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By: Rich Fisherman
Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour: » Read More
As if the aviation industry doesn't have enough on its plate, it now faces a global shortage of pilots, as CNBC's Matthew Taylor explains.
Randy Tinseth, Marketing VP at Boeing Commercial Airlines, says the firm's 737 program has got off to a good start, and its order book is still strong.
The aircraft manufacturer says airlines in the region are getting smarter when it comes to making orders.
Oliver Sleath, European airlines analyst at Barclays, says the oil price fall is a good thing for airlines.
Akbar Al Baker, Group CEO of Qatar Airways, talks about lower oil prices being a double-edged sword and how it affects the business of air travel.
Arif Wibowo, CEO of Garuda Indonesia, explains that while lower fuel prices can help make make air travel more affordable, it is also hurting the firm's revenues.
Michael Huerta, administrator at the Federal Aviation Administration, tells CNBC that the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is central to boosting U.S.-Asia aviation connectivity.
Global geopolitical uncertainty has pushed defense to the top of national agendas, helping prop up sales at major defense products suppliers.
Patrice Caine, chairman and CEO at Thales, says geopolitical tensions have created momentum for countries to invest in defense and security.
Scott Neal, SVP at Gulfstream, says orders have not been hurt by Asia's headwinds, and Asia Pacific is still the largest market outside the U.S.
Policymakers and industry experts are busy swapping ideas at this year's annual aviation trade show in Singapore.
Boeing is expecting strong orders from Asia over the next 20 years, with few order deferrals on the horizon, the aircraft makers' Asia chief said.
Record plane orders placed by Southeast Asian carriers are now at risk, according to IATA. This comes as industry leaders head to Singapore Airshow. CNBC’s Sri Jegarajah reports.
Airlines will experience the best global financial returns this year, but just not in Asia, says Peter Harbison, executive chairman at the Center for Aviation.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reveals the headwinds buffeting the aviation sector, and the tailwinds helping it forward.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Munich for talks over Syria, Uber executives are facing criminal charges in French court, LAX gets an emergency landing, and the Senate approves a bill to ban Internet access taxes.
John Borghetti, CEO of Virgin Australia, says each business division has picked up, except for cargo which is going through major changes.
Precautionary measures against the Zika virus will protect employees and customers, says Vinay Dube, senior VP for Asia at Delta Air Lines.
Investigations suggest a passenger in a wheelchair was responsible for the Daallo Airlines plane explosion in Somalia's capital, the WSJ reported.