Boeing says the Nov. 13 decision by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) to reject a long-term contract extension deal gives it “no choice” but to look at alternate sites away from the Seattle area to assemble the 777X and its composite wing. The “no” vote is a setback for the company, which expects to officially launch the 777X at the Dubai air show early next week. Boeing had hoped to cement a deal in advance of the program go-ahead, and the ...

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