Aerospace & Defense

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Why Boeing Shares Have Thrashed the Dow

As of Friday’s close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained about 2.3% for the year to date. The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has performed much better, up more than ...
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Airbus A400M

Why Germany Wants 300 Million Euros From Airbus Over Late Deliveries

The single largest customer for the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft is tired of waiting for the company to deliver the remaining planes in its order. Germany has ordered 53 ...
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Boeing Business Jet

Is Boeing About to Make Some Noise in the Business Jet Market?

After markets closed on Monday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it had received two orders for its Boeing Business Jets (BBJs). Two unnamed customers have each ordered one aircraft: ...
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With Defense Budgets Ready to Grow, 3 Stocks Could Be Winners

These days, most Americans and most investors are well aware we live in a dangerous world. After years of flat to lower U.S. Department of Defense budgets, that may be ...
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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Adds International Flights, Bigger Boeing Jets

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is expanding the number of flights it makes to Latin America and changing its order with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 31 of the company’s ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Why Analysts Are Not Chasing Boeing Endlessly Higher After Investor Day

Now that Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) 2015 investor conference is behind us, it is a good time to check and see what analysts had to say about what Boeing had ...
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Will Southwest Pilots Go on Strike?

Pilots for Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced on Tuesday that they have formed a “Strike Preparedness Committee” in the event that talks between the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) ...
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Boeing 747-200B Air Force One

Boeing Underlines Aggressive Plans at Investor Conference

At its investor conference Tuesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) executives outlined what lies ahead for the company and its investors. The good news for investors is that the company remains ...
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Airbus A400M

UK Grounds Airbus Military Plane After Crash

The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force has ordered 22 of the Airbus A400M Atlas airlifter military transport planes and has received two so far. Those two will be temporarily grounded ...
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Airbus A400M

Airbus Military Plane Crashes in Spain

The Spanish government has reported that an A400M plane crashed near Seville on Saturday and that as many as 10 people may have been killed. The aircraft’s maker, Airbus Group, ...
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Qatar A350-XWB

Airbus Tops Boeing in Order Total Through April

Through the end of April 2015, Airbus Group reported that it has written net new orders this year for 209 commercial planes. The total includes a firm order for 100 ...
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Why Boeing Has Outperformed the Dow This Year

Shares of The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) closed at $144.67 on Friday, up more than 11% for the year to date. Even at that, though, the shares have given back ...
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Boeing 787-10 ANA

What Does a Boeing 787-10 Cost?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) took the first order for its 787-10 in 2010, when United Airlines signed up for 17 of the largest version of the company’s Dreamliner aircraft. The ...
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Airbus A330-300

Airbus Accuses US, Germany of Spying

Airbus has filed a complaint against the German government, alleging that it complied with requests by the U.S. National Security Agency to spy on European countries and businesses. The aircraft ...
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Airbus Backlog of $1 Trillion Makes Boeing Look Smaller Than It Is

Airbus Group, the parent of European aircraft builder Airbus, reported first-quarter results Thursday morning. Revenues totaled €12.1 billion (about $13.5 billion), down about 4% compared with the first quarter of ...
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