Boeing Urges Individual Strike Fund for 2024 Negotiations Boeing’s touch-labor union, the International Association of Machinists District 751 (IAM 751), introduced a campaign for individual strike funds last week, in preparation for the 2024 contract negotiations. Boeing employees are encouraged to begin payroll deductions of $50... Read More.
According to Defense News, the decision was made after a recent occurrence where the cargo locks on the bottom floor of the tanker became unlocked during flight. This raised significant concerns that the cargo could become unsecured mid-flight and hurt or kill airmen or... Read More.
The KC-46 Pegasus deliveries to the Air Force had temporarily been suspended after “trash and industrial tools” were found inside the crafts, beginning February 20th. The planes originated from the Everett assembly plant, which has been inspected by the assistant secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics,... Read More.
Directly from WSDOT Communications Consultant, here is a PSA regarding the new SR9/SR204 interchange. The public is being invited to provide input on March 20th, at Hillcrest Elementary. Details for time and address are detailed within the PSA. Please see below for the full press... Read More.
It’s Official: Paine Field Passenger Service is Operational The first commercial flights to come and go from Paine Field officially began at 10:00 am, March 4, 2019. Air travel in Snohomish County will never be the same. Alaska Air began services with... Read More.
During Mayor Franklin’s State of Everett address, Franklin touched on the milestone Boeing was approaching with the 50th Anniversary of the 747, which arrives this Saturday, February 9th. Below is the press release from the City of Everett regarding the anniversary. If you’re interested in more... Read More.
From the City of Everett: July has been proclaimed Aerospace Appreciation Month. Here is their full press release: For more than 50 years, the Boeing Company has been an integral part of Everett’s identity and a vital economic driver in our region. Boeing employees and their... Read More.
Jet City Roots: Everett’s Shared History with Air Force One Continues The first time a sitting US President traveled overseas by air was 1943, which also happens to be the year Boeing made its first foray into downtown Everett, opening up in a defunct auto garage... Read More.
The Economic Forecast event of Snohomish County presented by Banner Bank took place Wednesday morning at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Elected officials, media, non-profit organizations, business leaders, and those who work and live within Snohomish County were in attendance to learn about the economic changes taking... Read More.
Well, there you have it, Everett. Everett--our Jet City--has been named the number one destination for a "staycation" this year according to Expedia. You can read the Expedia article here. Seattle has always been a no-brainer when it comes to great destinations. It's gorgeous city-scape set... Read More.
JFK’s New Frontier may have been flight, and it’s thrilling to know we’re underway with the process of toeing the soil on Mars, but Boeing, known worldwide as a massive aerospace hitter, plays a role in something you might not yet have considered: ocean exploration.... Read More.