United Airlines increases profit on more revenue, cheaper fuel

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United Airlines reported Tuesday that higher revenue and cheaper fuel helped increase its fourth-quarter profit by almost 40%, to $641 million. The airline’s forecast of first-quarter earnings has beaten Wall Street expectations. It is kinda unclear sailing for United, however. The financial report came the same day that United shares fell on the fear that […]

South Africa remains in talks with Airbus, Boeing to print 3D parts

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South African researchers are developing the world’s biggest machine for producing aircraft parts utilizing lasers to melt powdered titanium continues their talks with Airbus and Boeing, with the first commercial application anticipated in 2019. Formally launched in 2011 and backed by government, the Aeroswift research project in 2016 produced the first 3 demonstrator parts– a […]