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April 6, 2018 11:20 PM American Airlines announces big order for Boeing jets

American Airlines is ordering 47 new Boeing jets with a combined list price of $12.3 billion to replace some of its oldest planes. Terms are not being disclosed. Airlines routinely get big discounts on planes. American is also canceling an order with Boeing's European rival, Airbus, that was made by US Airways before it merged with American, and delaying 71

April 6, 2018 4:33 AM NASA, Boeing Signal Regular Missions to Space Station to Be Delayed

Revised Boeing contract signals capsule won’t fly with crew until 2019 NASA and Boeing Co. have agreed to turn the initial test flight of the company’s commercial crewed capsule into an operational mission, one of several recent signs officials are hedging their bets on when U.S. spacecraft will start regularly ferrying astronauts to the international 81

April 4, 2018 2:02 AM China Vows 'Measures of the Same Strength' in Response to U.S. Tariff Hikes

(BEIJING) — China on Wednesday vowed to take measures of the “same strength” in response to a U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately file a challenge the U.S. move in the World 62

March 25, 2018 12:25 PM First direct flight from Australia to London touches down

LONDON – The maiden flight of a new non-stop regular passenger service between Australia and Britain has touched down at London's Heathrow Airport. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, operated by Qantas Airways, arrived Sunday in London just over 17 hours after setting off from the western Australian city of Perth. The new link with Perth — a 14,498-kilometer 110

March 23, 2018 3:52 PM Bumped United passenger walks away with $10,000 voucher

A United Airlines passenger bumped from a flight and walking away with a travel voucher isn't terribly surprising -- but for one flyer, it was worth $10,000. For Allison Preiss, a communications director from Washington who began tweeting Thursday morning from Dulles International Airport after she was asked to deboard, her travel experience ended much better 89

March 23, 2018 12:53 PM Air India completes historic first flight to Israel over Saudi skies

The first-ever flight to Israel over Saudi Arabia has been completed. Air India conducted its maiden flight from India's capital New Delhi to the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on Thursday, the airline said. The plane flew over Oman, Saudi Arabia and Jordan before landing at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion International Airport, according to tracking site Flightradar 63

March 19, 2018 8:18 PM Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

WICHITA, Kan. – A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Friday on behalf of Munir Zanial, a Malaysian national of Indian ancestry. Zanial rented the group's lake last year to host a party 40

March 1, 2018 9:40 PM Dow Jones closes 420 points lower after Trump announces tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

President Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House Thursday. Stocks fell sharply as investors worried that President Trump’s planned tariffs on steel and aluminum will lead to retaliation from other countries. Trump told industry executives Thursday he would impose the tariffs next week. The head of the European 63

February 25, 2018 8:40 PM Qatar Airways' new plane battles jet lag with ambient light, hospital-grade air filters

The plane also claims the quietest twin-aisle cabin, larger overhead bins, higher ceilings and window seats where every seat has a window. (Qatar Airways) A sleek new plane designed with customer comfort in mind hit the skies this weekend. Qatar Airways unleashed its new A350-1000 with premium airplane upgrades on Saturday between London and Doha, Qatar 204

February 21, 2018 7:43 PM Hawaiian Dumps Airbus Order for Boeing Jets

Boeing’s win is a rare example of a plane maker successfully flipping an airline’s choice of intercontinental jets Hawaiian Airlines is expected to cancel an order for Airbus SE long-haul jets in favor of buying its first new Boeing Co. 787-9 Dreamliners, according to people familiar with the negotiations. Boeing’s win in a closely watched contest is a rare example 43