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Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

...production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second...was for earnings of $2.02 per share.Boeing Co. said Wednesday that revenue climbed...billion, according to Zacks.Revenue at Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-23/commercial-jets-pu
Business news

...revenue was up 2 percent, as lower prices helped lift sales volume.INCREASED PRODUCTION of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations. The Chicago-based company said net...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/business-news
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

...pro-Russia rebels intend to call a three-day cease-fire to allow for an investigation into the crash and recovery efforts.The Boeing 777-200ER, traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, appeared to have broken up before impact and the burning wreckage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/ukraine-295-malaysia-plane-s
Biz bits

...com. The deadline to register is Monday.Boeing forecast for plane demand risesCHICAGO - Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new...estimated $5.2 trillion. That's up from Boeing's forecast last year that global airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-10/biz-bits
Georgia firms eye commercial uses of drones

...a Kennesaw firm with about 10 employees, has developed an unmanned aircraft that looks like a small-scale version of a Boeing 737. Developed with NASA funding and known as PTERA, the vehicle weighs in at less than 300 pounds and is used to test technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/georgia-firms-eye-commercial-
Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

...has missed several key deadlines and said the process would take longer than Congress expected.So far, two drone models ? Boeing and the Insitu Group's ScanEagle, and AeroVironment's Puma ? are certified to operate commercially, but only in Alaska...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-11/amazon-asks-faa-permission
Dreamliner set to land at American Airlines

...take delivery of its first 787, which Boeing calls the Dreamliner. Passenger flights...American's most important new plane since the Boeing 777 in 1999. With its improved fuel efficiency...Regulators allowed the jets to fly again after Boeing crafted a fix that included encasing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-27/dreamliner-set-land-americ
Washington state courts Airbus amid Boeing tension

...as they try desperately to hang on to Boeing Co., officials in Washington state have...officials to jeopardize the relationship with Boeing by seeking ties with Airbus. However...the memo came amid tension created when Boeing moved its headquarters from Seattle to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-17/washington-state-courts-ai
Washington governor calls for union vote on Boeing offer

...a vote on a proposed contract between Boeing and Puget Sound machinists, even though...state.The contract would secure work on Boeing's new 777X airplane at a time when 22...publicly differed Friday on whether to bring Boeing's latest contract offer to a vote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-13/washington-governor-calls-
Nikki Haley says South Carolina will be supportive of Boeing

...after this week's union vote that left Boeing looking for other states to build its...its 787 Dreamliner, is supportive of Boeing. Haley, speaking with reporters at a...that he's confident the state will make Boeing a competitive offer."I feel bad for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-15/nikki-haley-says-south-car