Aerospace & Defense

Boeing 787-10 ANA

Boeing Takes New Order for $1.4 Billion; Airbus Nabs $828 Million

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Friday morning that Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has ordered three of the company’s 787-10 Dreamliners and five of its current version of the 737-800 ...
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Boeing 747-200B Air Force One

Boeing to Build the Next Air Force One

In a sole source contract that still does not have a price tag associated with it, the U.S. Air Force announced on Wednesday that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will get ...
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United Boeing 787-9

Why Boeing Is Dodging the DJIA Earnings and Guidance Trap

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. For the quarter, the aerospace company posted core (adjusted) diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.31 ...
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Boeing 787 museum copy

What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will report fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Wednesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus estimates for $2.11 in quarterly earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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SpaceX Settles Charges Against the US Air Force

In a well-publicized spat last April, Space Exploration Technologies, aka SpaceX, founder and CEO Elon Musk claimed he was suing the U.S. Air Force for awarding an exclusive contract for ...
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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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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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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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