Virgin Galactic Stock Tumbles as Commercial Service Again Delayed

Text size Courtesy Virgin Galactic Shares of Virgin Galactic were tumbling Friday after the space tourism company pushed back the launch of commercial service to the second quarter of 2023. Virgin Galactic (ticker: SPCE) last said it expected to start commercial space-tourism service in the first quarter of next year. That was after pushing back … Read more

Boeing Stock Rises as Strike Temporarily Averted, 787 Cleared for Deliveries

Text size The Federal Aviation Administration gave clearance to Boeing to begin deliveries of the 787 Dreamliner after approving the company’s plan to correct production problems with the aircraft. Dreamstime Boeing investors got two bits of good news Monday that was sending the higher. One item was a far bigger deal than the other. The … Read more

Boeing Clears Hurdle for Resuming 787 Dreamliner Deliveries

U.S. air-safety regulators signed off on a Boeing plan aimed at addressing problems with the 787 Dreamliner, a major step before the company restarts deliveries of the aircraft, according to people familiar with the matter. The first 787 delivery is expected to occur within days, one of the people familiar with the matter said. Resuming deliveries … Read more

Airbus Cuts Delivery Goal, Slows Ramp Up on Supply-Chain Woe

The revisions shouldn’t hit Airbus’s financial performance in the short term, with the company reiterating full-year estimates for earnings and cash, but indicate significant challenges in boosting output in an economic environment beset by labor and materials shortages. A slower increase in A320 production also means a five-year order backlog may take longer to clear, … Read more

Boeing stock jumps nearly 8% after maker’s commercial-jet deliveries rise more than 50% in Q2

Boeing Co. BA, +8.46% said Tuesday it delivered 121 commercial aircraft in the second quarter, 53% more than the 79 commercial jets it delivered in the second quarter of 2021. Year-to-date, the aerospace and defense company has delivered 216 planes, compared with 156 in the first half of 2021. Boeing is expected to report second-quarter … Read more

Stock Market Today: Dow’s Fed Day Gains Disappear, Tesla Slides, Amazon Drops

Text size Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images The stock market was tumbling Thursday as pessimism replaced optimism following the Federal Reserve’s three-quarter point rate increase—and the possibility it could drive the economy into recession. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have fallen 464 points, or 1.5%, while S&P 500 futures have … Read more

CEO reportedly laments red ink incurred from Air Force One deal as Boeing posts $1.2 billion first-quarter loss

Boeing said Wednesday that it lost $1.2 billion in the first quarter as it took large write-downs and lost money in both its civilian-airplane and defense businesses. The loss was bigger than Wall Street had forecast, and the company’s quarterly revenue also fell short of expectations. Boeing burned through $3.2 billion in cash. “Messier quarter … Read more