Mar 19, 2013 17:11 EDT
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced an order for 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes in a major fleet expansion three weeks after the EU blocked its takeover of rival Aer Lingus.
Mar 19, 2013 16:55 EDT
US stocks closed mixed Tuesday, holding on as the Cyprus financial crisis threatened to ignite more turmoil across the European financial system.
Mar 19, 2013 12:12 EDT
Taiwan said Tuesday it would privatise its sole aircraft maker Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) as part of a government drive to offload large state-owned assets.
Mar 19, 2013 07:20 EDT
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced that it has ordered 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes worth $15.6 billion (12.1 billion euros) at catalogue prices.
Mar 18, 2013 21:19 EDT
European aircraft maker Airbus announced a record order worth 18.4 billion euros ($23.8 billion) from the Indonesian company Lion Air for 234 medium-range A320 jets.
Mar 18, 2013 10:02 EDT
Lion Air, a little-known carrier launched 13 years ago with just one plane, has struck two of the world's largest aircraft orders in a staggering $46 billion bet on Indonesia's air transport boom.
Mar 17, 2013 21:03 EDT
European aerospace giant Airbus will sign Monday what would mark one of its biggest orders ever from Indonesia's Lion Air for more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets, business daily Les Echos reported.
Mar 15, 2013 05:05 EDT
The grounded Dreamliner is "absolutely" safe and will be back in the air within weeks, planemaker Boeing said in Japan on Friday as it sought to reassure airlines and passengers about the aircraft.
Mar 15, 2013 00:09 EDT
The grounded Dreamliner is "absolutely" safe and will be back in the air within weeks, planemaker Boeing said in Japan on Friday, as it sought to reassure airlines and passengers about its aircraft.
Mar 14, 2013 23:09 EDT
The grounded Dreamliner is "absolutely" safe and will be back in the air within weeks, planemaker Boeing said in Japan, as it sought to reassure airlines and passengers about its aircraft.
Mar 14, 2013 22:18 EDT
The grounded 787 Dreamliner is safe, a senior Boeing executive told a press conference in Tokyo on Friday as the company looks to reassure airlines and passengers about its flagship aircraft.
Mar 14, 2013 08:00 EDT
Senior Boeing executives are to give the first public explanation of a prototype battery fix for the company's grounded Dreamliners in Japan on Friday after US authorities approved test flights.
Mar 13, 2013 16:54 EDT
The Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record closing for the seventh straight day Wednesday as US stocks registered small gains.
Mar 13, 2013 03:49 EDT
Japanese airlines on Wednesday hoped for a rapid resumption of Dreamliner operations after US authorities approved test flights using a prototype battery fix following a global safety scare.
Mar 13, 2013 02:17 EDT
Japanese airlines on Wednesday welcomed US approval of test flights of the grounded Boeing 787 with prototype versions of the battery fix, holding out hopes for a resumption of its operations.
Mar 12, 2013 17:45 EDT
US air-safety regulators on Tuesday approved Boeing's plan to fix 787 batteries for testing, a major step forward to get the planes, grounded worldwide, flying again.
Mar 12, 2013 16:50 EDT
US stocks closed mostly lower Tuesday in quiet trade, but the Dow squeezed out a sixth straight day of record-high closings.
Mar 12, 2013 05:37 EDT
Irish no-frills airline Ryanair has placed an order for up to 200 Boeing planes worth $18 billion (13.8 billion euros) at list prices, the Irish Independent said on Tuesday.
Mar 07, 2013 17:05 EST
Growing investor enthusiasm for equities in the wake of this week's records pushed US markets higher again Thursday.
Mar 07, 2013 16:10 EST
US safety regulators are still seeking what exactly caused a battery fire on a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 plane, according to an update on their investigation released Thursday.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Type||Public (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661)|
|Founded||Seattle, Washington (1916)|
|Headquarters||Chicago, Illinois, US|
|Key people||W. James McNerney, Jr., CEO|
James A. Bell, CFO
J. Michael Luttig, General Counsel
|Industry||Aerospace and Defense|
|Revenue||▲ US$60.91 billion (FY 2008)|
|Net income||▲ $2.67 billion|
|Employees||▼ 157,555 (10-31-2009)|
|Divisions||Boeing Commercial Airplanes|
Integrated Defense Systems
Boeing Defence UK