China Challenges Boeing, Airbus Wide-Body Market

China's Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, better known as Comac, and Russia's United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) announced a formal agreement Monday in Shanghai to develop, build and sell a wide-body ...
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Is New Chinese Plane Really a Threat to Boeing?

Last Friday, Chinese aircraft maker Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd., or Comac, completed the first test flight of its single-aisle C919 passenger jet. The new aircraft, which seats up ...
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Boeing Reveals More Details on Planned 737-10

While Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) remains coy on its plans to launch a fourth version of its new 737 MAX family, the company has revealed its thinking on perhaps the ...
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Boeing’s Dilemma: 1 New Airplane or 2 to Address Middle Market?

According to an exclusive report Tuesday morning from Reuters and U.S. News & World Report, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is nearing a decision to launch a larger version of its ...
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Should Boeing Worry as China Preps Jetliner for First Flight?

Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, better known as Comac, on Sunday completed the final ground test of the country's first big commercial passenger jet, the C919. Its first flight test ...
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Should Boeing Worry Now That Airbus Has Delivered First A321neo to Virgin America?

European aircraft maker Airbus on Thursday delivered the first A321neo off the company's assembly line to long-time customer Virgin America, which is now part of Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Airbus Offers More Seating Capacity on Superjumbo A380

The Airbus A380 has long been the highest capacity commercial aircraft in the world. The plane can seat between 525 and more than 600 passengers, or fewer if an airline ...
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How Much Does a Boeing 737 Cost?

By the end of March, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will have started construction on a final assembly plant in China for the company's 737 passenger jets. The U.S. company signed ...
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Can New Airbus Flying Car Beat Traffic Jams?

There aren’t many good solutions to getting out of traffic once you are stuck in it, but a couple of companies might actually have this predicament figured out. Italdesign and ...
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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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