Aviation and space

Paine Field terminal reopens Aug. 1 with limited service

Down from 24 daily departures, Alaska and United combined will resume, for now, with only three per day.

 

FAA concludes three days of test flights of Boeing’s 737 Max

Multiple steps remain before the plane can get the green light to carry passengers again.

 

Alaska Airlines could ban non-masked flyers from travel

Noncompliant passengers will be told it is their “final notice” and a written report will be made.

 

Report: Boeing fell short in disclosing key changes to Max

Engineers did not know how powerfully the flight-control system could push the plane’s nose down.

Norwegian scraps $10.6 billion deal for Boeing Max, 787 jets

The decision covers 92 of Boeing’s Max narrow-body planes and five of the long-distance Dreamliners.

Re-certification flights begin in Seattle for Boeing 737 Max

The tests will evaluate the proposed changes to the plane’s automated flight control system.

Flight tests of grounded 737 Max planned to begin Monday

Such tests are one of the final stages by the government before it certifies an aircraft.

Boeing starts 777-X test flights in Moses Lake

Test operations are based in Everett and there is no plan to “overnight at Grant County International.”

Foreign regulators demand substantial changes to Boeing Max

The company will be required to retrofit the worldwide fleet only after the 737 returns to service.

Boeing investigating racist incident at Everett plant

The company, meanwhile, says it has dismissed employees recently for behavior inconsistent with company values.

FAA orders fix for engine covers of Boeing 737 Max planes

The problem is not related to the flight-control system that pushed jets into nosedives.

Small plane makes emergency landing on US Highway 101

The pilot was uninjured, and was able to maneuver the aircraft off the main roadway.

Layoffs climb in Washington aviation industry amid pandemic

“There’s no good news coming out of Boeing right now,” one company’s vice president of aerospace sales said.

Boeing whistleblower alleges systemic problems with 737 Max

The engineer suggests similar issues may affect the safety of Boeing’s forthcoming 777X widebody jet.

Boeing, suppliers plunge on stop-and-go 737 Max comeback

An uptick in Covid-19 cases in the U.S. has added to concerns that airlines face a prolonged recovery

How-to guide offers tips for businesses planning to reopen

The city of Everett and the Snohomish Health District want to help employers to move safely to Phase 2.

Boeing: More Maxs canceled and no passenger jets delivered

From the Everett plant, Boeing delivered one 767 and two 777s in May, but not a single 787 Dreamliner.

Pilot killed in crash of small plane in South Dakota

The pilot originally departed from Everett, but he was diverted to Sioux Falls because of thunderstorms.

Boeing lines up plane sales once meant for Russian carrier

One agreement could add new orders for 777Xs and 787 Dreamliners by the end of this month.

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

Elon Musk’s company is the first private firm to launch a crew to the International Space Station.

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