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Airbus Snags Chinese Order for 70 Jets; Boeing Takes Indonesian Order for 50

Last Friday, European aircraft maker Airbus took an order for 70 of its A320 family of aircraft from China Aviation Supplies, an airplane leasing and services company. At list prices ...
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2014 Orders for Boeing’s 787 Have Been Cut in Half

According to Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) updated orders and deliveries report, including new September data, the company has taken orders for 48 of its 787s so far this year, and ...
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Skepticism Over Boeing’s 737 Production Hike

After Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Thursday that it would increase production of its 737 jet from 47 to 52 in 2018, the news was received with some serious ...
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How Risky Is Boeing’s Plan to Raise 737 Production?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced Thursday morning that it will increase production of its 737 aircraft from a current rate of 42 planes a month to 52 planes a month ...
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Aerion supersonic jet

Airbus Signs On to Develop Supersonic Business Jet

If you missed the opportunity to fly on the Concorde, you’re about to get a second chance at supersonic flight. That is if you wait until early in the next ...
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Boeing Loses $5 Billion in Orders

German carrier Air Berlin announced Friday morning that it terminated its order with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 18 of Boeing’s 737s and 15 of its 787 Dreamliners. The airline ...
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Digital Ally Contract Valued at Only $200,000 — Hope for Much More

Digital Ally Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) traded higher in the premarket hours following an order from the U.S. military. The stock traded up 25% just after the market opened Friday morning. ...
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Boeing’s 20-Year Forecast Tops Airbus

In early July, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) released the 2014 version of its annual 20-year forecast. On Wednesday, Airbus released its latest 20-year forecast, and while the two forecasts are ...
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A380

Will More Seats Help the Airbus A380 Pay Back Its Development Cost?

The A380 from Airbus took 10 years to develop at a cost of approximately $25 billion. The company has delivered just 139 of the gigantic planes since the first one ...
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Qatar A380 Airbus

Will Airbus Put New Engines on Its Giant A380 to Please One Customer?

The A380 from Airbus is the largest commercial aircraft in the sky. The double-decked behemoth carries a list price of $414.4 million. Customers have ordered 318 of the planes, and Airbus ...
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Boeing F15 Fighter

Are Military Fighter Planes Finished at Boeing?

The U.S. government has spent billions of dollars since the early days of aviation on aircraft of all descriptions, from fighter jets to trainers. The first fighter jet designed and ...
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Qatar A380 Airbus

Qatar Airways Takes Delivery of First Airbus A380

Qatar Airways took delivery of its first A380 super-jumbo jet from Airbus on Wednesday. The Middle Eastern airline has ordered a total of 10 of the planes and expects to ...
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Boeing and SpaceX Emerge Victorious in NASA Space Taxi Contract

The privatization, or partial privatization, of space has taken many twists since the end of the Space Shuttle era. Companies and organizations know that there are literally billions of dollars ...
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Ryanair Jet

European Airline Passengers Want Cheap Fares and Legroom

Among European airline passengers, some 71% of respondents to a survey commissioned by Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) said they have flown on a low-cost carrier (LCC) in the past two ...
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Airbus A330 MRTT tanker

Airbus to Pare Its Defense Business and Focus on Commercial Jets

Citing tight budgets and increasing competition, the Defence and Space division of Airbus Group announced Tuesday morning that it will divest businesses that it has determined lie outside its core ...
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