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Boeing Collaborates With BlackBerry on Self-Destructing Phone

On Friday, in a conference call to discuss his company’s quarterly results, John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY), said that BlackBerry is working with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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Air France Delays Delivery of Boeing 777 Jets

Many analysts and observers of the aircraft market have suggested that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) may face a financial issue in the transition from its current version of the 777 ...
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Is United Technologies Giving Up on Building New Jet Engines?

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) held its analyst meeting on Thursday, and while the company’s new chief executive had plenty to say, the two-day investor meeting going on in Paris ...
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Do Airbus Missteps Offer Relief for Boeing?

Airbus ended its two-day investor meeting on Thursday, and probably not a moment too soon. If one measure of success at this sort of event is a lift in the ...
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Why Boeing Shares Were Hurt by Airbus Meeting Commentary

Shares in Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) dropped nearly 4% on Wednesday even though there was little in the way of news to account for the tumble. Unfortunately for Boeing, the ...
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Boeing Cuts 747 Production Again

In April of 2013, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) cut production of its 747-8 jumbo jet from two planes a month to 1.75 planes per month. Later that year, the company ...
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Boeing Issues Strong Forecast for New Aircraft Financing

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Tuesday morning released its 2015 aircraft finance market outlook. The headline number is $124 billion and the forecast amount for new commercial deliveries in 2015, ...
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Will Congressional Meddling Kill Boeing’s New Air Force Tanker?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) finally won the U.S. Air Force contract to replace the KC-10 and KC-135 refueling tankers in 2011 after nearly a decade of wrangling with both the ...
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What Could Make Boeing the Best DJIA Stock of 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, a question arises about which of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks will be the one to lead the pack in the ...
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Moody’s Outlook for Airbus, Boeing

Saying that a robust commercial market will continue to mitigate the effects of a “persistently tough” defense environment, analysts at Moody’s Investors Service project that large commercial airplane deliveries will ...
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Alliant Tech and Orbital Sciences Heading in the Right Direction

Alliant Technology Inc. (NYSE: ATK) issued a release announcing that the U.S. Department of Justice has unconditionally cleared its proposed merger with Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE: ORB). Prior to this, ...
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Boeing Tops Airbus in 2014 Orders, Sales Through November

For the first 11 months of 2014, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has delivered 647 airplanes to commercial customers. European rival Airbus has delivered 544 in the same period. When it ...
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Is Boeing Falling Behind on 787 Dreamliner Deliveries?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will release its November delivery totals on Thursday, and one analyst firm expects the company to announce about 62 deliveries for the month. Added to the ...
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What Does a Boeing 737 MAX Cost?

The largest low-cost airline in Europe, Ryanair Holdings PLC (NASDAQ: RYAAY), has confirmed an order for 100 737 MAX 200 aircraft from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) in a deal valued ...
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Stalking the Elusive 787 Dreamliner

When Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) unveiled its new paint job (called “livery” in the airline industry) on September 8 this year, photos of the new design had already been ...
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