Herald Business Journal

777X first flight rescheduled for Friday, weather permitting

The test flight is scheduled for 10 a.m., but that “is an estimate and delays can occur.”

 

Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines

American Airlines said it canceled 10,000 flights in the fourth quarter because of the idled planes.

 

Seattle commuters fume at cost of Uber, Lyft after shooting

A block was taped off, and buses in the area were rerouted and far behind schedule during rush hour.

  • Jan 23, 2020

 

Concerns, questions delay Everett Station Improvement Area

The Everett Station District Alliance disputed criticism and was confident it had enough support.

Boeing 777X first flight delayed until at least Friday

The program is a year behind schedule due to a problem with the plane’s General Electric engines.

Boeing’s new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring

David Calhoun believes passengers will fly on the plane when they see pilots getting on board.

Utilities commission sets public hearing on sale of Frontier

Pending government approvals, the broadband company is to be acquired by WaveDivision Capital.

Boeing doesn’t expect Max to be cleared to fly until summer

That timetable would be five or six months longer than Boeing predicted for the grounded 737 late last year.

Kaiser Permanente buys Everett sites for ‘world-class’ facility

Construction will begin in the fall, tripling the footprint of the health center near Pacific Avenue.

Boeing has reached out to retirees to maintain the 737 Max

Retired workers are on the job in Moses Lake. The deal lets them keep their pension benefits.

Another unsatisfied Boeing customer: the U.S. Air Force

The service has reminded the new CEO that it’s not happy with Boeing’s aerial-refueling tanker program.

Make this the year you stop wasting food (and money)

A person could save about $370 annually on average by wasting less food.

  • Jan 20, 2020

SpaceX launches, destroys rocket in astronaut escape test

Nine-minute flight ended with the Dragon crew capsule parachuting safely into the Atlantic.

  • Jan 19, 2020

Boeing has a newly discovered software problem on the 737 Max

The issue concerns a program that verifies whether monitors tracking key systems are working properly.

Frontier Communications seeks March bankruptcy, sources say

The company reportedly has $356 million of debt payments coming due March 15.

  • Jan 18, 2020

Washington dairies struggle after trade wars and low prices

People are drinking less milk, but “It’s very hard to turn a cow off,” jokes one Stanwood dairyman.

Changing Boeing’s corporate culture won’t be easy

Systemic errors can sometimes be very difficult to track down and eradicate.

A nuclear research facility is about to open in Everett

TerraPower, an energy firm founded by Bill Gates, will open a 65,000-square-foot lab near Paine Field.

What you need to know before 2020 Census starts in Alaska

The Census Bureau starts the head count in The Last Frontier state by going door-to-door in January.

  • Jan 17, 2020

Washington Supreme Court OKs lesser version of carbon cap

The Clean Air Rule had been struck down by a lower court after it was challenged by business groups.

  • Jan 16, 2020