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  • Bill gives Northrop massive tax break

    Bill gives Northrop massive tax break
    SACRAMENTO — The state Senate has rushed to the governor a massive tax break designed to boost Northrop Grumman Corp.'s chances of landing a government contract to build next-generation stealth bombers for the Air Force. Final passage of the bill,...
  • Aerolínea Avianca reporta pérdida de 21,9 mln dlr en segundo trimestre

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - La aerolínea Avianca Holdings, una de las mayores de América Latina, reportó una pérdida de 21,9 millones de dólares en el segundo trimestre, por un efecto contable asociado a la revaluación del peso colombiano, informó el jueves la...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills on transit projects, bribery, tax breaks

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills Friday to shine more sunlight on Los Angeles County transportation projects, extend the time for prosecuting bribery cases and authorize a possible tax break for a major aerospace company in California. In all, Brown signed...
  • California expands tax credit for stealth bomber to Northrop Grumman

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California on Friday offered tax incentives to an aerospace company seeking to build the next generation of stealth bombers, after controversy that the state had earlier offered the valuable tax breaks only to its main...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Rich exit for buyers of Boeing spinoff

    Canadian private-equity firm Onex, which in 2005 bought Boeing's major parts plant in Wichita, Kan., and two smaller Oklahoma facilities, made its final exit from the deal this month with a hefty financial gain: Nine times its original $108 million...
  • UCF students make prosthetic arm for 6-year-old boy

    UCF students make prosthetic arm for 6-year-old boy
    Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy. "I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
  • Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection

    Space innovators seek Orlando gamer connection
    There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center. Sparked by an event over the weekend at...
  • With eye on China, Japan defense planners seek spending boost

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's defense planners are seeking their biggest budget ever for the coming fiscal year to pay for stealth fighters, drones and a hi-tech submarine, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bolsters the military amid an intensifying rivalry with...
  • The sky's the limit [Editorial]

    The sky's the limit  [Editorial]
    If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...