NASA selected Boeing and SpaceX to build America's next spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2017.
Kazakhstan citizens were not among those killed in the Malaysia Airlines plane crash.
Kazakhstan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the crash of the Malaysian passenger plane.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Friday called Russia's response to the downing of a Malaysian Airlines jet over Ukraine "deeply, deeply unsatisfactory".
South Korea said Tuesday it is considering offers from plane giants Airbus and Boeing as well as Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to provide air refuelling tankers in a deal estimated to be worth $1.38 billion.
US aerospace giant Boeing said Friday that China Eastern Airlines has agreed to buy 80 737 aircraft, its biggest single-aisle purchase to date by a Chinese airline.
An Australian passenger who sparked a hijack alert on a flight to Bali has denied being drunk and claimed he banged on the door of the cockpit after mistaking it for the toilet, Indonesian police said.
Shandong Airlines, one of China's smaller carriers, said it has agreed to buy 50 passenger planes from US manufacturer Boeing for $4.6 billion, in another sign of the country's growing demand for air travel.
The United States has issued a license allowing Boeing to do business with Iran for the first time since the US embargo of 1979, a company spokesman told AFP Friday.
Malaysia's civil aviation department said late Monday the last words spoken by one of pilots of missing Flight MH370 were "Good night Malaysian three seven zero", and not the more casual "All right, good night" originally reported.
Boeing said Monday it has joined an official US team investigating the still-mysterious disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines 777 aircraft, feared to have plunged into the Gulf of Thailand.
US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has developed a smartphone geared mainly toward people working in defense and homeland security.
Myanmar's national carrier on Tuesday signed a deal to lease 10 Boeing aircraft worth nearly $1 billion that will ply international routes in a bid to tap booming tourism as the once-reclusive country opens up to the world.
The Asia-Pacific will require almost 13,000 new airplanes worth $1.9 trillion over the next 20 years, Boeing said Monday, as booming wealth in the region fuels demand for air travel.
Air Astana has replenished its airplane fleet with two new Boeing 767s.
Russia on Monday sought answers for the latest deadly plane crash to raise alarm about the safety of its civil aviation.
A native of Temirtau city in central Kazakhstan died in the plane crash in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia.
A Boeing 737 operated by a Russian airline crashed on Sunday while attempting to land in the city of Kazan, killing all 50 on board.
A 787 Dreamliner bound for Japan was forced to turn around and fly back to Russia after toilets on the plane refused to flush.
Boeing announced Wednesday it would end production of its C-17 military transport aircraft in 2015, citing a difficult environment amid government spending cuts.
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