Aerospace & Defense

Boeing 777-9X

777-9X Leads Boeing Price List at $400 Million

Last July when Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) released its price list for the next 12 months, prices increased across the board by 2.9%, and the most expensive commercial jet on ...
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Boeing 777-300er

If Boeing Delivers 737 MAX Early, Can It Repeat With the 777X?

Ever since Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced in 2003 that it was building a new plane (the 787), the company's performance seemed to be based on a model of overpromising ...
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Boeing 777-300er

Why the 2016 Bullish Case for Boeing Has Nosedived

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) saw shares fall 8.9% to close at $116.58 after posting earnings last Wednesday. The stock hit a new 52-week low of $115.02 earlier in the day ...
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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Why a Boeing 737 MAX 8 Costs $110 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Friday completed the first test flight of its new 737 MAX 8 passenger jet. The MAX 8 carries a list price of $110 million per ...
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Boeing 777-300er

Boeing Finally Admits to 777 Production Cut

Following Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) disappointing 2016 forecast, the company finally announced a production rate cut to the current version of the 777 from 8.33 per month (100 per year) ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Could Boeing Have Communicated More to Investors About Earnings?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.60 on ...
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The Numbers That Matter for Boeing Earnings

Dow Jones Industrial Average component Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports fourth-quarter and full-year results before markets open on Wednesday. Until last week the prospects were pretty solid. Then Boeing announced ...
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Lockheed Martin to Split Off Government IT Division

When Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) reported fourth-quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday morning, the defense giant also announced that it plans to hive off its Information Systems & Global Solutions (IT) ...
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F-35B

Lockheed Martin Investors Not Impressed With Earnings Beat

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) released its fourth-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company had $3.01 in earnings per share (EPS) on $12.9 billion in revenue. ...
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Boeing KC-46A refuel

New Boeing Tanker Makes First Refueling Flight

On Sunday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) successfully transferred 1,600 pounds of fuel from its new KC-46A tanker to an F-16 fighter jet during a flight over eastern Washington state. This ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Boeing Forecasts Strong Aircraft Demand, Financing Options for 2016

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Friday morning released its 2016 aircraft finance market outlook. The headline number is $127 billion, the forecast amount for new commercial deliveries in 2016, up ...
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Cargolux 747-8F

How Much Does a 747-8 Cost?

The first 747-100 from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) was put into service in 1970, and those first planes sold at a list price of $24 million. Adjusting for inflation, that ...
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Boeing Snags United Order With Low-Priced 737s

The development costs on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 737-700 aircraft were paid off long ago. That gives Boeing a lot of wriggle-room on selling the plane, and it is very ...
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British Airways A380

British Airways May Lease More Airbus, Boeing Jets

At a conference in Dublin, the CEO of International Airlines Group, better known as IAG, said that the company is looking to lease six used Airbus A380 superjumbo jets to ...
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A320neo

With Iran Sanctions Gone, Airbus Expects Huge Order

Now that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran has completed the "preparatory steps" that lead to the lifting of economic sanctions against the country, there are ...
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