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Delta Shuts Out Boeing, Adds 37 Airbus Jets to Fleet

For the second time in two days, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has watched from the sidelines as competitors walked away with large orders for single-aisle, narrow-body passenger planes. The buyer, ...
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What Analysts Liked About Boeing Q1 Earnings

After Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported earnings Wednesday morning, the stock opened nearly flat with Tuesday's close, but finished the day up 2.4% and was the leading gainer among the ...
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Boeing, Airbus Lose Big Delta Order to Bombardier

Canada's Bombardier has won a firm order from Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) for 75 of its new CS100 aircraft and an option on 50 more in a deal ...
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Airbus Q1 Earnings Down by Half

The first quarter of 2016 was not kind to Airbus. New orders were dismal, the backlog declined, revenues were stagnant and net income fell by half from a year ago. Earnings ...
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Do Boeing Earnings Signal More Weakness?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.74 on revenues of $22.63 billion. In ...
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What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports earnings before markets open on Wednesday, analysts will be looking for earnings per share of $1.83 and revenues of $21.44 billion. In the first ...
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Lockheed Martin Reports Mixed Q1 Earnings

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) released its first-quarter earnings report before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company said it had $2.58 in earnings per share (EPS) on $11.7 billion ...
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Could Boeing’s Move Into Spare Parts Business Backfire?

As new orders for commercial jets have slowed down in the past year and look to be slower still this year, the two largest manufacturers of passenger jets have been ...
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Boeing Ordered to Repair or Replace 787 Engines

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday adopted a new airworthiness directive for 787-8 and 787-9 Dreamliners, ordering Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) to revise the planes' flight manual and, more ...
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Saudi Arabia Spends $87.2 Billion on Its War Machine

As the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States frays over a possible congressional vote about the Middle East nation's role in 9/11 and whether the Saudis will sell U.S. ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is So Worried About 787 Dreamliner Forecasts

On Wednesday morning, analysts at Merrill Lynch raised some significant questions about Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) cash flow generation. Noting that the company has assumed that the 787 program will ...
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Lawmakers Want to Stop Sole-Source Lockheed Martin Contract

The U.S. Air Force wants to replace its aging UH-1N helicopters on a sole-source contract with the Sikorsky division of Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT). Congress told the Air Force ...
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Airbus Orders Expected to Be 35% Lower in 2016

When Airbus reported 2015 results in February, the company said it planned to deliver more than 650 new commercial jets this year and to take more than that many net ...
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Humvee Replacement Faces 6-Month Delay

U.S. defense department officials are saying that the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program to replace the venerable Humvee is expected to be six months late. That means that the ...
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Boeing Adds 8 737s to Order Book

In its most recent report on new orders, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported that as of April 12 the company has received net new orders totaling 130 jets in 2016. ...
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