Aerospace & Defense

Boeing 777-9X

Why a Boeing 777-9X Costs $400 Million

After Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) released its 2015 price list last July, the most expensive commercial jet the company on that list was the 777-9X, which carries a list price ...
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Airbus A380-800

Airbus Reaffirms Delivery Targets, Changes Accounting for A380

At its annual media briefing Monday in Hamburg, Airbus stuck with its 2016 delivery estimates for its A320neo and A350 aircraft, even though first-quarter deliveries put the company in a ...
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ANA 787

Boeing Shares Down 10% This Year

For the first quarter of 2016, the worst performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Index was Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), down 12.2%. In the first two months of the ...
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KC-46A F/A-18

Boeing, Air Force Push Out Tanker Schedule

In a joint press release Friday afternoon, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Air Force are moving the formal production decision on the new KC-46A tanker program from ...
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Moody’s Examines Boeing, Airbus and Commercial Aerospace Sector

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had a 20-year head start on the single-aisle, narrow-body commercial jet business with the 1968 introduction of the 737 family. Nearly 50 years later, the 737 ...
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F-35B

Lockheed F-35 Production Delayed Until at Least 2018

One of the year's worst-kept secrets received a little sunshine on Tuesday when Pentagon officials acknowledged that the Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) F-35 joint strike fighter will not be ...
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Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing’s $11.3 Billion Order Ends Airbus Lock on Vietjet Fleet

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Monday morning that it has finalized an order for 100 of its 737 MAX 200 aircraft with Vietnamese carrier Vietjet. The deal is valued at ...
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The Pentagon

Is It Time to Sell Defense Stocks?

The U.S. Congress is currently debating the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and it's really anyone's guess what the outcome will be. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its ...
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ANA 787

How Much Does a Boeing 787 Really Cost?

The real question related to buying a new passenger jet is not how much the plane costs, but how big a discount can the buyer expect. The answer, as always, ...
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United Jet

A New Dilemma for Boeing: Slow 787 Sales

Sales of new airplanes have been slow this year for both Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and rival Airbus. At last count Boeing had accumulated net new orders for 156 planes ...
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Southwest Airlines

Southwest, Pilots Union at Odds Over Boeing 737 MAX

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and its pilots' union have been negotiating a new contract since the old one expired in 2012. One of the stickier issues is the airline's ...
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skyrocket

The Case for Aerojet Rocketdyne to Rise 50%

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) is far from your usual aerospace and defense technology company. Now that earnings are behind the company, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to revisit this ...
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ANA 787

Why Caution Remains After Boeing Hosted Investor Day

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) hosted its annual investors day on Wednesday and analysts mostly responded favorably to what executives had to say. The company sees production rates, better pricing and costs ...
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United Jet

Boeing Investor Day Focuses on Growth

Since 2004, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has tripled its annual adjusted earnings per share, nearly doubled its revenues and reduced its number of shares outstanding by more than 14%. Operating ...
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commercial airline

JD Power: United Airlines Last in Customer Satisfaction

Product and services research firm J.D. Power published its customer satisfaction rankings of North American airlines Wednesday morning, and the names at the top and bottom of the list haven't ...
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