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Boeing KC-46A

Boeing Raises Outlook on Strong Earnings, Tax Benefits

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.42 on revenues of $22.05 billion. In ...
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air travel

The Other Airshow Winner: Embraer Over Boeing

When it comes time for the annual Farnborough International Airshow, investors and industry watchers always focus on the multibillion-dollar orders secured by giant rivals Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus. ...
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United Airlines

Airline Fee Revenues Skyrocket 1,200% Over 7 Years

If it weren't for the various ancillary revenues that airlines have cobbled together over the past several years, the industry would likely be in much worse shape. In 2007, 23 ...
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Boeing, Airbus Add 700 Jets to Backlog

The shooting down over eastern Ukraine of a Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER, killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on Thursday, in addition to being a personal tragedy for the families ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Boeing, Airbus New Orders at Airshow Total $124 Billion

In the first three days of the week-long Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has taken new orders valued at $63 billion at current list prices. Competitor Airbus has ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Why a Boeing 777-9X Costs $377 Million

The Farnborough International Airshow has so far lived up to expectations for announcements of new orders by the two major passenger aircraft makers, Airbus and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA). The ...
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Airbus A330neo Closing Order Gap With Boeing

Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus Tuesday for 50 A330-900neo aircraft for AirAsia X, the Malaysian company's low-cost, long-haul subsidiary. At a current list price ...
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Airbus Adds to Airshow Order Total

UPDATE: Malaysia-based low-cost carrier AirAsia Bhd signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus Group NV Tuesday for 50 A330-900neo aircraft for AirAsia X, the Malaysian company’s low-cost, long-haul subsidiary. At a ...
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Airbus A320neo

Farnborough Airshow Order Tally: Airbus, $33 Billion; Boeing, $13.5 Billion

For those of you keeping score at home, the order tally so far shows Airbus with about $21 billion in new orders after one day's gamesmanship at the Farnborough International ...
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A320neo_Aercap

Airbus, Boeing Announce More Orders at Farnborough Show

The Farnborough International Airshow opened this morning and we finally received official word from Airbus Group that the aircraft maker will indeed build an A330neo. The company has introduced two ...
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Airbus A330neo

Airbus and Boeing Add New Models as Farnborough Airshow Opens

UPDATE: Airbus announced another order for its A320neo jets Monday morning. AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) will take another 50 of the narrow-body jets bringing the total order from the ...
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Pentagon

Pentagon Pays Too Much for 100 Million Barrels of Fuel

When it comes to estimating how much the U.S. Department of Defense is going to spend on fuel, we all might be better off if the DOD planners used a ...
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Airbus A320neo

How Much Does an Airbus A320neo Cost?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has chosen jet engines from CFM International, a 50-50 joint venture between General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and France's Safran Group, to power a ...
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drone

San Diego Utility to Test Drones

On Friday, San Diego Gas & Electric announced that it was the first utility in the United States to be granted approval from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test drones ...
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Airbus A330-300

Airbus Set to Announce Boeing Dreamliner Competitor at Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow officially takes off on Monday, but Airbus is making news ahead of the show, reportedly telling customers that it is going ahead with plans to upgrade ...
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