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Aerospace and Boeing Beat Reporter — Wall Street Journal

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Boeing to Again Reduce Output of 747s — Will turn out one jumbo jet a month beginning in 2016; key challenge for new CEO Muilenburg Boeing Co. said Wednesday it will reduce output of its iconic 747-8 jetliner to one a month beginning in 2016, though it expects a recovery in the air cargo market to drive future sales.

New Commercial Jet Chief at Boeing — Boeing Co. is abruptly changing the chief executive of its commercial unit on the eve of a major air show where the jet maker is expected to announce significant orders for a new version of its 737 Max aircraft.

Boeing's Promotion of Muilenburg Makes Him Likely McNerney Successor — Boeing Co. promoted the head of its defense unit to president and chief operating officer, positioning the veteran engineer as a likely successor to Chief Executive Jim McNerney atop the world's biggest aerospace company as it confronts looming challenges across its business.

In Aircraft Match, It's Boeing's Move — U.S. Plane Maker Considers Response to Airbus's Upgraded A330neo FARNBOROUGH, England-In the battle between the world's biggest plane makers, Airbus Group NV and Boeing Co., each new product launch is a move in a high-stakes game of industrial chess.

Paris Air Show - The Numbers - WSJ — Airbus outpaced Boeing with new orders by 421 to 331 at this year's Paris Air Show as both plane makers continued to benefit from strong demand for new and existing jets, particularly from emerging-market countries. Here are some of the numbers that made the headlines at the aerospace industry's top trade show.

Airbus outpaces Boeing at Paris Air Show — LE BOURGET, France-Airbus Group SE booked $57 billion worth of deals at this year's Paris Air Show as it struck commitments for 421 planes, outpacing Boeing Co.'s intake of 331 jets worth $50.2 billion, according to order tallies from the world's leading makers of jet planes.

A350's return to Earth.

Airbus, Boeing open Paris air show order bonanza — LE BOURGET, France-Boeing Co. and Airbus Group SE kicked off the Paris Air Show with deals for more than 200 jetliners as airlines and lessors show little sign of reduced appetite for planes. The world's two largest aircraft makers booked roughly $42 billion in deals on the first day of the weeklong aerospace extravaganza.

Boeing Bags 100-Plane Deal At Paris Air Show — LE BOURGET, France-Boeing Co. has secured an order for 100 single-aisle 737 Max jetliners worth nearly $11 billion at list price in the biggest single contract by volume so far at this year's Paris Air Show. AerCap Holdings NV has signed the deal for the updated Boeing single-aisle jetliner, worth at much as $10.7 billion, though customers typically receive steep discounts.

Boeing's Vietnam Airlines 787-9 Dreamliner on its way around the air space… — Boeing's Vietnam Airlines 787-9 Dreamliner on its way around the air space above Le Bourget. #PAS15 - Jon Ostrower - Google+
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