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Brazil OKs Boeing-Embraer joint jet venture

The Brazilian government today approved the creation of a joint venture that would give Boeing control over Embraer’s commercial airplane operation. That approval is crucial to the $4.2 billion deal, because the government holds a “golden share” in Embraer that … Continue reading

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Air Force accepts first Boeing KC-46 tanker

After struggling through years of delay and absorbing billions of dollars of cost overruns, Boeing says the U.S. Air Force has accepted the first of what’s expected to be hundreds of KC-46 tanker aircraft. The Air Force says the plane … Continue reading

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Boeing reports record airplane deliveries for 2018

Boeing says it delivered a record-high 806 airplanes in 2018, with single-aisle 737 jets accounting for well more than half of those deliveries. The record pace comes despite a 737 delivery backup that hit the planemaker’s plant in Renton, Wash., … Continue reading

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Former Boeing exec takes over the Pentagon

President Donald Trump says Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, will take charge of the Pentagon on Jan. 1 in the wake of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ shocking resignation. Trump announced Shanahan’s shift to the post of … Continue reading

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Boeing’s board boosts dividend by 20 percent

Boeing Co. reported today that its board of directors approved a 20 percent increase in the company’s quarterly dividend, to a level of $2.055 per share. The board also boosted its authorization for share repurchases from $18 billion to $20 … Continue reading

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Boeing and Embraer set terms for joint ventures

Five months after announcing a tentative deal, the Boeing Co. and Brazil’s Embraer aerospace company say they’ve approved the terms for a joint venture that would take in Embraer’s commercial aircraft and services operations — plus another joint venture to promote and … Continue reading

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Boeing CEO would ‘absolutely’ go to Mars

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg often says that the first person to set foot on Mars will get there on a Boeing-built rocket, but at today’s Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit, he made it personal. “Would you go?” CNBC anchor Becky Quick, … Continue reading

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