Aerospace & Defense

How Much Does a Boeing 777X Cost?

The most expensive aircraft on the Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) price list is the 777-9, the larger of two versions of the new 777X family. The plane lists for $425.8 ...
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Why Aircraft Carriers Are Hard to Sink (Update)

(Update: According to a number of sources, China has started to land some of its H-6K bombers on an island in the South China Sea. Military experts says these planes ...
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What Is the H-6K Bomber China Is Landing on South China Sea Island?

As part of the escalation over islands built by China in the South China Sea, the country will begin training missions for its H-6K bomber. The plane, China claims, makes ...
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United Continental CFO Leaves Instead of CEO

United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL) Chief Financial Officer Andrew Levy has left the company. Levy leaves behind one of the weakest large public corporation CEOs in America — Oscar ...
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Boeing, Airbus Both Claim Victory in WTO Subsidy Case

The 14-year old dispute between Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus may have come to a conclusion Tuesday morning with a ruling from the World Trade Organization (WTO) that both ...
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Decision Due This Week on 14-Year-Old Boeing, Airbus Dispute

We are about to find out if the slowing grinding wheels of justice also grind exceedingly fine. The World Trade Organization (WTO) is expected to issue a final ruling on ...
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New Chinese Passenger Plane to Challenge Boeing

China is closer to launching its own wide-body passenger plane. It is expected to become the nation with the largest number of passenger jets in service, probably within a decade. ...
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A New Breakdown for the Navy’s New Aircraft Carrier

In January of this year, the USS Gerald Ford, the Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier, experienced a problem with one of its four main thrust bearings that forced to ...
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Sanctions on Iran Cost Boeing, Airbus About $20 Billion Each

When the U.S. president announced Tuesday that he was pulling the country out of the six-nation agreement with Iran that resulted in the lifting of trade sanctions against that country ...
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Qantas to Retire Boeing 747 Early, Buy More 787s

Australian airline Qantas International announced Tuesday that it plans to retire the last six of its 747-400s by the end of 2020, ahead of a previous schedule to phase out ...
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Boeing Offer for Aircraft Parts Firm KLX Leaves Shareholders Cool

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) on Tuesday morning announced that it has agreed to acquire KLX Inc. (NASDAQ: KLXI) in an all-cash deal valued at $3.25 billion ($63 per share) plus ...
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A Couple of Items Boeing Didn’t Talk About Last Week

Last Wednesday The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2018 results that pushed the share price up more than 4% for the day. On one hand, the company's first quarter ...
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Boeing KC-46A Tanker Deliveries May Be Delayed Until May 2019

When Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) won the U.S. Air Force contract to replace aging KC-135 refueling tankers, the original delivery date for the first plane was in the second quarter ...
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Airbus Earnings Stalled by Lack of A320 Engines

European aircraft maker Airbus reported first-quarter results Friday morning, and the report was dominated by the company's continuing problem: getting enough engines to deliver new A320neos to customers. The company's ...
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How Boeing Crushed Earnings Estimates, Lifted Guidance

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Wednesday. The aerospace company posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $3.64 on revenues of $23.38 billion. In ...
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