The European case asserts that a package of tax breaks offered by Washington state to induce Boeing to build its planned 777X jet there would violate WTO rules and give the U.S. plane-maker an unfair advantage over its European archrival, Airbus.
Boeing boss Jim McNerney's turbulent tenure
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Dominic Gates has been the Seattle Times aerospace reporter since 2003. His stories can be found in our archive.
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