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Boeing Signs New $3B Deal with Iranian Airline

Boeing Co. said on Tuesday it has signed a new, $3 billion deal with Iran’s Aseman Airlines to supply 30 737 MAX aircraft to the carrier, a new agreement on top of the $16.6 billion sale it made in the Mideast nation following the landmark nuclear deal.

Trump Pushes ‘America First’ at Boeing Visit

Friday at a Boeing manufacturing facility in North Charleston, SC, President Donald Trump gave a speech that promoted the “America first” theme that was also a part of his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s stop in North Charleston was part of Boeing’s

Thomas Pickering, chairman of the Benghazi Accountability Review Board, appears before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the Benghazi attacks in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on September 19, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Shadow Diplomat’ Ran Big-Money Iran, Russia Deals

A new report from the Center for Security Policy, called “Clinton’s Shadow Diplomat,” concerns former Ambassador Thomas Pickering, who last made the news by forgetting to mention he was getting paid by Boeing while lobbying for the Iran nuclear deal, which just happens to have facilitated a $25 billion deal for Boeing.

Mysterious Glow a New Twist in Amos-6 Rocket Blast Probe

MIAMI, Florida – The mysterious explosion of a SpaceX rocket last month took an odd turn with a “cordial” encounter between staff of Elon Musk’s firm and fierce rival United Launch Alliance over a mysterious glow on a ULA building nearby during the blast, The Washington Post reported.

Pat Buchanan: Trump Is Right About ‘Trade Predators’ — ‘America’s Allies Are Cheating and Robbing Her Blind on Trade’

In his latest column, Pat Buchanan explains why Republican nominee Donald Trump is right to criticize the predatory trade practices of America’s allies and the shortsightedness of American leadership in enabling the massive trade deficits and outsourcing of production that have become “milestones of national decline.”

Boeing Nears Wide-Body Jet Sale to Qatar Airways: Sources

Boeing Co (BA.N) is close to clinching a large sale of widebody jetliners to Qatar Airways, a deal that moved closer with the recent U.S. approval of Boeing fighter jet sales to the Gulf nation, according to two people familiar with the situation.

U.S. Approves Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Jet Sales to Gulf: Sources

The United States on Wednesday began notifying lawmakers that it has approved $7 billion in long-stalled sales of Boeing Co (BA.N) fighter jets to Kuwait and Qatar, and more than $1 billion in Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) jets to Bahrain, sources familiar with the decision said.

An Airbus A380 takes off for a flying display at the 47th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, June 21, 2007. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Treasury Department Approves Boeing and Airbus Sales to Iran

On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Department approved controversial licenses for Boeing and Airbus to sell planes to Iran — a move critics say could enable Iran to ferry troops and weapons into Syria and other conflict zones with American and European aircraft.

Elon Musk SpaceX (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

SpaceX Explosion Threatens Private Takeover of Space

An explosion Thursday in Cape Canaveral during a routine static test-fire of the nine Merlin 1D engines that power the first stage of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket is the company’s second catastrophic failure in the last two years, and puts at risk the expected private sector takeover of space flight.

Iran, Boeing Sign Historic $25 Billion Sales Agreement

Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air “expressing the airline’s intent” to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 US Embassy takeover in Tehran — if it goes through.

Boeing's first 737 MAX, named the 'Spirit of Renton,' sits on the tarmac Dec. 8 at the Boeing factory in Renton, Washington. Boeing aircraft orders fell by nearly half in 2015 even as deliveries rose to a record, the aerospace giant said Thursday. Boeing said that net orders for new aircraft dropped to 768 last year from 1,432 in 2014, putting it behind rival Airbus, which is expected to report well over 1,000 orders for last year. | AFP-JIJI

Iran Announces Deal to Purchase Planes from Boeing

On Tuesday, Iran’s transportation minister announced that the country has reached a deal with U.S. aerospace giant Boeing (BA) signifying the first major deal between the two nations since the historic Joint Comprehension Plan of Action, or the Iran nuclear deal, came to fruition last summer.

Boeing had a record 762 commercial aircraft deliveries in 2015, topping Airbus, but its rival had a substantial edge in net orders last year, at 1,080 versus 768 for Boeing

Iran Says Boeing Officials Will Visit Tehran Soon

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran’s official IRNA news agency is saying a delegation from Boeing Co. will visit the country to review “possible cooperation” with Iranian airlines. The late Friday report by IRNA says officials from Iran’s national carrier, Iran

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Aerospace Booms in Alabama, Shrivels in California

Just weeks after Boeing sold off all the equipment at its 1.1 million square foot Long Beach, CA factory, Europe’s Airbus officially opened in Alabama what the company promises will be the most cost-efficient commercial airliner assembly plant in the world.