Aerospace & Defense

Is Airbus Management Shakeup Good News for Boeing?

We're about to find out if turnover at the top levels of one of the world's largest industrial firms is a good thing or something else. Airbus CEO Tom Enders ...
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Delta Snubs Boeing, Orders 100 Airbus Jets

Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) made official Thursday morning that it will purchase 100 single-aisle A321neo passenger jets from Airbus and take an option on an additional 100. At ...
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Canada Retaliates Against Boeing Over Trade Case — UPDATED

The government of Canada is opening the bidding on a contract for 88 military fighter jets to replace its aging fleet of CF-18s, and one likely bidder already faces a ...
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For Boeing Investors, the Music Never Stops

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) cash register is singing and ringing out one of the best years in the company's history, at least as far as an annual share price increase ...
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Global Arms Sales Reach $375 Billion, First Rise Since 2010

Global arms sales reached $374.8 billion in 2016, the first increase since 2010, according to the latest annual report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). It covers sales ...
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US Could Face Trouble in Fight With Russia and China According to New Analysis

The United States spends more on its defense budget than any nation in the world — by far. But new work from think tank Rand shows that under some circumstances, ...
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Boeing Holds on as Top 2017 DJIA Stock

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price added nearly 5.4% last week to keep the aerospace giant's grip on its position as the best performing stock among the 30 that make ...
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Boeing Flies First KC-46A Tanker Destined for Delivery to US Air Force

On Tuesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) flew the first of the new KC-46A tankers that will be among 18 scheduled for delivery to the U.S. Air Force in 2018. The ...
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Analyst Loves 5 Defense and Aerospace Giants as Tax Reform Plan Winners

It’s a political hot potato, and the lines are clearly being drawn, but the bottom line is it looks as though the numbers are there for the Republicans to push ...
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Airbus Joins Boeing in Electric Aircraft Development

Commercial jet maker Airbus announced Tuesday morning that it has formed a partnership with Siemens and Rolls-Royce to develop a hybrid-electric demonstrator aircraft to fly by 2020. The demonstrator will ...
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Boeing Readies First Test Flights of GE’s Largest Ever Jet Engine

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) 777X is not scheduled to enter service until 2020, but that's a lot closer than it may sound. The company has mounted the first General ...
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Boeing Retains Perch as Best DJIA Stock This Year

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 0.8% last week and easily held onto its position as the best performing stock among the 30 stocks that make up the ...
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Boeing Firms Order for 75 New 737s

After a good week at the Dubai Air Show, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Sunday that it had finalized an order from aircraft lessor Avolon for 55 of the ...
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Boeing Remains Best Dow Stock on Boost From Dubai Orders

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 0.5% last week, making up for an equal-sized loss the week before. The stock easily held on to its position as the ...
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The End Is Near for the Airbus A380

The most eagerly awaited news from this week's Dubai Air Show was an announcement from Airbus and UAE airline Emirates that the two had agreed on an order for some ...
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