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Bernstein assess 787 profitability

Bernstein Research issued a report today assessing the Boeing 787 program profitability.

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Narrowing the 737RE design

While the aviation world is waiting to see what the Boeing 737RE will be, information that has emerged publically from Boeing and information we’ve obtained gives, we think, a reasonable picture of what the airplane will look like.

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Boeing’s 787 Glut Casts $16.2 Billion Cloud Over FAA Approval

Boeing’s 787 Glut Casts $16.2 Billion Cloud Over FAA Approval | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Boeing Co., set to get government approval of its new 787 Dreamliner this week and deliver the first jet next month, expects to spend most of 2012 unwinding the record inventory built during three years of delays.

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Boeing close to re-engined 737 fan size decision

Boeing close to re-engined 737 fan size decision | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Boeing appears to be nearing a final decision on the fan size of the re-engined 737, settling on a powerplant that will not require any modification to the aircraft's landing gear, confirm company and industry sources.

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US Airways in Early Talks With Airbus to Replace Boeing 757

US Airways Group Inc., the smallest of the major U.S. full-fare carriers, is in early talks with Airbus SAS about whether the A321neo jet could be a replacement for the airline’s aging Boeing Co. 757s.
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ANA announces first routes for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Launching Haneda - Frankfurt as long-haul international
Haneda - Beijing as the first regular international route
Haneda - Okayama as the first domestic route
Charter flight between Narita and Hong Kong

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787 deliveries for 2011 shrinking

Boeing is likely to deliver only a handful of 787s this year instead of the 12-20 forecast on the year-end and first quarter earnings calls, say sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
Deliveries could be as few as three and perhaps five, according to these sources. Boeing’s internal forecast is 8-9.
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Boeing engine move is key Airbus win

Airbus is savoring a victory that tastes even sweeter to the European company than a $23 billion deal to sell 260 aircraft to American Airlines : it has just forced Boeing to climb down over product strategy.
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Boeing wants to please American Airlines-executive

Boeing wants to please American Airlines-executive | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing will do whatever American Airlines, one of its most loyal U.S. customers, wants it to do as the carrier gears up for a big aircraft order, the head of Boeing's commercial airplanes division said on Wednesday.
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Boeing tanker strategy shifts $600 mln to taxpayer

Boeing could be out $700 mln in development overrun
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Boeing freezes 787 production line in place for fifth time

Boeing freezes 787 production line in place for fifth time | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing has suspended deliveries of 787 Dreamliner airplane sections from its suppliers to the assembly line in Everett and will hold the line in place a month while mechanics catch up on work.
Spokesman Scott Lefeber said the production slowdown won't affect the first Dreamliner delivery.
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Boeing refuses to rush decision on 737 upgrades

Boeing undecided on redesign, new engine not ruled out.
Increased 737 production aimed at Chinese markets.
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Boeing Projects About $300 Million Overrun on Tanker Contract

Boeing Co. is projected to exceed its cost ceiling by as much as $300 million -- about 6 percent - - on the initial contract to develop and build U.S. Air Force aerial refueling tankers, according to government officials.
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Long-delayed 787 wins FAA approval to enter service

Long-delayed 787 wins FAA approval to enter service | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

FAA certification of the 787 clears the way for Boeing to deliver the first jet to All Nippon Airways of Japan in September, three years and four months later than originally planned.

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Boeing reaffirms 787-9 EIS

Boeing reaffirms 787-9 EIS | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Despite analyst doubts and media reports of a coming production slip and delay in the first delivery of the larger 787-9, Boeing CEO Jim McNerney has affirmed the company's guidance.

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Boeing restarts 787 structural deliveries

Boeing has restarted structural deliveries to its 787 final assembly line in Everett, Washington, ending a month-long hold.

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747-8F and 787 delivery dates come into focus

747-8F and 787 delivery dates come into focus | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

Boeing's final month of 747-8 freighter and 787 first delivery milestones has emerged, placing the handover to its patient launch customers as early as 7 and 22 September, respectively, say those familiar with the airframer's plans.

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New Boeing 747-8 Freighter Certified for Entry into Service

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, European Aviation Safety Agency certify design of new member of 747 family.

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Boeing's McNerney: Renton can't count on new 737

Boeing's McNerney: Renton can't count on new 737 | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it

"We haven't made the final decision about where we're going to produce the re-engined airplane," Boeing Chairman and Chief Executive Jim McNerney told.

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American Orders 460 Narrow Jets from Boeing and Airbus

American said that it planned to acquire 260 of the Airbus A320 aircraft and 200 Boeing 737s — half of which will be equipped with a new, more fuel-efficient engine. The move is a clear commitment by Boeing to revamp its best-selling 737 with new engines.
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Boeing ’Decided It Would Lose Money’ on Tanker

Boeing ’Decided It Would Lose Money’ on Tanker | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing Co.’s cost overruns for the new U.S. Air Force tanker jets are “not our problem,” the Defense Department’s procurement chief, Ashton Carter, said today in Washington.
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Boeing halts 787 line for a month

Boeing halts 787 line for a month | Boeing Commercial Airplanes | Scoop.it
Boeing has instituted an approximately one-month hold on the 787 final assembly line and a halt in structural deliveries to its Everett factory.
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Boeing says may have decision on 737 by year-end

Boeing exec says may make decision on 737 by year-end.
May shift design resources to 787-10 in 2016.
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Boeing to increase 737 production rate in 2014

Boeing says will increase 737 production rate to 42/mth
New rate will begin in first half of 2014
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