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Tumwater aviation firm on record flight

Tumwater aviation firm on record flight

Small airplanes may some day be powered by diesel engines burning biofuel, and a Tumwater company is on the cutting edge of the research effort.

July 2016

Happy 100th Birthday, Boeing Co.

Customers, significant shareholders, employees and invited guests will be gathered at the Museum of Flight on Boeing Field's campus this evening to mark the centennial of Boeing, an aviation giant.

July 2016

Global aviation show opens today

Boeing suppliers and state aerospace industry advocates have joined to represent Washington state at 2016 Farnborough International Airshow, which opened today in England.

July 2016

Auburn company a Boeing Suppliers of Year

Orion Industries has been honored by Boeing as one of its 2015 Suppliers of the Year.

April 2016
Alaska Air nabs Virgin America for $2.6B

Alaska Air nabs Virgin America for $2.6B

This morning, Alaska Airlines officially announced its $2.6 billion deal — or $57 per share — to acquire San Francisco-based Virgin America, bolstering its West Coast presence.

April 2016
AIM Aerospace acquired by private equity investors

AIM Aerospace acquired by private equity investors

AIM Aerospace, a major supplier of Boeing which has a major presence in the South Sound, is getting acquired by private equity investors Liberty Hall Capital.

February 2016

Boeing, SPEEA reach tentative deal

The proposed contract would make extra provisions to address the possibility of employees getting laid off due to work moving out of state.

January 2016

Mid-East to buy 3,180 airliners over 20 years

The Boeing Company today forecast that there will be more than three thousand new airliners sold to operators in the Middle East by 2036, and it is anticipating competing for the $730 billion in sales.

November 2015

Today’s Puget Sound-China activity

Visit to Puget Sound region by China's President Xi Jinping brings big orders to Boeing, talks on high-tech topics and traffic tie-ups.

September 2015

Boeing AF tanker to bring jets to McChord

Flight testing of the new aerial refueling tanker under construction by Boeing at its Everett plant will bring some temporary fighter jet assignments at JBM's McChord Field starting this month.

September 2015
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