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Emirates 777-300ER

Why Boeing Stock Did Not React to $56 Billion Order for 777X Aircraft

Dubai-based airline Emirates has finalized a commitment to purchase 150 777X passenger jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for a list price total of $56 billion. The airline also has ...
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Why a Boeing 787-9 Costs $250 Million

The 787 Dreamliner is Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) most advanced airplane, and arguably the most challenging to get into production. It took nearly eight years to get the new aircraft ...
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Emirates 777-300ER

How Badly Could Boeing Be Hurt If Ex-Im Bank Closes Down?

The Tea Party wing of the Republican party has declared that it will not support the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank when the bank's charter comes up for ...
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Airbus Sells 123 Helicopters to China

Aircraft maker Airbus's helicopter division announced on Monday that it had sold 123 general aviation helicopters to three Chinese customers. The orders from Fujian, Guangdong and Yunnan provinces include mainly ...
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Airbus A330-300

Airbus, Boeing Wait for the Other to Make First Move on New Jets

The Airbus Group has still not decided whether it will introduce its proposed A330neo passenger jet at the Farnborough International Airshow set to take place later this month. This could ...
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FAA Behind Schedule Bringing Drones Into U.S. Airspace

An audit report from the Department of Transportation's Inspector General warns that Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is "significantly behind schedule" in meeting the September 2015 deadline set by Congress for ...
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Boeing KC-46A

What Does a Boeing 767-Based KC-46 Cost?

In 2011 the U.S. Air Force awarded a contract to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 179 new KC-46 refueling tankers to replace about a third of the Air Force's current ...
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Why a Boeing 777-300ER Costs $320 Million

The 777 family of planes is Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) best-selling dual-aisle, two-engine plane. Of the six models the company has delivered, the 777-300ER (Extended Range) and the 777-200LR (Long ...
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Why a Boeing 787-9 Costs $250 Million

The 787 Dreamliner from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) includes some of the most advanced technology in the world. From lightweight composite body sections to high-tech cockpit tools, the plane has ...
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Yet Another Giga-tronics Double?

Giga-tronics Inc. (NASDAQ: GIGA) seems to be defying logic. Usually it takes a buyout or some crazy news to make a stock nearly double. What is so interesting is that ...
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Why a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Costs $250 Million

It took Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) nearly eight years to get its 787 Dreamliner off the drawing board and into service with the world's airlines. The total cost for development ...
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Certified for U.S. and European Service

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Monday that the company's 787-9 Dreamliner has been certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to commence ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Boeing 777X to Get 20% of Parts From Japan

On Thursday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced an agreement with its five key Japanese suppliers for parts for the company's new 777X aircraft. Boeing said that about 21% of the ...
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American airlines

American Air Up 60% on Merger Success

When shares of U.S. Airways closed on their last trading day before the company's December merger with American Airlines, the final share price was $22.95. When the shares opened on ...
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Airlines Slaughtered on Iraq and Oil

U.S. airlines’ stocks are taking a beating Thursday afternoon as investors react to the turmoil in Iraq and the related rise in the price of crude oil. WTI crude for ...
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