Herald Business Journal

Paine Field to briefly close main runway

The temporary shutdown is needed after work applying a fog seal treatment didn’t perform as expected.

 

An experimental Boeing plane hangs visitors looking at engines and planes on display at the Future of Flight on Friday, July 20, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. The Boeing Co., plans this year to operate the Future of Flight Aviation Center. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Boeing will take the controls at the Future of Flight museum

The county’s contract with the current operator, the Institute of Flight, is expiring.

 

Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

The Wall Street Journal says among the firm’s clients is a Russian nonprofit with Kremlin ties.

  • Jul 20, 2018

 

Trump ups tariff threat, slams Fed, big US trading partners

The president’s comments sent U.S. markets sliding early Friday.

  • Jul 20, 2018

Metal or composite 797 fuselage? Boeing says it’s not decided

An earlier report said the company was leaning toward metal, which would have favored Everett.

Whiskey summit planned in hopes of defusing trade conflicts

The goal is to forge a strategy in making their case to world leaders in promoting free, fair trade.

  • Jul 20, 2018

EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

During a visit to Europe last week, Trump rebuked the EU as being unfair and called the bloc a “foe.”

  • Jul 19, 2018

Microsoft profit up, aided by cloud rivalry with Amazon

Net income of $1.14 per share in the fiscal fourth quarter. Adjusted arnings were $1.13 per share.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

Businesses are calling for a lava viewing site, but authorities cite safety concerns.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Trump promotes job training as employers search for workers

Corporate leaders told that the nation’s students and workers need more opportunities.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Boeing, Airbus report roaring sales at close of Farnborough

Boeing announced a total of 673 orders and commitments for planes.

A Boeing 797 built with metal fuselage could favor Everett

The planemaker faces competition from cheaper derivative models of Airbus’s A321 and A330 airplanes.

Auto industry cries foul as Trump moves toward car tariffs

Trump’s latest plan is to consider slapping tariffs on imported autos and auto parts.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever

Wednesday’s passenger was Mannequin Skywalker, an instrumented dummy in a blue flight suit.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Soy “milk” makers may need to find alternative description

The FDA signaled plans to start enforcing a federal standard that defines “milk” as coming from cows.

  • Jul 18, 2018

Coastal bank has a good first day of Wall Street trading

The Everett-based company’s stock was offered at $14.50 and rose to $16.40 by the close of trading.

New Air Force One will be red, white and blue, Trump says

The present light-blue color scheme on the Everett-built 747s was chosen by President Kennedy.

Boeing wins $12.7 billion deal with VietJet Aviation

The agreement covers 80 of Boeing’s 737 Max 10 planes and 20 of the 737 Max 8 models.

Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

The company hopes to have monthly oribial launches of its Electron rocket.

Northwest cherry farmers face the pitfalls of a trade war

The 50 percent tariffs tacked to U.S. cherries is putting a dent in imports of the fruit to China.

  • Jul 18, 2018