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Moody’s Examines Boeing, Airbus and Commercial Aerospace Sector

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had a 20-year head start on the single-aisle, narrow-body commercial jet business with the 1968 introduction of the 737 family. Nearly 50 years later, the 737 ...
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Lockheed F-35 Production Delayed Until at Least 2018

One of the year's worst-kept secrets received a little sunshine on Tuesday when Pentagon officials acknowledged that the Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) F-35 joint strike fighter will not be ...
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Boeing’s $11.3 Billion Order Ends Airbus Lock on Vietjet Fleet

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Monday morning that it has finalized an order for 100 of its 737 MAX 200 aircraft with Vietnamese carrier Vietjet. The deal is valued at ...
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Is It Time to Sell Defense Stocks?

The U.S. Congress is currently debating the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and it's really anyone's guess what the outcome will be. The U.S. House of Representatives passed its ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 787 Really Cost?

The real question related to buying a new passenger jet is not how much the plane costs, but how big a discount can the buyer expect. The answer, as always, ...
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United Jet

A New Dilemma for Boeing: Slow 787 Sales

Sales of new airplanes have been slow this year for both Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and rival Airbus. At last count Boeing had accumulated net new orders for 156 planes ...
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Southwest Airlines

Southwest, Pilots Union at Odds Over Boeing 737 MAX

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and its pilots' union have been negotiating a new contract since the old one expired in 2012. One of the stickier issues is the airline's ...
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The Case for Aerojet Rocketdyne to Rise 50%

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) is far from your usual aerospace and defense technology company. Now that earnings are behind the company, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to revisit this ...
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Why Caution Remains After Boeing Hosted Investor Day

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) hosted its annual investors day on Wednesday and analysts mostly responded favorably to what executives had to say. The company sees production rates, better pricing and costs ...
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United Jet

Boeing Investor Day Focuses on Growth

Since 2004, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has tripled its annual adjusted earnings per share, nearly doubled its revenues and reduced its number of shares outstanding by more than 14%. Operating ...
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JD Power: United Airlines Last in Customer Satisfaction

Product and services research firm J.D. Power published its customer satisfaction rankings of North American airlines Wednesday morning, and the names at the top and bottom of the list haven't ...
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Airbus Orders Improve, Deliveries Still Slow

After a dismal first quarter when the company logged a total of just 10 net new orders for its airplanes, Airbus reported Tuesday that it had logged a net new ...
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How Analysts Reacted to Boeing Q1 Earnings

After Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported earnings last Wednesday morning, the stock opened nearly flat with Tuesday's close but finished the day up 2.4% and was the leading gainer among ...
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Delta Shuts Out Boeing, Adds 37 Airbus Jets to Fleet

For the second time in two days, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has watched from the sidelines as competitors walked away with large orders for single-aisle, narrow-body passenger planes. The buyer, ...
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What Analysts Liked About Boeing Q1 Earnings

After Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported earnings Wednesday morning, the stock opened nearly flat with Tuesday's close, but finished the day up 2.4% and was the leading gainer among the ...
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