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JFK AC Carrier

Top 10 Federal Contractors Are Major Military Suppliers

According to the Federal Procurement Data System, the top 100 federal contractors in fiscal year 2014, which ended on September 30, 2014, received a total of $235.93 billion in contract ...
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Boeing AerCap 737 M8

Boeing Sends a Wake-Up Call to Airbus

Bright and early Tuesday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) woke up the Paris Air Show crowd with an order from aircraft leasing firm AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) for 100 ...
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Sikorsky S-76

Does Dumping Sikorsky Really Make a Difference for United Technologies?

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) made it official Monday morning: the industrial giant will “pursue the separation of the Sikorsky Aircraft Business” from the mothership. The company said in March ...
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A320neoGECAS

Orders Begin Flowing in for Boeing, Airbus at Paris Show

The Paris Air Show opened Monday morning for industry insiders and press with the expected flurry of new letters of intent and orders that airplane makers have been storing up ...
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Bombardier CSeries 2015

More Air Show News From Paris — and China

When the Paris Air Show opens Monday, more than 2,000 exhibitors are expected to hawking their wares. We have covered the two behemoths -- Boeing and Airbus -- but there ...
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Boeing 757

Boeing Sees Demand for 757 Replacement

Nearly six months after arch-rival Airbus announced a new long-range version of its A321 (the A321LR) with an order of 30 planes from launch customer Air Lease Corp. (NYSE: AL), ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Can Boeing Capitalize on Airbus Weakness Ahead of Paris Air Show?

On Monday, the first day of the biennial Paris Air Show, Airbus is expected to release its long-term forecast for the airliner market. At a preshow meeting in Paris, Airbus ...
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Boeing Forecasts Global Aircraft to Double by 2034 at Cost of $5.6 Trillion

In its annual Current Market Outlook, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) projects that the size of the global fleet of aircraft will grow from approximately 21,600 in 2014 to 43,560 in ...
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Delta 737-900ER

Delta to Buy 40 Boeing Jets for $4 Billion

Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) said Thursday morning that the airline will order 40 737-900ER narrow-body jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) following ratification of a new agreement with ...
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Boeing 787_10

How Boeing and Airbus May Fight Harder for Fewer Air Show Orders

In each of the four years since 2011, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and arch rival Airbus have averaged a total of about 425 firm orders at the Paris and Farnborough ...
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R-R Trent 900 engine

Airlines Industry Wants to Get Tough With Engine, Aircraft Makers

On the first day of its annual meeting in Miami Monday, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) heard a report from its director general on the state of the industry. ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Boeing Downplays 777 Production Cut

At a briefing last week in advance of the Paris Air Show, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) admitted -- sort of -- that the company will have to cut production of ...
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JFK AC Carrier

Game-Changing $4 Billion New Navy Aircraft Carrier Award

The military industrial complex is a very complicated business sector. Companies that cater to the military of the United States and its allies face giant windfalls when contracts are awarded, ...
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Boeing 787 Vietnam

Boeing Prepares PR Machine in Run-Up to Paris Air Show

The biennial Paris Air Show officially begins on Monday, June 15, but the two big commercial jet builders have already begun ratcheting up the public relations portion of the show. ...
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Airbus A400M

Airbus Confirms Engine Failure on Military Plane Crash in Spain

Three of the four turbo-prop engines failed on the Airbus A400m military transport that crashed near Seville, Spain, on May 9, killing four crew members and seriously injuring two other ...
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