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Boeing: Aerospace and defense manufacturer in the United States
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aerospace manufacturers; it is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2018 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Boeing is incorporated in Delaware.

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Boeing signals end of 747 jumbo jet - sources [Video]

Boeing signals end of 747 jumbo jet - sources

Boeing Co and suppliers set the final number of parts it would need for the 747 jumbo jet program at least a year ago, signaling the end for a plane that democratized global air travel in the 1970s...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published
Dow plunges 1861 points [Video]

Dow plunges 1861 points

Wall Street plummeted Thursday as investors reacted to renewed fears of a pandemic resurgence and digested dour economic forecasts from the U.S. Federal Reserve. Fred Katayama reports on the market..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published
Jobless claims decline but millions still out of work [Video]

Jobless claims decline but millions still out of work

Layoffs in the United States are abating, but millions who lost their jobs because of COVID-19 continue to draw unemployment benefits, suggesting the labor market could take years to heal from the..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:44Published
Boeing Share Price Makes Rapid, Uncontrolled Descent [Video]

Boeing Share Price Makes Rapid, Uncontrolled Descent

Markets Insider reports aircraft manufacturer Boeing plummeted 12% on Thursday. Its share price descended after Spirit Aerosystems said it was directed by Boeing to pause the production of parts used..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
France unveils 15 bln euro aid package for jet makers [Video]

France unveils 15 bln euro aid package for jet makers

France has unveiled a 15 billion euro package of aid targeted at the country's aerospace industry, but also including support for Air France. Julian Satterthwaite reports

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Pilots take advantage of Britain's empty skies [Video]

Pilots take advantage of Britain's empty skies

Instead of a Boeing or Airbus flying overhead, Londoners are now likely to see a vintage biplane or two as a group of flying enthusiasts make the most of the empty airspace over the capital.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published
Recovery hopes drive Wall Street higher [Video]

Recovery hopes drive Wall Street higher

Wall Street rallied broadly Wednesday with the Nasdaq approaching record highs as signs of an economic recovery from mandated shutdowns helped investors look beyond U.S. social unrest and pandemic..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published
As airlines suffer, Wizz still bets on expansion [Video]

As airlines suffer, Wizz still bets on expansion

Budget carrier Wizz says it's sticking to expansion plans despite the global slump in air travel, but TUI says it's delaying new jet deliveries. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Stocks rise on recovery hopes [Video]

Stocks rise on recovery hopes

U.S. stocks posted gains Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery helped offset jitters over increasingly violent social unrest amid an ongoing pandemic and rising U.S.-China tensions. Fred Katayama..

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Boeing resumes production of 737 Max planes [Video]

Boeing resumes production of 737 Max planes

The American aerospace manufacturer Boeing has resumed the production of troubled 737 Max airplanes. Boeing said it would restart production "at a low rate as it implements more than a dozen..

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Boeing To Lay Off 7,000 [Video]

Boeing To Lay Off 7,000

Business Insider reports that Boeing will lay off 6,770 US employees. The company described the layoffs as "the first." More expected later in the year. Boeing has said it will need to reduce its..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published
Boeing to announce U.S. job cuts this week: union [Video]

Boeing to announce U.S. job cuts this week: union

Boeing is set to announce significant U.S. job cuts this week, according to a union spokesman who told Reuters about the layoffs on Tuesday. Gloria Tso reports.

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How safe is cabin air? [Video]

How safe is cabin air?

Jet manufacturers and airlines are launching an urgent initiative to convince nervous travelers that the air they breathe on planes is safe, believing this is critical to rebuilding a travel industry..

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Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs amid air travel slump [Video]

Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs amid air travel slump

Britain's Rolls-Royce said on Wednesday it would cut at least 9,000 jobs from its global staff of 52,000 and could shut factories to adapt to the much smaller aviation market that will emerge from the..

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Empty middle seat? It depends where you're flying [Video]

Empty middle seat? It depends where you're flying

Airlines face deep confusion over whether middle seats should be left empty, or whether other measures should be taken to keep passengers safe from contagion. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published
S&P jumps 3% on vaccine hopes [Video]

S&P jumps 3% on vaccine hopes

U.S. stocks soared Monday, and the S&P 500 closed at a 10-week high. As Fred Katayama reports, encouraging data for a potential coronavirus vaccine and the promise of more stimulus for the economy sent..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published
U.S. Space Force launches Boeing-built spaceplane [Video]

U.S. Space Force launches Boeing-built spaceplane

The U.S. Space Force launched the Boeing-built test spaceplane X-37B into orbit for its 7th mission on Sunday from Cape Canaveral. Caroline Malone reports.

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Taiwan plans to buy land-based Boeing-made Harpoon anti-ship missiles as part of its military modernisation efforts, its defence ministry said on Thursday, the latest purchase from the United States to..
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German plan sees Eurofighter, F-18 mix replacing Tornado: source

A German procurement proposal to replace Germany's aging fleet of Tornado fighter jets foresees the purchase of up to 93 Eurofighters, and up to 45 F-18s from Boeing, a German Defense Ministry source..
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Exclusive: Japan favors home-grown design for next-generation fighter after rejecting foreign plans: sources

Japan wants to develop a stealth fighter domestically, rejecting designs from Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co in the United States and Britain's BAE Systems PLC, three sources with knowledge of the..
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Boeing says employee tests positive for coronavirus

Boeing Co said late on Monday an employee at its Everett facility in Washington state has tested positive for the coronavirus and has now been quarantined.
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Ethiopia Airlines crash report focuses on Boeing's faulty systems

Ethiopian investigators singled out faulty systems on a Boeing 737 MAX plane in an interim report on last year's Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, piling pressure on the U.S. jetmaker on..
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Ethiopia says faulty sensor reading preceded Boeing crash

A faulty sensor reading and the activation of an anti-stall system on a Boeing 737 MAX preceded the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight in 2019 that killed 157 people, an interim report by the..
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Ethiopian draft report blames Boeing for 737 MAX plane crash: sources

A draft interim report from Ethiopian crash investigators circulated to U.S. government agencies concludes the March 2019 crash of a Boeing Co 737 MAX was caused by the plane's design, two people..
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Ethiopian investigators set to blame Boeing for plane crash: Bloomberg News

Ethiopian crash investigators have tentatively concluded that the crash of a Boeing Co 737 MAX last year was caused by the plane's design, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing a draft report being..
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Boeing plane makes hard landing in northwest Russia, all 94 on board safe

A Boeing 737 airliner with 94 people on board made a hard landing in northwestern Russia on Sunday, carrier UTair said, but no one was badly hurt.
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U.S. appeals court upholds dismissal of lawsuits over missing Malaysia Air flight

A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a lower court decision to dismiss nationwide litigation over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in which victims' families sought to hold the..
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Boeing working with U.S. agencies to get approval to assist in Iran crash probe

Boeing Co said Friday it is working with U.S. regulators to assist in the investigation of Wednesday's crash of an Ukranian 737-800 airliner in Iran that killed 176 people.
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Boeing jet crashes in Iran with no survivors, security sources see technical cause

A Ukrainian airliner fell to earth in a fireball shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board in a crash that sparked an international scramble to establish the..
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Technical problems behind deadly crash of Boeing jet in Iran: security sources

A Ukrainian airliner fell to earth in a fireball shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board in a crash that intelligence sources said was likely caused by a..
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Airlines face higher fuel bills as they avoid Iran, Iraq amid tensions

Airlines are facing higher fuel bills as they reroute flights to avoid airspace over Iran and Iraq due to recent heightened tension between Washington and Tehran, adding further financial pressure to..
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No survivors as Ukrainian Boeing plane crashes in Iran with 176 aboard

A Ukrainian airliner crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday, bursting into flames and killing all 176 people on board.
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Iran will not give black box from crashed Ukrainian airliner to Boeing: Mehr

Iran will not give the black box of the crashed Ukrainian airliner to planemaker Boeing, the head of Tehran's civil aviation organization was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
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Boeing says gathering more information about reported 737 crash in Iran

Boeing Co said it was aware of media reports regarding a plane crash in Iran and was gathering more information.
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After Ethiopia crash, victims' relatives say they were hounded by U.S. law firms

Days after the March 10 crash of a Kenya-bound Ethiopian Airlinesโ€™ Boeing jet that killed all 157 people on board, strangers began calling or visiting bereaved families, saying they represented U.S...
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NATO gives Boeing $1 billion deal to upgrade AWACS reconnaissance planes

NATO on Wednesday awarded Boeing Co a $1 billion contract to upgrade its fleet of AWACS reconnaissance planes, a deal officials said showed the strength of transatlantic cooperation days before an..
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Boeing settles more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer

Boeing Co has settled more than half of some 118 claims related to the fatal crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.
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Self-regulation failed with banks, but with aircraft in can kill

A retired airworthiness engineer says the flying public is right to worry about faults discovered in two models of Boeing 737s.
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Qantas pulls three 737s from service after finding cracks

Qantas says three of its fleet of Boeing 737s have cracks in the wing structure and have had to be taken out of service.
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Boeing completes year of turmoil with promise to Indonesia on 737 MAX crash

Boeing Co on Friday promised to act on safety recommendations for its 737 MAX aircraft made in a new report by Indonesian investigators on the deadly Lion Air crash a year ago.
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Indonesia report on 737 MAX crash faults Boeing design, says Lion Air made mistakes

Boeing , acting without adequate oversight from U.S. regulators, failed to grasp risks in the design of cockpit software on its 737 MAX airliner, sowing the seeds for a Lion Air crash that also..
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Boeing says it is addressing Indonesia's safety guidance on Lion Air crash

Boeing Co said on Friday it is addressing Indonesia's safety recommendations following calls for better cockpit systems and oversight by U.S. regulators, and after the country blamed design flaws for a..
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Boeing crash victims' lawyer to seek testimony from 737 MAX whistleblower

An attorney representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia said on Friday he will seek sworn evidence from a Boeing engineer who claims the company rejected a..
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'System is not broken' after 737 MAX crashes: review panel chair

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration process for certifying new airplanes is not broken but needs to be improved, the chair of an international panel of air-safety regulators, tasked to review..
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Boeing to pay 737 MAX crash victims' families $144,500 each

Boeing Co will pay the families of 346 people killed in two fatal 737 MAX crashes $144,500 each from a $50 million financial assistance fund announced in July, the fund's administrators said on Monday.
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Indonesia finds design flaw, oversight lapses in 737 MAX crash: WSJ

Indonesian investigators have found that design and oversight lapses played a key role in the October crash of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jet that killed all 189 aboard, the Wall Street Journal said on..
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Ethiopian crash victims want 737 MAX documents from Boeing, FAA

A lawyer for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 said on Tuesday he wants Boeing Co and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to hand over documents about the decision to keep the Boeing 737..
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Budget spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk: sources

A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A surveillance aircraft, often called NATO's "eyes in the sky,"..
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Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer

A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims'..
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Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan

The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too..
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Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support

Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737..
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Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families

Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737..
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Boeing promises $100 million to help families affected by deadly crashes

Boeing Co on Wednesday said it would give $100 million to organizations to help families affected by the deadly crashes of the company's 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
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