| Feb 11, 2015
| 11:48 AM
American Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a customer-pleasing aircraft with a problem-plagued history, will initially fly a route between Chicago and Dallas beginning in May, the carrier said Wednesday.
American, the world's largest airline,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:27 PM
Demand for commercial airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19%, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide margin and offsetting weakness in the defense business.
Investors seemed to look past Boeing's muted outlook for 2015. The...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:26 AM
Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant Boeing on Wednesday reported record revenue on the strength of its commercial airplane business, and its profits exceeded Wall Street expectations.
Meanwhile, its CEO on Wednesday attempted to allay fears that...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 1:19 PM
NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, ending U.S. dependence on Russia for rides, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday.
The U.S. space...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Boeing has sketched out plans to develop an all-new aircraft, with new engines and likely a composite structure, to replace its 737 Max jetliner by 2030, CEO Jim McNerney said Wednesday.
The airplane will be slightly larger than the 737 but its shape...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Orders for computers, automobiles and other long-lasting durable goods last month posted their biggest drop since the federal government began collecting the data in 1992 as aircraft demand returned to normal levels after a surge in July.
New orders for...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
America's manned space program, in suspended animation for three years, was stirring this week. That's promising for the program and the nation — particularly for Florida, the nation's space port.
But Congress must make sure it doesn't postpone...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Booming commercial aircraft demand led Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant Boeing on Wednesday to report significantly higher quarterly profit, which also was boosted by strength in the company’s defense business.
As a result, the company...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a study released Tuesday that was disputed by at least one of the companies....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Missteps by Boeing Co. and the Federal Aviation Administration led to a fire aboard a 787 Dreamliner nearly two years ago that was parked at a gate at Boston's Logan International Airport, national safety officials concluded in a report Monday.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Chicago-based Boeing Co. on Monday received an order for 100 of its new 737 Max 200 aircraft from European low-cost carrier Ryanair.
The order is valued at $11 billion at list prices, although carriers typically receive discounts. It has a potential...