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3 hrs ago | Reuters

Lessor SMBC nears potential $10 billion Airbus order: sources

Irish leasing company SMBC Aviation Capital is in advanced talks to buy around 100 Airbus aircraft, setting the stage for what could be one of the largest order announcements at next week's Farnborough Airshow, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

a Alaska Airlines to boost carry-on storage with Boeing's new Space Bins

Alaska Airlines said it's the first airline to use Boeing Co.' s new "Space Bins" on its 737-900ER planes, which will increase overhead storage on the plane by nearly 50 percent.

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Related Topix: Alaska Air Group, Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

11 hrs ago | Reuters

General Electric picks partners for GE9X engine on Boeing 777X

GE told Reuters the companies chosen would share about 25 percent of the GE9X program, with Safran holding the largest share.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

15 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

To downtown San Jose skyline, add 8-story courthouse

The steel skeleton of the new $230 million family courthouse will soon appear on the downtown skyline, erected by a special crane capable of hoisting the heavy girders of the blast-proof building.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Boeing 747, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

15 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Air New Zealand gets 1st 'stretch' Dreamliner

Air New Zealand today will become the first airline in the world to fly away with the "stretch" version of Boeing's Dreamliner the 787-9 .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Air New Zealand, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Everett, WA

15 hrs ago | AME Info

Emirates takes milestone delivery of 50th A380 aircraft

This latest delivery takes Emirates' all wide-body fleet to 224 aircraft, representing the world's largest fleet of A380s, and also the world's largest fleet of Boeing 777s.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus A380

20 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Stock analysis: WestJet ascends to a perfect score

A pilot taxis a Westjet Boeing 737-700 plane to a gate after arriving at Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., on Monday February 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Financial Markets

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

American Airlines saw modest increase in passenger traffic but capacity dropped

American Airlines saw its passenger traffic increase 1 percent over the same month in 2013, according to a regulatory filing Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Aircraft, Airbus A321

Examiner.com

Boeing working on much better connectivity in their airplanes

The aerosospace giant Boeing continues to advance its suite of connectivity offerings for customers, signing a contract with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce a new radome, the Boeing Tri-band.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

Reuters

Airbus pushes for A330neo orders ahead of Farnborough Airshow

Airbus is sprinting to line up preliminary orders for a revamped version of its A330 jet and is on stand-by to make an announcement as early as next week's Farnborough Airshow, but no decision has been taken, people familiar with the matter said.

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Related Topix: Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, Marketing

TheStreet.com

Emirates Finalizes $56 Billion Order for 150 Boeing 777X Planes

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Airbus A350, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft

Seattle Times

Wednesday Memo: 5-year-old shot ... Fire threatens 200 homes ... Warm days ahead

The kid is expected to be OK, but still Heat wave : It will be nice today, with the temperature possibly reaching into the low 80s.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

National Public Radio

Germany's Lufthansa Plans Long-Haul Budget Airline

Germany's Lufthansa says it plans to expand its budget airline operation to offer long-haul flights, possibly in cooperation with Turkish Airlines.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

CNN

Stunning, all-black Dreamliner delivered

The debut aircraft was painted in a special edition livery, featuring the New Zealand fern on the back end of the fuselage.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Australia, World News, Boeing 777, Everett, WA

Malaysian National News Agency

Boeing, Emirates Finalize Order For 150 777Xs

Boeing and Emirates Airline have finalized an order for 150 777Xs, valued at US$56 billion at list prices.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangkok Post

Charter airline to start scheduled flights

Jet Asia Airways' long-planned evolution from a largely charter operator to a scheduled airline is finally set to take place in September.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 767, Aircraft

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Pilot buys pizza for stranded passengers

DENVER - Flight delays are no fun, but they're definitely better when a pizza gets delivered.

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Related Topix: Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Transportation, Weather, Cheyenne, WY, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Pot rush is on. Boeing 737 fuselages all rescued....

The Daily Troll: Tech jobs: We're No. 2! Court takes up Ballmer's NBA purchase. Starting flag about to fall for pot sales.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Marijuana, Train Disaster

The Detroit News

Graceland may remove Elvis Presley's old airplanes

Memphis, Tenn. -- For 30 years, tourists from around the world have paid money to get a look at two airplanes once owned by Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Convair 880, Aircraft, Convair Aircraft

The Indian Express

After Air India fiasco, Boeing working on new windshield design for Dreamliners

Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes following a series of incidents of cracks appearing in the aircraft owned by Air India.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787

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