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  • SEATTLE, Jan 6- Boeing Co fell 80 planes short of its goal for new orders in 2016, but likely clinched the title of world's biggest planemaker for another year. Boeing on Friday said it delivered 748 jetliners last year and booked net orders for 668 aircraft worth about $94 billion at list prices. Boeing's delivery total likely means the Chicago- based aerospace...

  • SEATTLE, Jan 6- Boeing Co fell 80 planes short of its goal for new orders in 2016, but likely clinched the title of world's biggest planemaker for another year. Boeing on Friday said it delivered 748 jetliners last year and booked net orders for 668 aircraft worth about $94 billion at list prices. Boeing's delivery total likely means the Chicago- based aerospace...

  • SEATTLE, Jan 6- Boeing Co said on Friday it delivered 748 jetliners in 2016 and booked net orders for 668 aircraft, short of its goal of having orders match deliveries. The aircraft maker reached its target of delivering at 745 to 750 jetliners last year. On Wednesday, Boeing said it booked firm orders for 80 of its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, valued at $8.8 billion at list...

  • Boeing recieved 668 orders for commercial planes in 2016

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest order and delivery data from Boeing.

  • PARIS, Jan 6- The head of French state-controlled military shipbuilder DCNS said on Friday it was "very likely" that DCNS would enter into the capital of STX France, which is in the process of being sold. Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has made a bid, but France- which owns 33 percent of STX France- wants to ensure that the French state remains a key stakeholder in STX...

  • A nearly completed Boeing 777 reaches the end of a production line at the company's facility in Everett, Washington.

    Boeing is likely to have a decent year on the order front, says Ken Herbert at Canaccord Genuity.

  • PARIS, Jan 5- Order cancellations are not a major risk factor for the aerospace industry this year, a senior Airbus executive said on Thursday, dampening concerns about a downturn in the aerospace industry's cycle amid fragile global economies. "The risk of order cancellations is not very high on our list of risks for this year," Marwan Lahoud, executive...

  • Jan 4- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had received a firm order for 75 of its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, valued at $8.25 billion at list prices, from General Electric Co's commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm. Through December 20, it had booked 470 net orders. On Dec. 27, Delta Air Lines said it was cancelling an order for 18 Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

  • Jan 4- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it had received an order for 75 of its 737 MAX 8 aircraft, valued at $8.25 billion at list prices, from General Electric Co's commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm. The deal increases firm orders from GE Capital Aviation Services for the latest generation of Boeing's best-selling 737 aircraft to 170, Boeing said.

  • *France keen to keep Saint Nazaire site running. PARIS, Jan 4- A leading French minister expressed support on Wednesday for a bid by Italy's Fincantieri's for shipbuilder STX France, adding that the government would aim to keep the shipbuilder's main site running at Saint Nazaire. Italy's 230- year old Fincantieri makes a wide range of vessels from cruise ships...

  • *France keen to keep Saint Nazaire site running. PARIS, Jan 4- A leading French minister expressed support on Wednesday for a bid by Italy's Fincantieri's for shipbuilder STX France, adding that the government would aim to keep the shipbuilder's main site running at Saint Nazaire. Italy's 230- year old Fincantieri makes a wide range of vessels from cruise ships...

  • This photo taken on December 23, 2016 shows Chinese J-15 fighter jets being launched from the deck of the Liaoning aircraft carrier during military drills.

    The confirmation comes days after Taiwan said that a Chinese aircraft carrier passed 90 nautical miles south of the island.

  • In Australia, for example, different agencies regulate drones and counter-drone technologies. "There are potential privacy issues in operating remotely piloted aircraft, but the Civil Aviation Safety Authority's role is restricted to safety. "There's a bit of a fear factor here," says Kyle Landry, an analyst at Lux Research.

  • A man inspects the area after warcrafts belonging to Assad Regime forces attacked with vacuum bomb to Etarib district of Aleppo, Syria on January 1, 2017. Assad regime and its supporter foreign terrorists violate the ceasefire between Syrian opposition groups and the Syrian government.

    Syrian government planes bombarded a rebel-held area near Damascus Sunday, a rebel official and monitors said, amid a fragile ceasefire.

  • Stocks to Watch: December 30, 2016

    Mylan, Lockheed Martin, Amazon, and Wal-Mart stocks are making headlines on the last day of trading for 2016.

  • *Global M&A volume fell 17 pct to $3.6 trln vs 2015' s record. *China outbound cross-border M&A a record $221 billion. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 29- A telecommunications carrier seeks to become a TV network and movie studio owner.

  • A pedestrian carries an umbrella while walking along Wall Street past the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell on Thursday, including: Mylan, Lockheed Martin and more.

  • Dec 27- Delta Air Lines Inc said on Tuesday that in agreement with Boeing Co it would cancel an order for 18 787 Dreamliner aircraft, which it assumed as a part of its merger with Northwest Airlines. The order is valued at more than $4 billion at current list prices. Airlines like Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA from outside the United States are adding flights that Delta...

  • Bethune: Iran's price talk is testosterone fueled

    Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines CEO, discusses Boeing's deal with Iran as the country says it will only pay $8 billion of the original $16 billion agreed upon.

  • The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at expectations in the defense sector for next year.

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