Analyst: Competitors little threat to Boeing, Airbus

LYNNWOOD — The obstacles facing newcomers in the aerospace industry are so great that new competitors have little chance of seriously challenging the Boeing Co. and Airbus in the next decade, a noted industry analyst said. Teal Group Vice President Richard Aboulafia said he expects China’s Comac will deliver only eight of its new C919 … Continue reading

IAM: Washington tax breaks not ‘trade-distorting’

Airbus or any other aerospace manufacturer would get the same Washington state aerospace tax breaks that Boeing got when it agreed to build the 787 here in 2003. Because of that, it seems unlikely that they are a factor in the World Trade Organization’s new ruling in the trade dispute between the United States and … Continue reading

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