The Boeing 777X began low speed wind tunnel tests in december – a major milestone in airplane development. Photo courtesy of Boeing.

Boeing Union Vote Keeps 777X Production in Seattle

A 51-49 percent vote is a house divided, but Boeing workers did what it takes to keep production of the new 777X jetliner in the Puget Sound area by approving a new eight-year contract extension that included significant givebacks to keep the company from taking its production work elsewhere.