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Airbus and Boeing Deliver More than 1,000 Planes in 2011

Airbus extended its winning streak to nine years over rival Boeing by delivering more commercial planes than its American counterpart again in 2011 according to Reuters. Airbus delivered 534 planes in 2011 while Boeing delivered 477. Both companies have received … Continue reading

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Boeing Lands Second Massive Order in Four Days

Coming just four days after Emirates placed the largest commercial order in Boeing’s history, Indonesia-based Lion Airlines one-upped the Middle Eastern carrier with a $22 billion order CNNMoney reports. The deal, which was $4 billion more than the $18 billion … Continue reading

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Boeing Lands Massive 777 Order

After taking a beating from Airbus in the narrow body market through the first half of the year, Boeing has been able to amass a similar dominance in the wide body market after landing an order from Emirates for 50 … Continue reading

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Report: 787 Will Turn a Profit…In 2034

Much has been made about the struggles that Boeing faced in getting the 787 Dreamliner delivered to customers as the new plane experienced numerous delays and a work stoppage, putting it more than three years behind schedule. But with the … Continue reading

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787 Commercial Flights Set to Begin

Although there is some debate over what constitutes an official “commercial flight”, All Nippon Airways, the launch customer of the much-anticipated boeing 787, is set to begin flying passengers this week the Seattle Post Intelligencer reports. This week’s flight, which … Continue reading

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Airbus Opens Huge Orders Lead over Rival Boeing

Three quarters through the year and the debate over which plane manufacturer will land more orders and deliver more planes this year already seems to be over. According to Businessweek, Airbus has landed 1,038 net orders to Boeing’s 426. Much … Continue reading

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Boeing Delivers First 787 After Three Years of Delays

Finally. It took three years longer then scheduled but Boeing has delivered its first 787 to launch customer All Nippon Airways with the first plane landing in Japan early Sunday morning according to Reuters. Boeing held a ceremony over the … Continue reading

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United Looking to Place Huge Order

On the heels of a string of late plane orders over the past year, United Airlines appears set to place a major order for narrowbody aircraft sometime in the next six months Reuters reports. “They (United Continental) are looking at … Continue reading

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Boeing Postpones 747-8 Delivery Ceremony Over Contract Issue

Bloomberg is reporting that Cargolux will not receive its first 747-8 on Tuesday due to an unknown contractual dispute between Boeing and the European cargo airline. Boeing had to cancel three days’ worth of ceremonies and events yesterday because of … Continue reading

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Boeing’s New 737 Dubbed ‘Max’

Boeing announced last week that it will re-engine its most popular commercial plane, the 737, making the new plane more energy efficient. The announcement concluded months of speculation over whether Boeing would re-engine the narrowbody plane or launch a brand … Continue reading

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