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Japan's All Nippon Airways reports problem with engine of a Boeing 787; some cancellations - Kyodo

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air industry

Aviation Week: Boeing aims to sell 535 jetliners this year, below the company's official forecast of 740 to 745 - Reuters

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New Zealand

#Breaking: Air Force Boeing 757 due to make emergency landing at Whenuapai air base with suspected blown tyre https://t.co/2zLBVXHsR0 - @NZStuff


Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy

Photo: Crashed Boeing 737-400 plane in Bergamo, Italy, remains on road, operations at airport have resumed - @GuzmanGarmendia

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Plane fire at Dubai Airport, Aug., 3, 2016

Video: Thick black smoke rising from Emirates Boeing 777 aircraft on the ground in Dubai - via @Maqarcom

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Plane fire at Dubai Airport, Aug., 3, 2016

Boeing statement: 'Our team is monitoring the situation in Dubai and we'll be working with Emirates to gather more information'

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Plane fire at Dubai Airport, Aug., 3, 2016

Editor's note: We're waiting for more details on whether the plane crash landed, or had declared an emergency before landing. We expect full statements from authorities, the airline and Boeing later. Also, a special thank you to those on the ground at Dubai Airport who sent a tip to us (and their fellow users) to say they'd seen a fire. - David

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air industry

Pentagon preparing to approve, gather bids for new intercontinental ballistic missile from Boeing, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin; could cost more than $62 billion - Bloomberg

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Boeing reports $234 million loss after unexpected costs in 2nd quarter - AFP


air travel

Emirates says 'technical fault' forced Boeing 777-300 aircraft heading to Maldives to make emergency landing in Mumbai; all passengers safe - AFP

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Oklahoma City, OK, US

Hazardous materials crew responding to Boeing facility in Oklahoma City - KOCO News

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air industry

Boeing to take 3 charges totaling $2.05 billion as part of its 2nd-quarter earnings - CNBC

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Oklahoma City, OK, US

Spokesperson: Boeing will give a 60-day notice for layoffs at its Oklahoma City, Okla., plant on Friday - KOCO

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US judge sentences a Chinese man to 46 months in prison for conspiring to hack into Boeing and other defense contractors - Reuters

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Boeing and EgyptAir announce order for 9 Next-Generation 737-800s airplanes, deal valued at $864 million - PR Newswire



Dow up 135 points in midday trading as 3M and Boeing contribute gains; S&P 500 up 0.6%; NASDAQ up 0.65% - CNBC



Southwest Airlines to delay taking delivery of 67 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets by up to 6 years as it focuses on other operational improvements - Bloomberg

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air industry

Boeing confirms signing agreement with Iran Air 'expressing airline's intent' to buy its aircraft - AP

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Iran, Boeing reach deal in purchase of 100 planes, Iranian official says - AFP

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Iran nuclear program deal

US State Department says it can't address whether Boeing has obtained a license to sell aircraft to Iran; notes Iranian nuclear deal permits transfer of passenger aircraft - Reuters

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