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Boeing announces big orders from two Asian companies

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. announced large orders from two Asian customers Tuesday.

Date: 11/24/2015 | Business

Boeing forecasts fast growth in Latin America

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. slightly increased its 20-year forecast for

Date: 11/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing plane production greater than market forecasts call for

EVERETT — The world's two biggest airplane makers are making more airplanes than ever before, and plan to make even more. But based on analysis of their own market projections, the Boeing Co. and Airbus Group are making more airplanes than the market needs. Either...

Date: 11/15/2015 | Business

How much is an airplane sale actually worth?

Boeing and El Al have agreed to 787 Dreamliner orders worth about $2.2 billion at current list prices.

Date: 10/29/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Aeroflot seeks to exit deal for 22 Boeing 787s

MOSCOW — Aeroflot, Russia’s biggest airline, is trying to get out of an agreement to buy Dreamliners from Boeing as it seeks planes and routes from a debt-saddled airline and the market struggles in recession.

Date: 10/14/2015 | Business Wire

Visits forge strong trade ties for U.S., China

Washington state will be front and center in international news this week when Chinese President Xi Jinping makes Washington state — including Everett — the first destination on his U.S. visit. That President Xi chose our state for his first stop underscores Washington's...

Date: 09/21/2015 | Commentary

Boeing plans to increase 767 production

EVERETT — Boeing is ramping up work on its 767 assembly line in Everett from the current 1.5 airplanes a month to 2.5 a month by the end of 2017.Demand has picked up for the twin-aisle airplane thanks to two customers — shipper FedEx and the U.S. Air Force.

Date: 09/09/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Cancellations leave Boeing with zero 747 orders in 2015

Nippon Cargo Airlines has cancelled orders for four 747-8 freighters, leaving Boeing with no net orders for 2015 so far, according to the airplane maker.The aerospace giant has seen only weak demand for...

Date: 09/03/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Korean Air takes possession of 747-8s

EVERETT — Korean Air on Tuesday became the first airline to receive the passenger and freighter versions of Boeing’s 747-8.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing sees booming Chinese demand for new planes

While concerns about China’s economy contributed to massive sell offs in U.S. stock exchanges on Monday, Boeing increased its outlook for that country’s demand for new airplanes over the next 20 years.

Date: 08/25/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing is looking at improving its Everett-built 767 jet, exec says

There is still a market for Boeing’s 767, the company’s Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith said Wednesday at Jefferies Global Industrials Conference.

Date: 08/12/2015 | Aerospace Blog

FedEx places the biggest-ever order for 767 freighters

FedEx has placed the biggest order for Boeing 767s. The cargo and package delivery company announced Tuesday that it has ordered 50 767-300 freighters and has options for another 50 of the airplanes, which are assembled at Boeing’s Everett plant.

Date: 07/22/2015 | Aerospace Blog

FedEx reportedly in talks to buy 25 Boeing 767 freighters

FedEx is reportedly negotiating with Boeing to buy at least 25 767 freighters. The sale would be a big bump for the twin-engine airplane program, which has posted seven net orders since 2013. The program is...

Date: 07/15/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing leads in deliveries, trails Airbus in new airplane orders

Boeing came up in second place to its European rival, the Airbus Group, on orders in the first half of the year. The Chicago-based company has deliver more airplanes this year, though.

Date: 07/06/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing loses $1.3B tanker deal to Airbus

The Boeing Co.'s KC-46 Pegasus tanker was shut out again Tuesday, this time by South Korea. That makes the aerial refueling tanker 0-for-6 competing for foreign military contracts.Boeing has lost every one of those deals to its rival, Airbus Group's A-330 Multi Role Tanker...

Date: 06/30/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing sells 'Terrible Teen' 787s to Ethiopian Airlines

Most of the Boeing Co.'s remaining "Terrible Teens" are reportedly moving out.The aerospace giant has sold six of the early-production and overweight 787 Dreamliners to Ethiopian Airlines, Bloomberg News reports.That leaves four early-build 787s...

Date: 06/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Potential new airplanes dominate talk at Paris Air Show

There’s been a flurry of news out of the Paris Air Show, so here is a round up of Wednesday’s most interesting stories:

Date: 06/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing announces 100-plane 737 MAX deal worth $10.7B

PARIS — Boeing on Tuesday announced the biggest order so far of the Paris Air Show, as last-minute deal for 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft valued at about $10.7 billion at list price.

Date: 06/16/2015 | Business

Boeing considers new commercial jetliner

The Boeing Co. says it is studying a new commercial jetliner that would smaller than its smallest twin-aisle airplane and bigger than its largest single-aisle plane.

Date: 06/15/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing, Airbus announce $24B in orders at Paris Air Show

PARIS — A huge demand for long-haul jetliners was on display at the Paris Air Show on Monday, with Garuda Indonesia, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Qatar Airways among buyers in announced deals valued at about $24 billion.

Date: 06/15/2015 | Business

Boeing plans a classic 777 revival at Paris Air Show

The International Paris Air Show opens Monday, and industry insiders say this year's aerospace extravaganza will be quieter than most.The biennial show, which runs June 15-21, has a reputation for headlines about new airplanes and...

Date: 06/13/2015 | Business

Boeing says commercial airplane demand will keep rising

Boeing says it sees the already historically high demand for commercial airplanes only going up over the next 20 years.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Used A380 superjumbos pose fresh threat to Airbus’ sales drive

TOULOUSE, France — Airbus Group is set to face a fresh challenge in reviving sales of its flagship A380 superjumbo as used aircraft hit the market.

Date: 06/09/2015 | Business Wire

20 years later

777 has come to dominate market but it's time for a successor

Date: 06/07/2015 | Business

VIP demand for Boeing’s 747-8 could help keep program alive, exec says

The head of Boeing Business Jets said Monday that demand from world leaders, militaries and private VIPs with big wallets could keep demand alive for the company’s 747-8 and 737 Next Generation,

Date: 05/18/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing lands order for 3 more 777s

Boeing has finalized an order for three 777-300ERs with the Lufthansa Group and Swiss International Air Lines.At list price, the deal is valued at $990 million. However, the actual sales price is often negotiated down.

Date: 05/04/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing 787 painted as R2-D2 takes to the skies for All Nippon

Forget about the new movie trailer. The biggest "Star Wars" news this week is Boeing is going to paint an R2-D2-themed livery on a 787-9. All Nippon Airways made the announcement on Thursday, saying its the first time a "Star Wars"...

Date: 04/17/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Is 2015 a make or break year for jumbo jets?

The jumbo jet faces a make or break year at both Airbus and Boeing, reports Reuters.

Date: 04/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing tops Airbus in first quarter

The Boeing Co. beat its European rival, Airbus Group NV, for airplane orders and deliveries in the first quarter of 2015, according to figures from the two airplane makers.Boeing delivered 184 airplanes, compared to Airbus' 134 deliveries. In terms of the raw numbers, Boeing...

Date: 04/08/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing delivers 184 jets in first quarter of 2015

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. delivered 184 commercial airplanes in the first three months of 2015, the company said in a news release Friday.

Date: 04/03/2015 | Business

Boeing announces order for three 747-8s

EVERETT — Boeing has picked up an order for three 747-8 freighters from Azerbaijan’s Silk Way West.The deal is worth more than $1.1 billion at list price, but actual sales prices are typically negotiated down.

Date: 03/03/2015 | Aerospace Blog

One Terrible Teen takes off

EVERETT — It’s in the air.

Date: 02/19/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing CEO says cash will keep coming for shareholders

EVERETT — Boeing CEO Jim McNerney says the company can keep cash flowing to shareholders while also investing in the aerospace giant’s future.

Date: 02/18/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Aerospace conference focus: Risks to industry, suppliers

LYNNWOOD — Commercial aerospace is booming, but it isn't without risk. And that risk is being increasingly shifted onto suppliers, who have to figure out how to ride the industry's projected growth without getting swallowed up by it or exposing themselves to production...

Date: 02/09/2015 | Business

Avianca chooses Airbus over Boeing for $10.6B order

EVERETT — Boeing lost out on a big single-aisle airplane order for Avianca Holdings, a Colombian airline group, flag carrier for Colombia. The airline instead signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus Group NV for 100 A320neo-family airplanes.

Date: 02/05/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Emirates gets proposal for 100 Boeing jumbo jets

EVERETT — A third party is reportedly pitching Emirates Airlines on a deal that would extend the life of Boeing’s 747-8 program while undermining an upgraded Airbus’ A380.

Date: 02/04/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing tops 4Q forecasts but tamps down 2015 expectations

EVERETT — Boeing posted better-than-expected financial results for 2014 but offered somewhat muted expectations for this year during a call with financial analysts and investors on Wednesday.The company's leadership remains unfazed by low oil prices and is still...

Date: 01/28/2015 | Business

American Airlines gets its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

EVERETT — American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Date: 01/22/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing nabs 787-9 Dreamliner order

EVERETT — Boeing announced Thursday that Spanish carrier Air Europa has ordered 14 787-9 Dreamliners.The order is worth $3.6 billion at list prices, but airlines and airplane makers often negotiate substantial discounts.

Date: 01/16/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing closes in on modest deal for 747 freighters

EVERETT — Boeing and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West Airlines are working out terms for three 747-8 freighters.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Aerospace Blog

Boeing sets records for deliveries and orders in 2014

The Boeing Co. delivered more commercial jetliners in 2014 than in any other year, the Chicago-based company said Tuesday.In 2014, it...

Date: 01/06/2015 | Business

Boeing still upbeat about 777 production

EVERETT — As the calendar closes out on 2014, the Boeing Co.’s top salesman is as optimistic as ever about being able to keep 777 production going at its current rate at least until airlines start flying its successor, the 777X, early next decade.

Date: 12/28/2014 | Business

Kuwait Airways finalizes order for 10 Boeing 777s

EVERETT — The Boeing Co. and Kuwait Airways finalized an order for 10 777-300ERs, a deal worth $3.3 billion at list price, the airplane maker announced Tuesday.

Date: 12/23/2014 | Aerospace Blog

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