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Amid 787 crisis, Boeing wins annual race vs Airbus

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - Boeing <BA.N> re-captured the crown as the world's largest maker of passenger jets last year, overtaking Airbus <EAD.PA> for the first time in a decade as it recovered from delays on its new Dreamliner 787, only to face new problems on Thursday with the groun Full story

Australia's Qantas says Boeing Dreamliner orders on track

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Qantas Airways said on Wednesday its order for 15 Boeing Dreamliner jets remains on track, despite a string of recent problems with the aircraft. Full story

American Airlines amends aircraft purchase agreements

(Reuters) - U.S. carrier American Airlines on Monday said it amended agreements with Boeing and Airbus regarding the purchases of hundreds of planes, including a landmark 2011 aircraft order. Full story

JAL's grounded Boeing Dreamliner leaks fuel in tests

TOKYO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Japan Airlines Co (JAL) <9201.T> said on Sunday that a Boeing Co <BA.N> 787 Dreamliner jet undergoing checks in Tokyo following a fuel leak at Boston airport last week had leaked fuel during tests earlier in the day. Full story

FAA to review 787 Dreamliner

   Boeing has staked a fortune and its reputation on this state-of-the-art aircraft, and now the federal government said today they believe the plan is safe but they’ve ordered a thorough review of its mechanical, power, electrical and battery systems. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.

Relatives of singer Jenni Rivera's co-passengers sue over plane crash

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Family members of four passengers who died with singer Jenni Rivera when her plane crashed in northern Mexico last year sued her corporation and the current and former owners of the aging Learjet they called a "bucket of bolts" on Thursday. Full story

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  Japan Airlines Flight Returned to Gate Prior to Takeoff

There are now reports of crews responding to a fuel leak from an outbound Japan Air flight. It appears to be a 787, but is not the same aircraft that caught fire on Monday, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  Scruggs' doctor describes her injuries

The doctor of Lauren Scruggs explains the injuries she sustained from an airplane propellor.  This web extra is part of the Dateline report from Friday, November 16th, at 10pm/9c. 

  Plane crash caught on tape in Brazil

Watch as a small Cessna airplane careens right off the landing strip at a Sao Paulo regional airport, seriously injuring the captain. TODAY’s Natalie Morales reports.

  American Grounds All 757 Aircrafts

The FDA recalled a contaminated batch of a steroid drug given by spinal injection for back pain, and American Airlines is grounding all 48 of its Boeing 757 aircrafts as they fix the seat lock mechanism that was the cause of seats coming loose, reports...

  Private jet industry hoping for lift

CNBC's Robert Frank reports the private jet industry has been in deep crisis, and offers a sneak peek of the new Learjet 85 aircraft that is capable of cruising at about 600 mph.

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