Aerospace & Defense

American Airlines 787-8

First American Airlines 787 Dreamliner Delivered

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has accepted delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), and the plane is being flown to Dallas/Fort Worth on Friday ...
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Boeing 777-9X

United Readies Order for 10 Boeing 777s

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) appears to have found a new customer for its current twin-engine, wide-body 777. United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is reportedly preparing to place an order ...
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Qatar A350-XWB

Boeing Counters Airbus A350 Maiden Flight News With 787 Order Announcement

Airbus delivered its first twin-engine, wide-body A350 to launch customer Qatar Airways on December 22. On Thursday that airplane left Doha on a flight to Frankfurt, Germany, for its first ...
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Airbus A321neoLR

Airbus to Steal Sales From Boeing?

At its investor meeting Tuesday, Airbus did more than just provide facts and figures on 2014 deliveries and orders. The company also officially introduced a new version of its A321neo ...
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Airbus A320neo

Who Wins the Two-Horse Race: Boeing or Airbus?

Last week Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it delivered 723 passenger planes to customers in 2014, the highest total ever by any aircraft maker. Tuesday morning arch-rival Airbus announced ...
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GALLANT EAGLE '88

3 Top Defense Stocks That May Benefit From New Congress

Defense is one of the few Wall Street sectors that often gets more direction from politicians in Washington, D.C., than stock analysts. For years, many have howled over the size ...
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airplane

2 US Airlines Among World’s Safest

Given the number of lives lost in 2014 due to airplane crashes, it may seem a bit cynical to review a report on airline safety. However, an airline safety rating ...
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Boeing P-8A Poseidon

Boeing Meets 2014 Delivery Goal for 8 New U.S. Navy Spy Planes

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Friday morning that it had delivered its eighth P-8A Poseidon spy plane to the U.S. Navy, meeting its contract requirement for 2014. This is the ...
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Ryanair Boeing 737

The Bullish and Bearish Case for Boeing in 2015

The bull market is entering its sixth year, and 2014 brought a gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) of 7.5% and the S&P 500 Index rose by 11.4%. ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Did Boeing Miss the Boat on 2014 Airplane Deliveries?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported Tuesday morning that the company had delivered 723 commercial jets in 2014, at the high end of its forecast for 715 to 725 deliveries. The ...
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Boeing 787_10

Boeing Said to Deliver More 787s Than Forecast

At the end of November, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported that it had delivered 96 of its 787 Dreamliners to customers in 2014. When the company reports order and delivery ...
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Boeing FA18 Super Hornet

Boeing, Airbus Cooperate on Bid for Korean Fighter

In what may seem to be an odd twist, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and arch-rival Airbus have teamed up with local partner Korean Airlines to bid on development of a ...
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Boeing 767-2c tanker

First Test Flight for Boeing’s New Tanker

Without fanfare, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Sunday flew the first of its four prototype KC-46A tankers from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., to Boeing Field in Seattle. The flight ...
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A320_AirAsia

Airbus A320 Disappears on Flight to Singapore

An Airbus Group NV A320-200 carrying 162 passengers and crew on flight QZ8501 from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore lost contact with air traffic controllers early Sunday morning. The plane was ...
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Airbus A380 Emirates

Another Threat to the Airbus A380?

The battle for supremacy between the world’s two jumbo jets may be turning into a war of attrition. Neither Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) venerable 747 nor the Airbus A380 received ...
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