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Boeing looks at pricey titanium in bid to stem 787 losses

Boeing Co, which loses about $23 million on every 787 Dreamliner passenger jet that leaves the factory, is trying to stem the losses by cutting the use of one of its signature ingredients: titanium. The strong, lightweight alloy u

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Impact on Gulf carriers 'minimal' from US Ex-Im shutdown

Gulf carriers' huge backlog of Boeing aircraft orders will be largely unaffected by the shutdown of the US Export-Import Bank, which provides the region's airlines with billions of dollars in guarantees, industry sources said.

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Iran deal could unleash demand for commercial jets

Airplane sales to Iran were cleared for take off after Tehran signed a nuclear agreement with six major powers on Tuesday, opening a potentially significant opportunity for Boeing and Airbus Group after decades of isolation. The a

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Boeing services to support Oman Air 787 introduction

Oman Air has signed a contract with leading aircraft manufacturer Boeing for a suite of services to support the upcoming entry of the airline's 787 Dreamliners into service and to ensure ongoing efficiency and cost savings for its fleet.

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Planemakers set for Iranian buying spree

Western planemakers look set to reap billions of dollars in deals with Iran, if a deal is done on its nuclear programme to allow one of the world's most promising aviation markets to come out of quarantine, said experts. Iran

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Airbus beats Boeing on H1 orders, lags on deliveries

European planemaker Airbus beat its US rival Boeing on orders in the first half of this year, after a tight contest at last month's Paris Airshow, but remained behind on deliveries, new data showed. Airbus said it had won orde

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Etihad deploys B787 on Zurich route

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is expanding its Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight network with the deployment of the state-of-the-art aircraft on the Abu Dhabi – Zurich route. Starting today (July 6), Etihad Air

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Boeing raises jetliner list prices by 2.9pc

Boeing Company has raised list prices for its jetliners by 2.9 per cent citing a range of costs that go into making the planes. The price of the company's forthcoming 777X, due for delivery by 2020, rose to $400 million in Boe

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Boeing names Muilenburg new CEO

Boeing) on Tuesday named Dennis Muilenburg as chief executive officer, effective July 1, succeeding Jim McNerney. Muilenburg, 51, who has been president and chief operating officer since 2013, had been widely seen as McNerney'

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GE in passenger-to-freighter conversion programme

GE Capital Aviation Services (Gecas), the aviation leasing and financing arm of GE, has announced the launch of its 737-800NG passenger-to-freighter conversion programme. Under this, Gecas plans to convert up to 20 of its Boeing 7

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