Boeing delivers 14 Dreamliners, strong cash flow seen - sources

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NEW YORK - Boeing Co delivered 14 of its 787 Dreamliners in August, exceeding for the second straight month its 10-a-month target and suggesting strong financial performance later in the year, people familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.

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Lufthansa CEO defends cost cuts as pilots threaten more strikes

FRANKFURT/VIENNA - Lufthansa's chief executive defended the German airline's hard line on strikes on Wednesday after pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) threatened further walkouts in an row over retirement benefits and cost cuts.

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Lufthansa CEO defends hard line on strikes

VIENNA - The CEO of German airline Lufthansa defended the carrier’s hard line on strikes on Wednesday after pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit threatened further walkouts in a row over retirement benefits and cost cuts.

U.S. drone kills six suspected militants in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A unmanned U.S. drone aircraft killed at least six suspected militants and wounded four others on Tuesday in a remote area of northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border, officials said.

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Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission

WARSAW - Two advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in Poland on Monday for a one-day working visit, the Polish army said, a part of Washington's efforts to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian actions in Ukraine.

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Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China

TOKYO - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing.

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Insight - Boeing uses its clout to control supplier consolidation

NEW YORK - Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $37 billion deal for aerospace supplier Precision Castparts Corp is encouraging investors to consolidate the fragmented aircraft components industry, even as Boeing Co uses its clout as the world's biggest plane maker to put a check on some deals.

Exclusive - Carlyle looks to sell Landmark Aviation for $1.7 billion - sources

- Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP has been exploring a sale of aircraft leasing and maintenance company Landmark Aviation for as much as $1.7 billion (1 billion pounds), including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

U.S. OKs $3 billion upgrade of Boeing Apache helicopters for UK

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion (1.95 billion pounds), the Defence Department announced on Thursday.

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Boeing wins $1.49 billion order for 13 P-8A aircraft

WASHINGTON - Boeing Co has won a contract worth $1.49 billion (967 million pounds) to build 13 more P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and buy titanium and other materials needed for work on 20 further planes in coming years, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

U.S. drone kills six suspected militants in Pakistan 01 Sep 2015

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - A unmanned U.S. drone aircraft killed at least six suspected militants and wounded four others on Tuesday in a remote area of northwestern Pakistan near the Afghan border, officials said.

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Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission 31 Aug 2015

WARSAW - Two advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in Poland on Monday for a one-day working visit, the Polish army said, a part of Washington's efforts to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian actions in Ukraine.

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Japan eyes defence budget hike to fortify island chain facing China 31 Aug 2015

TOKYO - Japan's Ministry of Defence is seeking a fourth straight annual military budget hike to help fortify the country's far-flung island chain in the East China Sea, close to ocean territory claimed by Beijing.

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Insight - Boeing uses its clout to control supplier consolidation 30 Aug 2015

NEW YORK - Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $37 billion deal for aerospace supplier Precision Castparts Corp is encouraging investors to consolidate the fragmented aircraft components industry, even as Boeing Co uses its clout as the world's biggest plane maker to put a check on some deals.

Exclusive - Carlyle looks to sell Landmark Aviation for $1.7 billion - sources 29 Aug 2015

- Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP has been exploring a sale of aircraft leasing and maintenance company Landmark Aviation for as much as $1.7 billion (1 billion pounds), including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

U.S. OKs $3 billion upgrade of Boeing Apache helicopters for UK 27 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government has approved Britain's request to have 50 of its older model Apache helicopters refurbished and upgraded by Boeing Co and other U.S. companies, a deal valued at around $3 billion (1.95 billion pounds), the Defence Department announced on Thursday.

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Boeing wins $1.49 billion order for 13 P-8A aircraft 27 Aug 2015

WASHINGTON - Boeing Co has won a contract worth $1.49 billion (967 million pounds) to build 13 more P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and buy titanium and other materials needed for work on 20 further planes in coming years, the Pentagon announced on Thursday.

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Sony, former workers in deal to settle lawsuit over 'Interview' hacking

- Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc has reached a settlement agreement with nine former employees who had filed a lawsuit claiming that their personal data was stolen in a 2014 hacking tied to the studio's release of a comedy film set in North Korea, "The Interview."