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Aerospace & Boeing beat reporter for The Wall Street Journal. Re-adopted Washingtonian. Unapologetic geek. Tips to: Jon.ostrower@wsj.com c: +1-617-271-4167

Airbus Wins 50 Widebody Jet Deal With Delta Air Lines

online.wsj.com — Airbus Group NV won a deal from Delta Air Lines Inc. for 50 long-range twin aisle jetliners, according to a person familiar with the deal. The deal delivers Airbus a major win for its long range jets over Boeing Co. and will add 25 A350-900s and 25 A330-900neo aircraft to Delta's fleet.

Indonesia's Lion Group Spreads Its Wings

online.wsj.com — SEATTLE-Fast-growing Indonesian airline Lion Group, parent of Lion Air, hopes to complete a deal for at least 50 Bombardier Inc. CSeries jetliners by the end of first quarter of next year, Lion Group President Director Rusdi Kirana said during an interview here.

Airbus A350 Jetliner Approved by FAA

online.wsj.com — Airbus Group NV said Wednesday it has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for its new A350 jetliner, allowing the European manufacturer to deliver the new long-range aircraft to U.S. airlines. The European Aviation Safety Agency in September approved the jetliner, which seats around 300 passengers and is designed to compete with Boeing Co.'s larger 787 Dreamliners and its 777 jets.

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Boeing CEO Jim McNerney: "We're gonna do a new airplane" (Update2)

flightglobal.com — Developing - Speaking at Cowen and Co conference in NY right now: "We're gonna do a new airplane that will go beyond the capability of what the [A320]NEO can do." "What we've seen so far is Airbus focused on their current customer base, which has shown some vulnerability to the CSeries.

Accidents Raise Questions About Future of Commercial Space Travel

online.wsj.com — For nearly a decade, champions of space tourism and other commercial ventures seeking to get beyond the atmosphere have predicted the rapid emergence of a new industry. But a pair of launch failures last week, including Friday's high-profile crash of a Virgin Galactic LLC rocket ship that broke apart miles above the earth killing one pilot and seriously injuring another, are prompting further questions about the future trajectory of...

Richard Branson Plans Cautious Return to Space Race After Crash

online.wsj.com — Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sounded a cautionary tone in the wake of Friday's crash of the company's rocket-powered space plane, pledging to pursue space tourism but only after making safety improvements. "We're not going to push on blindly," Mr. Branson vowed in his first public comments since the crash, which killed one test pilot...

Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes

online.wsj.com — Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight Following "Anomaly"-Company *Virgin Galactic Says Status of Pilots Aboard Downed Virgin Spacecraft "Unknown at This Time" MORE TO COME Write to Andy Pasztor at andy.pasztor@wsj.com...

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Nov 21, 2014

Judging by recent Tweets, a lot of phones are autocorrecting boring to Boeing.

Nov 21, 2014

RT @AirlineFlyer: Just a few @Airbus test flights up in the air right now. 2x A380 2x A330 2x A350 2x A320 pic.twitter.com/k8ZaaIrhtQ

Nov 21, 2014

Mine brewing now. RT @MiddleSeatView: On my third cup... RT @jonostrower: Not enough coffee in the world...

Nov 21, 2014

RT @mims: Fascinating account of how CEO of Starwood lives a post-PC life, is more productive for it. online.wsj.com/articles/the-p… pic.twitter.com/j1IsI0akP5

Nov 21, 2014

RT @jasonrdean: Pentagon to defense contractors: Innovate, or we'll find people who do on.wsj.com/1xHJLdH by @dougcameron @julianbarnes $LMT $NOC $HII

Nov 20, 2014

To be fair, if the A321neo is catching up with the 737 Max 9, there are lot of airlines with hidden conversions. reut.rs/1zHHOMh



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