| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:30 AM
"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.
He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Businesses and other supporters of the Export-Import Bank cheered the nine-month extension given final approval by the Senate on Thursday night, but remain worried about the future of the embattled agency.
"Congress has left thousands of small, medium...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:28 PM
In a move that returns the U.S. to manned spaceflight, NASA has awarded Boeing and California-based SpaceX with contracts worth a total of $6.8 billion to launch astronauts into space.
The contracts mark a significant shift for the space agency 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...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Florida travelers will soon have another option for travel throughout the Sunshine State.
Florida Express Jet, a new start-up airline, plans to start offering affordable intra-Florida flights in less than 40 days.
Florida Express Jet announced...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself.
Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:55 PM
A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
With a convulsive rumble, followed by billowing flames and exhaust, a sleek 60-foot rocket emerged from its silo at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base.
It was a test of the backbone of the nation's missile defense system. If North Korea or Iran ever...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant Boeing Co. on Wednesday said its first-quarter profit totaled $965 million, down 13 percent from a year earlier, but its core profits handily beat Wall Street expectations based on its growing commercial...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that its chief operating officer, Mark Fields, will succeed Alan Mulally as chief executive officer, effective on July 1.
Mulally, 68, is credited with transforming the No. 2 U.S. automaker from a money-loser to a company...