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No split over similar-looking wingtips

web.archive.org — EVERETT -- To watch the more than 500 Boeing employees who designed, built and tested the 787 walk together ahead of Airplane 24's roll to the gathered crowd of thousands for the first delivery to All Nippon Airways, I could not help but see a fitting bookend for this part of The Boeing Company's history.

Southwest Incident Linked to Cracked Engine Blade

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. NTSB hasn't concluded what caused a plane's emergency landing in Florida in August The U.S. aviation-safety watchdog on Monday linked a cracked jet-engine fan blade to the emergency landing of a Southwest Airlines Co.

Southwest Airlines flight lands in Florida after engine malfunctions

marketwatch.com — A Southwest Airlines Co. flight landed safely Saturday morning following a major malfunction of one of its two engines during a flight across the Southeastern U.S. The Boeing Co. 737-700 was flying from New Orleans to Orlando early Saturday operating as flight 3472 when it suffered the failure, causing the jet to quickly divert to Pensacola International Airport in northern Florida at 9:40 a.m.

Southwest Airlines Flight Lands Safely After Major Engine Malfunction

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Spokesman says initial reports indicate no injuries among 99 passengers and five crew aboard A Southwest Airlines Co. flight landed safely Saturday morning following a major malfunction of one of its two engines during a flight across the Southeastern U.S.

Defense Department Clears Boeing Airborne Tanker for Production

wsj.com — The Pentagon on Friday cleared Boeing Co.'s new aerial fueling tanker for production, a major milestone as the plane maker seeks to move past delays and heavy financial losses. The declaration by the Defense Department clears the way for a $2.8 billion...

Boeing 777 Jet Production Decision Expected

wsj.com — A senior Boeing Co. executive said Wednesday the company expects to decide over the next two months whether to cut production of its highly profitable 777 jetliner. Greg Smith, Boeing's chief financial officer, said at an investor event that the aerospace giant will have "better clarity" by then about demand for the current-generation 777.

Boeing Earnings: What to Watch

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Jet programs, aerial-tanker project in focus when plane maker reports second-quarter results Boeing Co. is scheduled to announce its second-quarter earnings before the market opens on Wednesday.

Boeing Is ‘Delinquent’ on Payments, Says Supplier Rockwell Collins

wsj.com — In a rare public dust-up between two of the biggest collaborators in the aerospace industry, a major supplier to Boeing Co. said the world's largest plane maker was behind on tens of millions dollars in payments due at the end of last month.

Boeing to Record Charges From Jet Programs

wsj.com — Boeing Co. on Thursday revealed more expensive stumbles with the production of new commercial and military jets, saying it would take $2.1 billion in charges in its coming earnings. The after-tax charges, which have been expected by some industry analysts, stem from delays to developing its new Air Force refueling tanker, demand concerns about...

Boeing Shifts to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform

wsj.com — Boeing Co. and its AerData and Jeppesen subsidiaries will move cloud-based versions of their aviation analytics applications, used by more than 300 airlines, to Microsoft Corp.'s Azure cloud computing platform. Airlines use the apps to predict maintenance needs and optimize fuel consumption. Currently, airlines using the apps ran them primarily on their own servers.
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