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Airbus Writes Down $2.3 Billion on Military Tanker/Transport

In mid-January Airbus reported its 2016 orders and deliveries, but the company's financial results were not delivered until Wednesday morning. Last year the company delivered a record 688 commercial jets ...
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Will 74 New Airports in China Help Boeing?

As part of the People's Republic of China's recently adopted five-year plan (the 13th since the revolution), the government plans to complete construction on 30 new airports and add another ...
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Will India’s 43 New Airports Help Boeing?

Demand for air travel rose 23% last year in India, more than double demand growth in China. The growth resulted from more routes and more flights. The latter is expected to ...
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10 Overlooked Risks in Boeing’s 2016 Annual Report

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) filed its 2016 Form 10-K annual report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday. Like nearly all required filings for every company, the ...
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France’s Safran to Pay $9 Billion for Aircraft Seat Maker Zodiac

A deal that would create the world's third-largest supplier to the aerospace industry was announced Thursday morning. France's Safran said it has agreed to acquire cabin-interior maker Zodiac Aerospace for ...
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Airbus Seals Order for 80 Jets from Saudi Carrier flynas

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier flynas said on Monday that it will buy 80 Airbus A320neo passenger jets at a list price cost of around $8.6 billion. The order includes an ...
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Boeing Gets Some Good News From India; Airbus Not So Much From Emirates

Last month Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) booked an order for 100 of its 737 MAX jets from an unidentified customer. According to reports, those planes are destined for India's low-cost ...
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Boeing Approves Size of Stretched 737-10

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) first announced its new, fuel-efficient 737 MAX family in 2011. At the introduction the plane was available in three versions: the 737-7 (MAX 7), 737-8 (MAX ...
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Airbus Reports Record Shipments in 2016, Modest Price Increases for 2017

European aircraft maker Airbus reported Wednesday morning that the company delivered a record 688 commercial jets in 2016 and took orders for 731 new planes during the year. The order ...
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2016 Boeing Commercial Orders Fall Far Short of Deliveries

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported Thursday morning that it delivered a total of 748 commercial jets in 2016, slightly above its delivery target of 740 to 745 commercial planes. Boeing ...
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Delta Cancels 787 Order, Airbus Cuts A380 Production

All in all, Wednesday is not shaping up as a good day for the world's two largest aircraft makers. Late Tuesday, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE: DAL) said in a ...
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Airbus, Emirates Agree to A380 Delivery Delay

In an emailed statement Tuesday European aerospace giant Airbus Group SE said that it had reached an agreement with Emirates airline to delay delivery of 12 of the company's double-decked ...
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Iran to Get 50% Discount on $17 Billion Boeing Order

By now most people know that when The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) or Airbus or any other commercial plane manufacturer announces a firm contract, the total value of the contract ...
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Airbus, Iran Sign Deal for 100 Airplanes

Airbus Group SE announced Thursday that it has signed a firm contract with Iranian flag carrier Iran Air for 100 aircraft. The order includes 46 A320 family, 38 A330 family ...
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How Safe Is Boeing’s Deal After Iran Cancels Order for Airbus Jets?

Following the lifting of international sanctions against Iran late last year, the country's flagship carrier, Iran Air, announced an order for 118 new airplanes from Airbus, including 12 of the ...
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