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Boeing, Airbus Battle for Korean Tanker Deal Is Still Going

The government of South Korea wants to buy 4 military refueling tankers for a total price of about $1.25 billion. The world’s two largest aircraft makers, The Boeing Co. (NYSE: ...
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Airbus Trumps Boeing for $13 Billion Delta Order

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is reported to have lost a major order from Delta Air Lines Co. (NYSE: DAL) for 50 dual-aisle wide-body jets to arch-rival Airbus. The order is ...
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U.S. Attacks on Drone Use May Trigger Trouble for Amazon

Unmanned drones are used by groups as widely dispersed as hobbyists who want to take videos of their neighborhoods to Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), which wants to use the machines ...
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JetBlue Adds Fees, Removes Legroom to Raise Profits

Over the past 10 years, shares of JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ: JBLU) have lost nearly 16% of their value, while another low-cost air carrier, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has ...
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World’s Most Popular Aircraft: Boeing 737 or Airbus A320?

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) launched its 737 family of jets in 1964, and since then the company has snagged 12,257 firm orders for the plane. Airbus launched its competitor single-aisle, ...
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Boeing, Airbus Maintain Order Silence at Zhuhai; Airbus Reports Results

If we hadn’t known beforehand that China’s largest aerospace event -- the Zhuhai Air Show -- was in progress this week, we’d probably have slept through it. Neither Boeing Co. ...
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Boeing, Airbus Quiet So Far at Zhuhai Air Show

The opening day the Zhuhai Air Show -- China’s largest such event -- saw little action from the world’s two leading commercial aircraft manufacturers. China’s own Commercial Aircraft Corp. of ...
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Boeing Gives Away a 787

Last August, we reported that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) had 11 pre-production 787 Dreamliners parked on the tarmac that had been for sale at substantial discounts but no potential customers ...
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Boeing Nabs $8.5 Billion Order Ahead of Zhuhai Air Show

Dublin-based SMBC Aviation Capital and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced on Sunday an order worth $8.5 billion at list prices for 80 737 MAX 8 aircraft from the leasing company. ...
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Republican Midterm Victory Could Bode Well for Top Defense Stocks

The stunning Republican victory on Tuesday will make for a titanic shift in Washington, especially when it comes to the proverbial purse strings. That, in addition to ongoing conflicts in ...
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Branson Ignored Warnings About SpaceShipTwo

The tragic explosion of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo over the southern California desert on Friday could perhaps have been avoided if the space tourism company had heeded warnings from senior aerospace ...
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Why the 777 May Be More Important to Boeing Than the 787

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported a solid beat on both earnings per share and revenues Wednesday morning, but the stock traded down about 3% at the noon hour. The issue ...
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Boeing Boosts Earnings Outlook as Backlog Nears $500 Billion

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.14 on revenues of $23.78 billion. In ...
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What to Expect From Boeing Earnings

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is set to report its earnings Wednesday before the market opens. Thomson Reuters has consensus earnings estimates for the airplane manufacturing giant of $1.98 per share ...
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Airbus Triumphs Over Boeing in India, Takes $26 Billion Order for 250 New Jets

IndiGo, the largest domestic airline in India measured by market share, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for a firm order of 250 of the aircraft maker’s new ...
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