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Chinese airline receives first domestic long-range jetliner

Dec. 09, 2022 09:15 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese airline on Friday became the first customer to take delivery of a long-range jetliner produced by a state-owned manufacturer set up to try to compete with Boeing and Airbus, state TV reported. The C919 plane made by Commercial Aircraft Corp. is part of the...

Boeing's last 747 to roll out of Washington state factory

Dec. 07, 2022 20:39 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — After more than half a century, the last Boeing 747 rolled out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday. The 747 jumbo jet has taken on numerous roles — a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers, and the Air Force One...

Boeing's last 747 to roll out of Washington state factory

Dec. 06, 2022 16:27 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — After more than half a century, Boeing is set to roll its last 747 out of a Washington state factory on Tuesday. The jumbo jet — which has taken on numerous roles as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft capable of carrying nearly 500 passengers and as the Air Force...

Chinese maker announces 300 orders for new jetliner

Nov. 09, 2022 00:43 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A state-owned Chinese commercial jet manufacturer set up to try to compete with Boeing and Airbus says it has secured orders for 300 of its first long-range jetliners from Chinese leasing companies. Orders for the single-aisle C919 were announced Thursday by...

Air show seeks to position China as global competitor

Nov. 08, 2022 02:58 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China is displaying its latest generation fighter jets and civilian aircraft this week as it looks to carve a larger role for itself in the global arms trade and compete with Boeing and Airbus. China is currently the world’s fourth-largest arms exporter and an...

Emirates buys 5 Boeing 777 freighters in $1.7B-valued deal

Nov. 08, 2022 02:34 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-hauled carrier Emirates is buying five Boeing 777 freighters in a deal valued at more than $1.7 billion, further expanding its cargo flight capacity, the two companies announced Tuesday. Emirates previously announced a $1 billion investment...

Problem-plagued Boeing sets ambitious turnaround targets

Nov. 02, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

Boeing officials vowed Wednesday to significantly increase airplane production and cash flow in the next few years as the company seeks to recover from two deadly crashes and years of mistakes in its airline and defense businesses. Boeing said it expects to boost revenue to $100...

Airbus 3rd-quarter earnings grow despite supply chain woes

Oct. 28, 2022 06:19 AM EDT

TOULOUSE, France (AP) — Airbus reported Friday that earnings grew in the third quarter and revenue rose through the first nine months of 2022 as it benefited from a strong U.S. dollar despite supply chain issues. The Toulouse, France-based company said it has delivered 437...

Boeing posts $3.3B loss on costs tied to defense programs

Oct. 26, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

Boeing reported a surprising $3.3 billion loss for the third quarter Wednesday, as revenue fell short of expectations and it took huge losses for fixed-cost government programs including new Air Force One presidential jets. The company blamed higher manufacturing and supply-chain...

Boeing crashes: Passengers' families deemed crime victims

Oct. 22, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A federal judge ruled Friday that relatives of people killed in the crashes of two Boeing 737 Max planes are crime victims under federal law and should have been told about private negotiations over a settlement that spared Boeing from criminal prosecution. ...