep 24, 2013 — Airbus, the second-largest aircraft-maker, says that in 20 years China will overtake the U.S. as the world's top aviation market. The estimates are similar to projections issued by Airbus' bigger rival, Boeing, earlier this year.
Jan 31, 2013 — The union also recommended that its members reject the company's latest contract offer. Members have until 5 p.m. on Feb. 19 to cast their vote.
Jan 8, 2013 — A fuel leak Tuesday on a Tokyo-bound Japan Airlines flight forced the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to cancel takeoff and return to the gate at Boston's Logan International Airport. It was the second incident involving a Dreamliner in two days after a small fire on a 787 on Monday.
Feb 14, 2012 — When your products sell for more than $80 million, selling one of them is a big deal. Selling hundreds of them in one deal means they're probably feeling pretty good over at Boeing right now. The company has finalized a deal to sell 230 jets to Lion Air of Indonesia, with a list price of $22.4 billion.
Jan 4, 2012 — The Boeing Corp. says it will shut down the company's Wichita facility, which specializes in maintaining and modifying its commercial planes for military or government use. The plant, which has 2,160 employees, is slated to close by the end of 2013.
Oct 31, 2011 — Boeing plans to build a new commercial spacecraft to take astronauts and into orbit. The company announced today it's leasing space at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to be close to its client, NASA.