Tag: Seattle

Xiamen Airlines Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Xiamen Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Seattle, expanding the fleet to 200 aircraft, and, by doing so, formally entering the pantheon of the world’s largest airlines. The 737 MAX is the best-selling civil aircraft in the history of Boeing, featuring excellent performance, flexibility and efficiency. The 737 MAX can […]

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 Engine Catches Fire on Roll Out

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 was performing positioning flight from Everett to Seattle when during roll out streaks of flame became visible from the left hand engine. Tower immediately dispatched emergency services, couple of seconds later the crew called tower, tower instantly reported emergency services are already on their way and advised there was fire visible […]

Delta Airbus A330 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Tokyo

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Airlines Airbus A330 was performing flight from Hong Kong to Seattle, when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (PW4168A) down. The aircraft diverted to Tokyo’s Narita Airport for a safe landing on runway 34L about 25 minutes later. Japan’s Ministry of Transport reported the crew received an overtemperature indication for the […]

Boeing Reduces Workforce By At Least 1800 Jobs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing Co. is eliminating its Seattle-area workforce by at least 1,800 jobs this year. The company approved voluntary layoffs for 1,500 mechanics. Another 305 engineers and technical workers are leaving voluntarily. Boeing informed employees in December that it would seek buyouts as part of an effort to cut costs and match employment to market requirements. […]

One of China’s Largest Airlines Has Its Radar Set on the US Market

Reading Time: 3 minutes The number of Chinese visitors to the US is expected to reach 6.5 million by 2020, from 2.4 million last year. When Chinese president Xi Jinping visited the US last September, his first stop was a Boeing factory north of Seattle, where he toured a 787-8 Dreamliner being delivered to Xiamen Airlines. A subsidiary of […]

New Flight Opened Between China’s Two Major Economic Zones And Seattle

Reading Time: < 1 minute An inaugural ceremony was held at the Seattle International Airport on Monday to welcome the opening of a new flight route connecting two of China’s major special economic zones and an economic heavyweight on the U.S. West Coast. China Xiamen Airlines’ Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle service marks the first long haul route originating in Xiamen with an end […]