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Boeing 737-MAX

2016 Boeing Commercial Orders Fall Far Short of Deliveries

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported Thursday morning that it delivered a total of 748 commercial jets in 2016, slightly above its delivery target of 740 to 745 commercial planes. Boeing ...
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Boeing 787-10

How Boeing Can Overcome Its Bull/Bear Case in 2017

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) spent much of 2016 in the dog house, but a 19% rally in the fourth quarter enabled the stock to generate a total return of 11.3% ...
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E-8C Joint STARS

Air Force Seeking Bids to Replace JSTARS Surveillance Planes

The last week of 2016 was a busy one for the U.S. Air Force and some of its largest civilian contractors. The Air Force on Friday released its final request ...
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787 family

Here’s the List Price of All Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes

Just over a week ago, we noted that an Iranian government official said that Iran Air's order for 80 new commercial jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) would not cost ...
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Boeing T-X peek

Competition for Air Force Training Jet Now Begins in Earnest

The U.S. Air Force released its final request for proposal (RFP) on Friday for a fleet of some 350 new training jets, called the T-X for now, to replace the ...
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Delta Cancels 787 Order, Airbus Cuts A380 Production

All in all, Wednesday is not shaping up as a good day for the world's two largest aircraft makers. Late Tuesday, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) said in a ...
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Airbus A380-800

Airbus, Emirates Agree to A380 Delivery Delay

In an emailed statement Tuesday European aerospace giant Airbus Group SE said that it had reached an agreement with Emirates airline to delay delivery of 12 of the company's double-decked ...
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Iran to Get 50% Discount on $17 Billion Boeing Order

By now most people know that when The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) or Airbus or any other commercial plane manufacturer announces a firm contract, the total value of the contract ...
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St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia

Facts And Specifications About Tupolev Tu-154 Plane That Crashed In Black Sea

The Russian Tupolev Tu-150 airline  model which includes the one that crashed in the Black Sea with 92 people on board is that it is a mid-sized commercial jet first ...
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FA-18 Super Hornet

Lockheed in Trump’s Doghouse, Boeing in His Penthouse

The CEOs of the world's two largest defense contractors met with President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday and, while first reports of the meetings were pretty ordinary, Trump decided to raise ...
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Airbus, Iran Sign Deal for 100 Airplanes

Airbus Group SE announced Thursday that it has signed a firm contract with Iranian flag carrier Iran Air for 100 aircraft. The order includes 46 A320 family, 38 A330 family ...
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Boeing T-X training jet

As Boeing Prototype Training Jet Takes Off, Textron Rumored to Reenter the Fray

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Tuesday held its first test flight of its proposed new T-X training jet for the U.S. Air Force. The most remarkable thing about the flight ...
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Boeing 747 Designs

Merry Christmas: Boeing to Cut Staff in 2017

Layoffs announced, or signaled, just before the holidays are particularly cruel. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) somehow let slip that it would almost certainly reduce staff at its commercial airline division ...
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The Pentagon

A New Entrant in Competition for US Air Force Training Jet: Aviation Week

Any day now the U.S. Air Force is expected to release the final version of its request for proposal (RFP) to build a new training jet to replace the decades ...
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How Safe Is Boeing’s Deal After Iran Cancels Order for Airbus Jets?

Following the lifting of international sanctions against Iran late last year, the country's flagship carrier, Iran Air, announced an order for 118 new airplanes from Airbus, including 12 of the ...
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