10 More Passengers Sue After Engine Fire On O’Hare TarmacTen passengers have filed lawsuits against Boeing, General Electric Aviation and American Airlines after the airplane they were on caught fire last October on the tarmac of O’Hare International Airport when part of an engine failed.
The Museum Of Science And Industry Opens New Exhibit Celebrating FlightThe Museum of Science and Industry opened Tuesday a new temporary exhibit, presented by Boeing in celebration of its 100th anniversary.
Boeing Signs Historic Sales Agreement With Iran AirBoeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air "expressing the airline's intent" to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran.
Boeing Rejects Peace Activists' Push To Detail Weapons Sales To IsraelBoeing shareholders overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to disclose more information about the company’s weapons sales to Israel on Monday, but anti-war activists behind the idea pledged to keep up the fight.
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.