Aerospace & Defense

A320neo

Airbus Seals Order for 80 Jets from Saudi Carrier flynas

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier flynas said on Monday that it will buy 80 Airbus A320neo passenger jets at a list price cost of around $8.6 billion. The order includes an ...
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SpaceXDragon

China’s Landspace Technology May Be SpaceX Competition

SpaceX two-stage Falcon rocket launched 10 satellites and then its first stage section returned to earth. At this point, it would appear the company has no worth competitors. This may ...
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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Does SpiceJet’s $23 Billion Order for 205 Boeing Jets Change Anything?

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) Friday morning announcement of a significant order from India's SpiceJet was expected; the size of the order was not. Maybe it's all about how Boeing counts ...
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Boeing 747 Designs

How Much Does a Boeing 747 Cost: 2017 May See Last Flight on US Carriers

In September of last year, the chief engineer on Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) 747 jumbo jet program, Joe Sutter, passed away at the age of 95. Now, the last two ...
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Airbus A380-800

Boeing Gets Some Good News From India; Airbus Not So Much From Emirates

Last month Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) booked an order for 100 of its 737 MAX jets from an unidentified customer. According to reports, those planes are destined for India's low-cost ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Boeing Approves Size of Stretched 737-10

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) first announced its new, fuel-efficient 737 MAX family in 2011. At the introduction the plane was available in three versions: the 737-7 (MAX 7), 737-8 (MAX ...
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A320neo

Airbus Reports Record Shipments in 2016, Modest Price Increases for 2017

European aircraft maker Airbus reported Wednesday morning that the company delivered a record 688 commercial jets in 2016 and took orders for 731 new planes during the year. The order ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

2016 Boeing Commercial Orders Fall Far Short of Deliveries

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported Thursday morning that it delivered a total of 748 commercial jets in 2016, slightly above its delivery target of 740 to 745 commercial planes. Boeing ...
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Boeing 787-10

How Boeing Can Overcome Its Bull/Bear Case in 2017

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) spent much of 2016 in the dog house, but a 19% rally in the fourth quarter enabled the stock to generate a total return of 11.3% ...
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E-8C Joint STARS

Air Force Seeking Bids to Replace JSTARS Surveillance Planes

The last week of 2016 was a busy one for the U.S. Air Force and some of its largest civilian contractors. The Air Force on Friday released its final request ...
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787 family

Here’s the List Price of All Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes

Just over a week ago, we noted that an Iranian government official said that Iran Air's order for 80 new commercial jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) would not cost ...
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Boeing T-X peek

Competition for Air Force Training Jet Now Begins in Earnest

The U.S. Air Force released its final request for proposal (RFP) on Friday for a fleet of some 350 new training jets, called the T-X for now, to replace the ...
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jet engine

Delta Cancels 787 Order, Airbus Cuts A380 Production

All in all, Wednesday is not shaping up as a good day for the world's two largest aircraft makers. Late Tuesday, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) said in a ...
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Airbus A380-800

Airbus, Emirates Agree to A380 Delivery Delay

In an emailed statement Tuesday European aerospace giant Airbus Group SE said that it had reached an agreement with Emirates airline to delay delivery of 12 of the company's double-decked ...
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Iranian flag

Iran to Get 50% Discount on $17 Billion Boeing Order

By now most people know that when The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) or Airbus or any other commercial plane manufacturer announces a firm contract, the total value of the contract ...
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