Cleaner Skies: Boeing Designs Self-Sterilizing Jet BathroomsBoeing's new bathroom design uses ultraviolet light to clean the bathroom between uses. The Chicago-based company says the system will take three seconds to clean the toilet seat, sink and countertop in an unoccupied lavatory.
Feds Arrest 5 For Hacking Scheme Tied To Boeing, CaterpillarTwo Illinois companies were targeted by a brazen insider trading ring. Federal authorities broke up a ring that used hackers to steal corporate press announcement from Chicago-based Boeing, Peoria-based Caterpillar, and several other companies, and then profit from that information before it became public.
The 10 Biggest Revenue-Generating Companies In IllinoisArcher Daniels Midland Co. is the biggest revenue generator among all Illinois-based companies, according to state-by-state breakdown.
Anti-War Activists To March 160 Miles To Protest Drone ProliferationProtesters planned to begin their march at Boeing headquarters, as the company manufactures some of the combat drones used by the U.S. military. They'll march to a National Guard base in Battle Creek, Michigan, where a drone control center is under construction.
Boeing's 747 Is An Icon, But Future Is In DoubtFor decades, the Boeing 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the globe could be nearing the end of the line.
30 Hurt In Asiana Airlines Crash Seek Records From Boeing The petitioners -- including one U.S. national and 29 residents of China, four of whom are minors -- filed the petition Monday in Cook County Circuit Court.
Battery Problems Over For Boeing?Just days after Boeing’s Dreamliner jets returned to the skies, a broadcast report from Tokyo indicates there was a sensor problem with one of the replacement batteries in a 787 in the Japan Airlines fleet.
United Restarts 787 Dreamliner FlightsThe planes, made by Chicago-based Boeing, are returning after being grounded for four months by the federal government because of smoldering batteries on 787s owned by other airlines.
First Boeing 787 Makes Flight Since Grounding Over Battery ProblemsA Boeing 787 operated by Ethiopian Airlines flew from Ethiopia to Kenya's capital Saturday, the first commercial flight since air safety authorities grounded the Dreamliners after incidents with smoldering batteries on two different planes in January.
FAA Gives OK To Resume Boeing 787 Dreamliner FlightsBoeing's beleaguered 787 could be flying again within a week after federal officials approved a fix for its batteries, even though the root cause of a fire on one plane and smoke on another still isn't known.
Anti-Drone Activists Protest Outside Boeing HQAnti-war activists targeted Boeing’s Chicago headquarters today protesting the company’s role in drone warfare, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
FAA Approves Boeing Plan To Fix 787's BatteriesA Boeing plan to redesign the 787 Dreamliner's fire-plagued lithium-ion batteries won approval Tuesday from the Federal Aviation Administration, moving the cutting-edge planes a step closer to flying passengers again.