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Angi, Elastic fall; KB Home, Delta Air Lines rise

Jan. 13, 2022 16:21 PM EST

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., up $6.96 to $139.19. The chipmaker reported strong fourth-quarter financial results. KB Home, up $7 to $49.38. The homebuilder's...

Boeing airliner sales jump but deliveries lag rival Airbus

Jan. 11, 2022 11:46 AM EST

Boeing finished 2021 far behind European rival Airbus in deliveries of new aircraft, but sales bounced back after two dismal years caused by the 737 Max crashes and the pandemic. Boeing said Tuesday that it delivered 38 commercial planes in December and 340 for all of 2021, nearly...

Airbus says deliveries of new airline jets are nosing higher

Jan. 10, 2022 15:59 PM EST

Airbus said Monday that it delivered 611 passenger jets in 2021, an 8% increase over 2020 but an indication that airlines are still cautious about adding new planes during a pandemic that has reduced travel worldwide. More than three-quarters of last year's deliveries were for planes...

Qatar Airways goes after Airbus citing aircraft quality

Dec. 20, 2021 14:19 PM EST

Qatar Airways is taking Airbus to court charging the manufacturer of failing to correct what it says is accelerated surface degradation impacting the Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline said Monday that it's seeking a rapid resolution in the High Court in London. The airline has now...

Airport gets new name as some decry lack of public input

Dec. 19, 2021 13:16 PM EST

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — One of Connecticut’s airports has a new name. Bridgeport city officials approved the renaming of Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford as the Bridgeport Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The Connecticut Post reported the move was made Friday without...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Dec. 15, 2021 13:46 PM EST

Greensboro News & Record. Dec. 9, 2021. Editorial: More senselessness and more young deaths It could happen anywhere, even here. And it has. Yet, no sooner have we come to grips with a fatal school shooting at Winston-Salem’s Mount Tabor High...

American cites Boeing delay in trimming international plans

Dec. 09, 2021 15:14 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines is dropping some international flights from its plans for next summer because Boeing has failed to deliver planes that the airline ordered, according to an internal memo Thursday. Boeing has been unable to deliver its 787 jetliner, which it calls the...

France signs weapons mega-deal with UAE as Macron tours Gulf

Dec. 03, 2021 09:34 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France announced multibillion-euro deals Friday to sell fighter planes and combat helicopters to the United Arab Emirates, aiming to boost military cooperation with its top ally in the Persian Gulf amid their shared concerns about Iran. ...

Emirates says IPO a possibility for famed long-haul carrier

Nov. 16, 2021 22:26 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of long-haul carrier Emirates said Tuesday that an initial public offering of stock in the Dubai-based airline could happen as the city-state tries to boost its local financial market, while promising that its fleet of iconic double-decker...

Airbus strikes 2nd major aircraft deal of Dubai Air Show

Nov. 15, 2021 09:27 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus clinched a major deal on Monday valued into the billions of dollars to sell 111 new aircraft to the Air Lease Corporation, its second blockbuster order at the Dubai Air Show. Air Lease, the Los Angeles-based jet financing and...