Boeing slammed for moving jobs to Southern California, WA state for naivete

Boeing took two hits over the weekend from Seattle Times columnists for the announcement that 1,000 engineering jobs will move from the Puget Sound area to Southern California. Columnist Danny Westneat interviewed a “lonely, ignored voice” who predicted… Read More

Washington State wants Airbus business but this is a big oops

The Washington Aerospace Partnership is a state agency to promote aerospace in Washington. We’ve written about WAP before, criticizing its membership as totally devoid of any industry representative–it’s all economic development commissions, chambers of commerce and bureaucrats. We… Read More

Key leaders hit back at Boeing “exodus” assertions; CSeries competition for the Big Two; A380 uses; Boeing hikes prices

Boeing’s WA ‘exodus’: Three key leaders in Washington State responded to the drumbeat from State. Sen. Mike Hewitt (R-Walla Walla) that Boeing is in an “exodus” from Washington. Read the article here. We agree that the use of… Read More

Boeing’s “exodus” from Washington State a tad overblown–so far

Boeing has been eliminating thousands of jobs–union jobs–in Washington State and moving them to other states–non-union states. Boeing won’t say where it will assemble the 777X. Nor will it say where it will assemble the 787-10. So, predictably,… Read More