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British Airways A380

British Airways May Lease More Airbus, Boeing Jets

At a conference in Dublin, the CEO of International Airlines Group, better known as IAG, said that the company is looking to lease six used Airbus A380 superjumbo jets to ...
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A320neo

With Iran Sanctions Gone, Airbus Expects Huge Order

Now that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran has completed the "preparatory steps" that lead to the lifting of economic sanctions against the country, there are ...
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International Space Station

NASA Awards Cargo Contracts for International Space Station

As promised last October, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Thursday awarded resupply contracts for the International Space Station. The agency had promised a decision by the end ...
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Boeing, Engineer Union Reach Agreement on the Easy Stuff

After markets closed on Wednesday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its main engineering union, the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace (SPEEA), announced a tentative agreement on a six-year ...
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Virgin Atlantic Set to Place $4.3 Billion Order With Airbus

Virgin Atlantic Airways reportedly is set to announce that the airline will acquire 12 Airbus A350-1000s in an order valued at about $4.3 billion at list prices. The A350-1000 is ...
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Airbus A380-800

Airbus Posts Record Deliveries in 2015, Orders Down 26%

Last year was not a boom year for new orders for commercial jets. It was, however, a good year for deliveries. Airbus Group reported Tuesday morning that it delivered a ...
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Boeing 777-300ER

Boeing Shares Down 10% So Far in 2016

Stocks took a pounding in the first week of 2016, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing 6.19% in the first five trading days of the year. And the second ...
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Boeing 777-300ER

What Lies Ahead for Boeing After Record Year for Deliveries

On an uncharacteristically chatty day for Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA), the company announced on Wednesday that it delivered 762 new commercial jets in 2015 (a new record), took 768 net ...
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Boeing Delivers Record 762 Jets in 2015 (Updated)

UPDATE: Boeing released final order details for 2015 on Thursday afternoon. To a prior reported total of 743, the company added 25 more orders to finish the calendar year with 768 ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

The 2016 Bullish and Bearish Case for Boeing Is for Clear Skies Ahead

Now that 2015 has turned into 2016, it is time to see what analysts and strategists on Wall Street are calling for in 2016. Despite the year getting off to ...
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A320neo

Airbus Said to Deliver 79 Planes in December

While Airbus had been widely expected to take more orders than Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) in 2015, the European aircraft maker's ability to deliver its target of around 630 new ...
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Airbus A380-800

Airbus Snags Another Customer for A380 Superjumbo Jet

After a two-year order drought, Airbus Group SE has reportedly signed up another customer for its A380 superjumbo passenger jet. All Nippon Airways (ANA) is said to have ordered 3 ...
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Boeing 767 FedEx

FAA Hits Boeing on Escape Slide

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a preliminary airworthiness directive to The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) proposing a fix to more than 300 of the company's 767 widebody jets ...
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C-130J

Lockheed Martin Awarded $1 Billion for C-130J Airlifters

On Thursday morning, Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) announced that it has been awarded a second multiyear contract to deliver 78 C-130J Super Hercules airlifters to various branches of the ...
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Boeing 737-MAX

Commercial Jet Orders to Close 2015 Sharply Below 2014

At the end of November, the commercial aircraft division of Airbus had taken net new orders for 2015 totaling 1,007 jets. Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said last week that it ...
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