Jonathan Standridge and Colton Harris-Moore made an odd couple as they sat together in the visiting room of a Washington state prison one day last spring.
There’s finally some good news for Boeing: European discount airline Ryanair announced Tuesday it will buy 175 of the company’s popular 737 jets, the largest order ever placed by a European carrier.
The union representing Boeing’s technical workers says it plans to resubmit the company’s contract offer for another membership vote after Boeing rejected the latest union proposals.
It’s a split decision from the union representing Boeing Co.’s engineers and technical workers. The engineers voted Tuesday to accept the aerospace company’s four-year contract offer while technical workers rejected it and authorized a future strike.
The union for Boeing Co.’s engineers and technical workers is counting ballots Tuesday on a contract offer and whether to authorize a strike.
Boeing conducted another 787 test flight on Monday as it tries to find out what caused battery problems that have knocked the plane out of airline service.
Japan’s Civil Aviation Bureau is sending investigators looking into problems with Boeing 787 batteries to Seattle, where the aircraft are assembled.
Scott Mayerowitz chronicles the Boeing 787 Dreamliner project.
It’s likely that fires on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners were caused by overcharging lithium ion batteries, aviation safety and battery experts said Friday, pointing to developments in the investigation of the Boeing incidents as well as a battery fire in a business jet more than a year ago.
Some frequent fliers say they aren’t worried about safety aboard Boeing’s problem-plagued 787 aircraft, while many less-seasoned travelers are often unaware of what model of plane they’re flying on.