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  • Boeing's CST-100 prototype

    Boeing is taking on Elon Musk's SpaceX in NASA's competition for a crew carrier to the International Space Station. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.

  • Air Lease signs huge order

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks to the launch customer of Airbus' revamped A330neo - Air Lease Corp. Chairman and CEO Steven Udvar-Hazy. He discusses the healthy demand in the aviation business.

  • Air Show: Boeing vs. Airbus

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Airbus announced a new wide body plane at the Farnborough Airshow.

  • A worker walks among rolls of semi-finished aluminum at an Alcoa aluminum factory.

    Alcoa has invested heavily in its U.S. aerospace business because of the country's leading position in advanced manufacturing, CEO Klaus Kleinfeld tells CNBC.

  • Lockheed Martin to reduce F-35 price

    Lockheed Martin plans to reduce the price of its F-35 by 2019, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • A Southwest Airlines Co. Boeing 737-7H4.

    Increasing demand from low-cost airlines and booming airline travel in Asia – China in particular – drove Boeing to raise its forecast for new planes.

  • Alcoa's 'unrecognized transformation': Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his opinions on Alcoa's quarterly earnings, and the company's acquisition of global jet component leader Firth Rixson.

  • 'Threat' to European carriers from Gulf: Pro

    Douglas McNeill, investment director at Charles Stanley, says the rise of the gulf carriers is the biggest threat to European airlines.

  • US airport security will be 'stepped up': Pro

    Chris Yates, principal at Yates Consulting, says U.S. airport security will be "stepped up" over time in response to evidence that al Qaeda is creating weapons to evade airport checks.

  • Boeing's commercial airplane division ramped up deliveries in June and in the second quarter, aided by the Dreamliner.

  • US airlines 'afraid of competition': Norwegian CEO

    Bjørn Kjos, CEO of Norwegian, says complaints by U.S. pilot unions about the airline's labor policies are not grounded in fact and American carriers are "afraid of competition".

  • Boeing headquarters in Chicago.

    The agreement comes as NASA and Boeing complete the Critical Design Review on the core stage, the last major review before full production begins.

  • Aluminum rods displaying the Alcoa logo

    Alcoa announced it plans to acquire jet engine component maker Firth Rixson from Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85 billion in cash and stock.

  • Alcoa's aerospace buy

    Alcoa is buying jet engine components maker Firth Rixon for $2.85 billion in cash and stock. The "Squawk on the Street" crew breaks down the deal.

  • Alcoa buys Firth Rixson for $2.8B

    With this acquisition we are adding 20 percent to our aerospace business, says Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman & CEO, discussing his company's rapid expansion into the aerospace space.

  • Etihad Airways said on Wednesday that it had agreed principal terms and conditions to buy a 49 percent equity stake in Italy's Alitalia.

  • The annual National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Colorado is trying to outbid rival states like Florida and New Mexico for a bigger slice of the commercial aerospace industry pie.

  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils SpaceX's new seven-seat Dragon V2 spacecraft, in Hawthorne, California on May 29, 2014.

    Even with NASA and Mars on SpaceX's horizon, serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says he plans to stay put at electric carmaker Tesla.

  • Honeywell's green jet fuel

    Discussing the future of energy & emissions and Honeywell's green jet fuel, with David Cote, Honeywell International chairman & CEO; Tim Mahoney, Honeywell Aerospace president & CEO; and Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell Performance Materials & Technologies CEO.

  • Nathan Kundtz,  founder and chief technology officer of Kymeta

    Kymeta is marketing an antenna that will simplify the satellite connection needed for broadband Internet on the go, anywhere in the world.

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