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  • Jul. 18, 2013, 11:20 AM
    Shares of Honeywell (HON +0.6%) are all over the board after the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch says its emergency locator beacons should be deactivated in Boeing's (BA) Dreamliner. The comments follow an investigation that ties the device to a fire at Heathrow Airport. The agency added that the FAA should also review use of lithium ELTs in other models. HON said yesterday that it would remove the bea  cons if requested.
  • Jul. 15, 2013, 12:26 PM
    Boeing (BA +3.1%) is flying high today after a fire on another Dreamliner last week caused a bit of panic by investors, who feared another possible grounding was on the way. The stock has gained back much of its initial 7% plunge on the news, as flights of the airliner, at least for now, continue unabated.
  • Jul. 12, 2013, 3:32 PM
    GE says the Boeing (BA -5.4%) 787 Dreamliner fire reported at Heathrow Airport is not related to engines manufactured by GE Aviation. (See also: Fire not in area normally associated with battery; 787 incident inflicts collateral damage in related stocks)
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  • Jul. 12, 2013, 2:12 PM
    Boeing (BA -4.2%) briefly moves off lows on reports the area of the 787 fire at Heathrow was not where the battery would be located. The 787's twin lithium-ion batteries are installed below the floor in electrical bays near the nose and between the wings, far from the apparent damaged area. But in a separate incident, another 787 was grounded today because of unspecified technical issues.
  • Jul. 12, 2013, 12:54 PM
    Add Hexcel (HXL -1.9%) and Spirit AeroSystems (SPR -4%) to the list of stocks sinking in response to news that a Boeing (BA -6.5%) 787 has caught fire at Heathrow airport. Speculation is that the affected aircraft may well be the Ethiopian Airlines jet which was the first 787 to fly post-battery fix. (Also: PCP slides on 787 fire)
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  • Jul. 12, 2013, 12:46 PM
    Precision Castparts (PCP -4.2%) shares sink along with Boeing (BA -6.5%) on news of a fire on a 787 at Heathrow Airport. PCP has large exposure to the continuing manufacturing of 787 aircraft and has been seen as a major beneficiary of a production ramp-up into 2014. Update: Heathrow says no passengers are aboard the parked plane, and arriving and departing flights are suspended.
  • Jul. 12, 2013, 12:28 PM
    Boeing (BA -6.6%) shares drop suddenly on news of a reported fire at a 787 Dreamliner at London's Heathrow airport.
  • Jul. 3, 2013, 11:24 AM
    The Pentagon is planning its first missile test since 2008 on July 5. If successful, the launch will be the first interception in more than four years of a surrogate missile incoming toward the U.S. The test will use interceptors tipped with Raytheon (RTN +0.1%) "hit-to-kill" warheads which last successfully hit their target during a December 2008 exercise, and be operated by Boeing (BA +0.8%).
  • Jun. 25, 2013, 3:27 PM
    Boeing's (BA +1%) leasing unit, Boeing Capital, announces additional deployments of its workhorse 717 twinjet. QantasLink, Australia's largest regional airline, will receive an additional five leased 717s to add to its existing fleet of 13 that operate across the country. The deliveries will begin in late 2013 after the aircraft are refitted with upgraded interiors. The Qantas Group has operated the 717s since 2002.
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  • Jun. 17, 2013, 1:03 PM
    United Technologies (UTX +1.4%) ticks higher today after saying that its subsidiary, UTC Aerospace Systems, has signed a long-term repair license agreement with ST Aerospace for maintenance, repair and overhaul services for UTC Aerospace Systems components on the Boeing (BA) 787 Dreamliner.
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  • Jun. 6, 2013, 2:32 PM
    Boeing (BA +1%) updates its Orders & Deliveries page today, saying it's posted seven new orders for 737s from unidentified customers since last week.
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  • May 23, 2013, 2:07 PM
    Boeing (BA +1.7%) updates its Orders and Deliveries page for the week, saying that since its last update it has received 107 new orders consisting of six 777s and 101 737s. In the Changes category, it reduced 737 net orders by 24. Additionally, the company says that Chinese regulators have cleared local airlines to fly the 787 Dreamliner, and are expected to allow them to launch overseas flights within a matter of months.
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  • May 13, 2013, 11:17 AM
    Boeing (BA +0.9%) lifts higher as Sterne Agee ups its price on the shares to $120 from $100. The firm says that with the Dreamliner fiasco largely behind them, its free cash flow could top $18B over the next three years. The stock has typically traded at a 10-12 multiple to free cash flow, so with book-to-bill for the commercial aircraft sector staying above 1 at least through next year it sees the stock moving "towards the peak in the cycle."
  • May 9, 2013, 1:40 PM
    Boeing (BA +0.8%) rolls out the first 787 Dreamliner to be produced at its new seven-per-month rate, with a targeted monthly output of 10 by year's end. The latest aircraft is due to be delivered to British Airways. To date, 50 Dreamliners have been delivered to eight airlines. The program has more than 800 unfilled orders with 58 customers worldwide. Separately, SocGen has upped the shares to a Hold today as well.
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  • Apr. 24, 2013, 7:46 AM
    More on Boeing (BA) Q1 earnings: Core operating earnings of $1.9B, up 14% Y/Y. Core operating margin of 9.9%, up 80 bps from a year ago. Backlog of $392B, up $2B from end of 2012. Net orders of $20B during Q1. FY2013 outlook of $82B-$85B in revenue and core EPS of $6.10-$6.30 is reaffirmed. Conference call 10:30 ET (presentation slides). Shares +3.3% premarket. (PR)
  • Apr. 19, 2013, 4:09 PM
    The FAA's go-ahead on battery system improvements for the 787 Dreamliner clears the way for Boeing (BA +2.2%) to install the approved modifications, leading to a return to service and resumption of new production deliveries. The improved battery system includes design changes to both prevent and isolate a fault should it occur, including a new steel enclosure system designed to keep any level of battery overheating from affecting the airplane. BA reiterates once again that it expects that the battery issue to have no significant impact on its FY13 financial guidance.
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Boeing Co, together with its subsidiariesdesigns, develops, manufactures, sells and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight and launch systems and services.