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May 10th, 2017 - 7:29 am § in The Ave Scene

China’s homegrown jumbo passenger jet takes to the sky

CHINA TAKES ON BOEING SHANGHAI, May 5 (Xinhua) — China took a major step toward becoming a global aviation powerhouse as its homegrown large passenger plane, the C919, took to the sky on Friday. The flight makes China the fourth jumbo jet producer after the United States, Western Europe and Ru[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 11:10 pm § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Boeing to Cut More High Level Jobs in Seattle

By Alwyn Scott | Reuters NEW YORK Boeing Co (BA.N) warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters. The additional layoffs are due to start June 23,[...]

April 7th, 2017 - 1:14 pm § in Misc.

United Launch Alliance cuts Atlas rocket price amid competition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. United Launch Alliance has dropped the price of its workhorse Atlas 5 rocket flights by about one-third in response to mounting competition from rival SpaceX and others, the company’s chief executive said on Tuesday.[...]

March 7th, 2017 - 1:46 am § in America, UW

Remember Trump Celebrating Boeing’s Launch Of Its New Dreamliner in South Carolina?

Now Boeing is cutting 1,800 Seattle-area factory, engineering jobs | HeraldNet.com Some say this is outsoucing[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 12:24 am § in The Ave Scene

REMEMBER WHEN NEW BOEING PLANES FIRST FLEW OVER SEATTLE?

Last week, on February 17, before Candidate Trump (2020 election)  held his first rally, President Trump went to celebrate the roll out of Boeing’s 787-10 of the 787 Dreamliner family.  For the first time in Boeing Company history, a new Boeing commercial  airliner was rolled at in North Char[...]

December 11th, 2016 - 11:38 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: Don’t Tell Trump About Boeing’s Christmas Present

Boeing Selling Seattle Made Planes to Iran! TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s flag carrier finalized a major deal with U.S. plane maker Boeing Co. to buy $16.6 billion worth of passenger planes Sunday in one of the most tangible benefits yet for the Islamic Republic from last year’s landmark nuclear [...]

December 9th, 2016 - 1:09 pm § in Donald Trump, The Ave Scene

Breaking News: After Boeing, Ford and Google … secretary of state? Alan Mulally talks with Trump

Fox News quoted unnamed sources as saying that Trump was expected to discuss the secretary of state scenario with Former Boeing and Ford executive Alan Mullaly during a meeting at Trump Tower in New York. The bizarre thing here is that Mullaly would seem a much better fit for Defense, a management[...]

November 28th, 2016 - 2:29 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING: WTO rules against Boeing’s state tax breaks

“A World Trade Organization panel on Monday ruled that Washington state offered billions in illegal tax breaks to plane maker Boeing, and that the U.S. government must take action to end the plans within months.” Read story here.[...]

October 15th, 2016 - 9:44 am § in The Ave Scene

BREAKING NEWS: BOEING MOVES 737 ASSEMBLY TO CHINA

SEATTLE, United States, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) — A group of Chinese companies signed here Tuesday a deal with U.S. plane maker Boeing to buy 300 Boeing aircraft. The deal, signed by China Aviation Supplies Holding Company, ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., and China Development Bank Leasing with Bo[...]

September 14th, 2016 - 6:41 pm § in The Ave Scene

First They Moved Management to Chicago and Then Manufacturing to South Carolina, Now Boeing is Outsourcing Engineering to Sweden!

Boeing Needed International Help to Build New Training Jet BY MARCUS WEISGERBER  DEFENSE ONE A decade of layoffs forced the US giant to seek engineering and manufacturing talent from partner Saab. It seemed so all-American: a U.S. aviation giant unveiling its newest military jet to flashing lights[...]