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Airbus Backlog of $1 Trillion Makes Boeing Look Smaller Than It Is

Airbus Group, the parent of European aircraft builder Airbus, reported first-quarter results Thursday morning. Revenues totaled €12.1 billion (about $13.5 billion), down about 4% compared with the first quarter of ...
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Defense Contractor Earnings Not Hurt by Lower Budgets

Defense contractors General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE: GD) and Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) both reported first-quarter results before markets opened on Wednesday. General Dynamics posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Airbus A380 Emirates

Did Boeing Outsmart Airbus on Super-Jumbo Planes?

The double-decked, four-engine A380 from Airbus is the largest plane in the air. It is also the most economical to operate, provided a carrier can fill its 525 to 823 ...
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Boeing 737-MAX-7-8-9 Artwork

What Boeing Needs to Say at Its Shareholder Meeting on Monday

On its Wednesday conference call following the announcement of first-quarter results, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had a lot more to say about its cash flow in the quarter and the ...
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United Boeing 787-9

How Analysts Rate Boeing After Earnings

After Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported earnings on Wednesday that were something of a disappointment to analysts and investors, its shares closed down about 1.5% for the day. Since the ...
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Does Boeing Revenue Shortfall Reflect More Discounting?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted core (adjusted) diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.97 on revenues of $22.1 billion. ...
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Boeing 777

What to Look For in Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is scheduled to report first-quarter results before markets open Wednesday. Consensus estimates call for quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.81 on revenues of $22.49 billion. ...
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F-35 stealth fighter

Lockheed Martin Rocket Launches Boost Earnings and Guidance

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) reported first-quarter 2015 earnings Tuesday before markets opened. The defense contractor posted adjusted operating earnings per share (EPS) of $2.74 on revenues of $10.11 billion. ...
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R-R Trent 900 engine

Emirates Snubs GE, Pratt & Whitney in $9.2 Billion Order

British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce announced Friday morning that it had won the largest order in the company’s history from Middle East carrier Emirates. The Dubai-based carrier has agreed to ...
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Boeing 787 museum copy

Analyst Cautious on Boeing Free Cash Flow

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported earnings in January, some analysts were surprised at the huge boost the company reported in its free cash flow (FCF). In the third quarter ...
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Boeing KC-46A with chicks

Boeing, Air Force Shorten Test Time for New Tanker

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has a contract worth more than $48 billion with the U.S. Air Force to replace 179 50-year-old KC-135 refueling tankers, but signs are starting to appear ...
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American Eagle Jet

Airline Quality Ratings at 5-Year Low

In 2014, the U.S. airline industry posted its worst quality rating score in five years. Of the 12 U.S.-based carriers included in the rankings, the worst were Envoy/American Eagle, Express ...
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Boeing 737-MAX-7-8-9 Artwork

How Many $6.6 Billion Orders Will Boeing Take Without the Ex-Im Bank?

At a signing ceremony Friday in Panama City, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) received a firm order for 61 of its new 737 MAX single-aisle jets, which carry a list price ...
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T-38 training jet

Defense Budget Has No Room for Air Force Training Jet

The U.S. Air Force’s T-38 trainer fleet has been in service for about 50 years. Neither of the Air Force’s newest jets, the F-22A and the F35A, is built as ...
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Emirates 777-300ER

Delta Loses Court Battle to Boeing Over Ex-Im Bank

Another skirmish in the war over renewing the charter of the U.S. Export-Import Bank concluded last week when federal district court in Washington, D.C., ruled against a claim by Delta ...
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