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Boeing-Embraer talks add a twist to trade battle

Boeing and Embraer, a Brazilian regional-jet manufacturer, today confirmed that they’re discussing a “potential combination” in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report suggesting that Boeing was looking into acquiring the company, Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Boeing vs. Bombardier battle enters next phase

The U.S. Commerce Department says its tariffs on imported Canadian jets will add up to 292.21 percent, marking another escalation in a trade battle involving Boeing and Canada’s Bombardier. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Boeing responds to tax cut with $300M initiative

The Boeing Co. is moving ahead on $300 million in charitable contributions and workplace investments as a response to the tax bill approved by Congress today. The commitments were laid out in an announcement from Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing’s chairman, president and … Continue reading

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Will CEOs set up a Boeing vs. SpaceX race to Mars?

So what does SpaceX CEO Elon Musk think of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg’s claim that the first people to set foot on Mars will arrive on a Boeing rocket? “Do it,” Musk tweeted, in one of many two-word comebacks that might … Continue reading

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Canada gets set to cancel Boeing fighter jet deal

Reuters reports that Canadian officials have decided to cancel an order of 18 Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet jets, marking an escalation in the trade battle involving Canadian jet maker Bombardier’s sales to U.S. markets. Unnamed officials are quoted as saying that … Continue reading

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Boeing and Airbus duel for multibillion-dollar deals

There’s nothing like an international air show to bring out the multibillion-dollar sales, and the 2017 Dubai Airshow is setting a new standard. Boeing’s big deal of the day was an agreement with flydubai, the hometown airline, for the purchase of up … Continue reading

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$15.1 billion Emirates jet deal boosts Boeing

The Boeing Co. and Emirates Airline wowed the 2017 Dubai Airshow today with a commitment for the purchase of 40 787-10 Dreamliners, valued at $15.1 billion at current list prices. The planes will be delivered starting in 2022, said Sheikh Ahmed … Continue reading

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