Aerospace & Defense

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Boeing Earnings Look Good, but Don’t Be Fooled

The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.76 on revenues of $20.47 billion. ...
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What to Watch for in Boeing Earnings

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reports first-quarter earnings Wednesday morning, investors will get to see whether the gloomy guidance the company gave when it reported fourth-quarter results did indeed come ...
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America’s Best and Worst Airlines

As an industry, airlines received the fourth-worst score in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) rankings of customer satisfaction. Only pay TV, social media companies and Internet service providers rank ...
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Spirit Disputes Worst Airline Rating

A recent study of the U.S. airlines industry reviewed and analyzed customer complaints against the major U.S. carriers for the five-year period from 2009 to 2013. The study concluded that ...
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Japanese Supplier for Boeing 777X to Build New Plant: Report

The company best known in the United States for its Subaru cars is preparing to build a new $98 million factory to fabricate a major part for the new 777X ...
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Five Top Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Buy Now

Like many of the top stocks in the various S&P 500 sectors, the quality aerospace and defense names have taken some shots in the recent sell-off. In a new research ...
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Spirit Airlines Receives Lowest Scores Among Consumers

Which is the worst of the American airlines based on consumer complaints? A new reports says Spirit Airlines Inc. (NASDAQ: SAVE). The U.S. PIRG Education Fund released its “The Unfriendly Skies: Five Years ...
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Why a Boeing 777 Costs $320 Million

When an Australian ship first identified signals from deep in the Indian Ocean as being "consistent with" the sort of signals generated by an airplane's flight data recorder -- the ...
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Boeing to Sell Parts to Iran; Are Airplanes Next?

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday issued a license to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) allowing the company to sell airplane parts to Iran. The license is related to the deal ...
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Boeing, Airbus Battle for Delta Order

When there are only two companies that make a very expensive product, any time there's a chance to take a big order, well, it is a very big deal. Delta ...
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Boeing Battles Airbus for Korean Tanker Contract

The government of South Korea has announced that it will seek bids for four military refueling tankers in June, and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said on Wednesday that it intends ...
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Boeing Losing Its Grip on Japan

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's largest airline, has ordered 40 new planes worth $13.3 billion from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). At the same time, ANA ordered 30 aircraft from Boeing rival ...
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A New GE Jet-Engine Plant Coming Soon to Indiana

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) has announced plans to break ground on a $100 million jet-engine plant in Lafayette, Ind., later this year. The plant will assemble the LEAP engine, ...
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FAA Orders Boeing to Make Software Fix on 747s

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday issued an airworthiness directive to The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) requiring the company install new software that could prevent a crash on ...
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Boeing Over Budget on Air Force Tanker: Reuters

The KC-46A aerial tanker contract that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) won in 2011 just suffered another budget increase. The program's development costs have risen by nearly $1.1 billion, according to ...
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