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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 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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Airbus Orders Frenzy Continues as NEO hits 1,000

It seems almost silly to compare orders numbers between both Boeing and Airbus as though the two are in the same class. Airbus beat Boeing to the punch by announcing its plans for its narrow body fleet, the A320, several … 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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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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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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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 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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Air France-KLM to Split Widebody Order Between Airbus and Boeing

Speculation has grown for a while now that Air France-KLM was planning on divvying up a future widebody between Airbus and Boeing and CEO¬†Pierre Henri Gourgeon basically made it official today, telling French politicians that the airline was going to … Continue reading

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American Mulling Massive Order

The Wall Street Journal reports that American Airlines is looking to replace more than a third of its fleet, over 250 aircraft, and has begun discussions with both Airbus and Boeing. Considering its entire fleet is made up of Boeing … Continue reading

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