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GE orders 10 777s from Boeing

Boeing Co. said on Wednesday that it sold 10 of its big 777s to the airplane leasing arm of General Electric. Get the full story »

Boeing reports 10 commercial orders in latest week

Boeing Co. said it took 10 new orders for commercial planes in the week that ended on Tuesday, including four 737s for El Al Israel Airlines, two 747s for Korean Air, and four 777s for an unidentified customer. Get the full story »

Boeing getting parts shipments from Japan

Boeing Co. says its suppliers in Japan are still shipping some airplane parts to the Chicago-based manufacturer, the Associated Press reported Wednesday, citing company spokesman Thomas Brabant. Get the full story »

Boeing takes 58 commercial orders, loses 8

Boeing Co. said Thursday it took 58 new orders for commercial planes in the week that ended March 9, but reduced the number of 787 orders by eight.

The company on its website said it took orders for four 767s from the U.S. Air Force. Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd ordered 10 777s. American International Group’s International Lease Finance Corp ordered 33 737s. Get the full story »

Russia’s Aeroflot to buy 8 Boeing airliners

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during the signing of a contract between Boeing and Aeroflot, March 9, 2011. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian flagship airline Aeroflot said on Wednesday it had signed a firm order to buy eight Boeing 777s, in line with earlier plans, partly to boost its fleet ahead of the Winter Olympics in 2014.

The eight planes — six Boeing 777-300s and two Boeing 777-200s — have a ticket value of $2.17 billion according to Reuters data, although an industry source told Reuters the carrier had received a discount and would pay around $1.6 billion. Get the full story »

Boeing gets orders for 767 and 777 planes

Boeing Co. said on Thursday it took seven new orders for commercial planes in the week ended Feb. 15 — three 767 jets and four 777s.

The 767 orders were from Chile’s LAN Airlines, which announced earlier this week that it was buying the three planes for $510 million as part of its long-term fleet strategy. Get the full story »

Boeing to increase production of 777 aircraft

Boeing Co. for the second time this year said it will increase its 777 aircraft production rate based on strong global demand.

Boeing said Monday it will raise its production of the airplanes to 8.3 per month in the first quarter of 2013. In March, the company announced it would increase production to seven from five airplanes per month starting in mid-2011. Get the full story »

Boeing takes order for eight 777s

Boeing Co. said on Thursday it took a new order for eight 777s, potentially worth $2.7 billion, from BOC Aviation in the week ended Nov. 2.

The company, which competes with Airbus for commercial plane sales, also identified Russian Technologies as the buyer behind an order for 50 737s. The buyer was previously listed as unidentified. Get the full story »

Boeing adds orders for 20 new planes

Boeing Co. says it booked orders for 20 new aircraft in the last week, although it lost a few, too. The new orders include 15 new 737s. That jet is a workhorse and it dominates Boeing’s order book. Customers also ordered five new 777s, a larger plane often used on longer flights. None of the customers were identified.

Boeing gets order for four 737s, loses a 777 order

Boeing Co said Thursday it took orders for four 737 narrowbody planes and lost one order for a 777 in the week ended Aug. 17.

Boeing, the world’s second largest commercial planemaker after EADS unit Airbus, said its net orders for 2010 so far number 258 compared with 142 commercial plane orders in 2009. Get the full story »

Turbulence injures 25 on United Airlines flight

Severe turbulence on a United Airlines flight from Washington to Los Angeles led to a number of injuries and forced an emergency landing, officials said Wednesday. The Denver Post reported 21 passengers and four crew members were injured including a girl who hit the ceiling but that the injuries were mostly minor. Get the full story »

FAA tells airlines to inspect Boeing cockpit windows

From Bloomberg | The Federal Aviation Administration said today that U.S. airlines flying Boeing Co. 757, 767 and 777 aircraft must inspect or replace the cockpit windows after 11 reports of fires tied to electrical wiring in the past two decades.

El Al cancels order with Boeing for four 777s

From Reuters | Israeli airline El Al said on Thursday that it is canceling its order with Boeing Co. to buy four 777-200 jets.

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Boeing to speed up production of 777s, 747s

Associated Press | Boeing will speed up production plans for its
777 and 747 models in anticipation of greater demand from commercial
airlines in a couple of years.

The aircraft maker, based in Chicago, said Friday it will increase
production of its fuel-efficient 777 wide-body in mid-2011 to seven
airplanes per month from five. The ramp-up was originally planned early

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