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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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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’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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Delta Planning to Place $8 Billion 737 Order

In what would be a dose of good news after a series of disappointing orders for Boeing, Delta appears to be leaning toward buying up to 100 737s to replace aging narrowbody planes in its fleet The Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Boeing: New 737 Site to be Determined in 6-8 Months

According to The Seattle Times, Boeing commercial airplanes chief Jim Albaugh told workers at the company’s assembly line in Renton that Boeing will not announce the site of the re-engined 737 until early next year. “We will go through the process … Continue reading

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Boeing: 737 Won’t Necessarily be Built in Renton

Although it is home to the most popular commercial airplane in history, Boeing officials have refused to confirm that the newly re-engined 737 will be built in Renton, Washington. The Seattle Post Intelligencer reports that Renton isn’t necessarily the only place … Continue reading

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Boeing Wooing American for Massive Jet Order

According to Reuters, Boeing doesn’t appear to be embracing the idea of a split order with Airbus for American Airlines massive order which could be announced sometime in the next few months. Instead, the world’s second largest plane manufacturer is … Continue reading

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Dreamliner Delivery on Target, 737 Decision on Hold

Reuters reports that with only a few months remaining before Boeing’s stated goal of delivering the first 787 “Dreamliner” to launch customer All Nippon Airways, the planemaker is on target to deliver the first plane by September with an August … Continue reading

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Preliminary Images of Replacement 737 Revealed in Denver?

Late last week, FlightBlogger’s Jon Ostrower reported that images shown in a presentation by NASA’s Dr. Charles Harris at the Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference in Denver may reveal some of Boeing’s preliminary ideas behind the anticipated replacement 737 which is expected to be … Continue reading

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Boeing Claims New Airbus A320neo Will be Inferior to Current 737

With Airbus launching a significant upgrade to its A320 with the A320neo, Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes President, Jim Albaugh says that the company’s own narrow-body, the 737, will provide better fuel efficiency than its rivals offering set to debut in 2016 … Continue reading

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