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  • The big themes out of Farnborough 2016

    What’s going to be the big news out of the Farnborough Air Show this year? CNBC’s Phil Lebeau breaks down the details.

  • LONDON, July 10- International demand for U.S. weapons systems is expected to continue growing in coming years, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Sunday, citing strong interest in unmanned systems, munitions and fighter jets. U.S. arms sales approved by the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency rose 36 percent to $46.6 billion in the fiscal year...

  • Dina Titus of Nevada noted this week that a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee funding measure includes provisions to certify Nevada as an unmanned aviation systems testing state through 2020.. The FAA says the six drone testing states— the others are Alaska, New York, North Dakota, Texas and Virginia— are equals. But the Nevada Institute is the...

  • FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10- Following are the list prices and seat capacity for Airbus and Boeing commercial aircraft:. 737-700 80.6 126 737-800 96 162 737-900 ER 101.9 180 737 MAX 7 90.2 126 737 MAX 8 110 162 737 MAX 112.9 197. 737 MAX 9 116.6 180.

  • A woman walks across Kim Il-Sung square in central Pyongyang on July 7, 2016.

    North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday, but it appeared to fail in the early stages of flight, South Korea's military said.

  • By Tim Hepher and Victoria Bryan. FARNBOROUGH, England, July 8- The aerospace industry is preparing to celebrate major milestones at the Farnborough Airshow next week as Boeing turns 100 and Canada's Bombardier marks the entry into service of a new jet designed to challenge the duopoly of Boeing and Airbus. "The issue is how do you as a manufacturer survive the ill...

  • Evan Koronewski, spokesman for the Canadian Department of National Defence, said the government would assess its options over the summer, in part to determine if Canada still needed to purchase the 65 fighter jets initially planned. Canada paid to help develop the F-35, and many Canadian firms produce parts for the plane, but those orders could disappear if...

  • The RAF Voyager that has been converted to provide travel for the Royal Family and government Ministers.

    Outgoing U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and other ministers are set to take the inaugural flight on Britain's equivalent to Air Force One.

  • A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, produced by Boeing Co., as it stands on display prior to the opening of the Farnborough International Airshow

    The president of North America Operations and Aerospace at Cyient, Tom Edwards, runs through what to watch for at the 2016 Farnbourough Airshow.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Boeing Co is stepping up efforts to conserve cash, cut costs in its supply chain and trim inventory of parts in its factories, telling vendors it will take longer to pay bills, Boeing and aerospace industry executives said. Under the new terms, Boeing is taking up to 120 days to pay, rather than 30 days as in the past, these people said.

  • Hensarling asks Boeing to reconsider Iran sale

    Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) is asking Boeing to reconsider its decision to sell and lease billions of dollars' worth of planes to Iran.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Boeing Co is stepping up efforts to conserve cash, cut costs in its supply chain and trim inventory of parts in its factories, telling vendors it will take longer to pay bills, Boeing and aerospace industry executives said. Under the new terms, Boeing is taking up to 120 days to pay, rather than 30 days as in the past, these people said.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Boeing Co is stepping up efforts to conserve cash, cut costs in its supply chain and trim inventory of parts in its factories, telling vendors it will take longer to pay bills, Boeing and aerospace industry executives said. Under the new terms, Boeing is taking up to 120 days to pay, rather than 30 days as in the past, these people said.

  • F35-A fighter jet

    A trio of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter touched down in the UK last week in readiness for an appearance at the Farnborough Airshow

  • A concept image of the Airlander 10 which is made by Hybrid Air Vehicles.

    Airships were all the rage in the period between the two world wars and now the inflated flying structures are making a comeback.

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- A U.S. House of Representatives panel will debate legislation on Thursday intended to block Boeing Co's planned sale of dozens of commercial aircraft to Iran, which could also affect other planemakers, including Airbus if they became law. A third measure would bar the Export-Import Bank from financing involving any entity that does...

  • PARIS, July 6- Airbus goes into next week's Farnborough Airshow lagging behind arch-rival Boeing after ending the first half of the year with 227 aircraft orders, or 183 after adjusting for cancellations, company data showed on Wednesday. Boeing sold 309 aircraft, or 276 after cancellations and conversions, between the start of the year and June 28, the latest...

  • NEW DELHI, July 1- India's first locally-built combat aircraft officially took to the skies on Friday, 33 years after it was cleared for development, marking a long-held goal of cutting expensive imports to build a domestic defence-industrial base. India's fighter aircraft fleet, made up of a mix of Russian, British and French planes, is down to 33 squadrons as...

  • *High cost a potential barrier to Japan- designed plane. SINGAPORE, June 30- Japan will launch a tender for fighter jets as soon as mid-July, the Ministry of Defence said, in a deal seen worth up to $40 billion as Tokyo seeks to bolster its air defences amid creeping tension with China over disputed maritime borders. In one of the biggest fighter jet contracts up for...

  • CHICAGO, June 29- Metals company Alcoa Inc said on Wednesday it will spin off its traditional aluminum smelting business as part of its planned company split, with up to 19.9 percent of the new company owned by its business that serves aerospace and transportation industries. The company to be spun off will be named Alcoa Corp and the "value-added" business that...

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