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  • Dreamliner Takes To Sky in First Flight Check Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 5:19 PM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the sky on Monday in the first of two flights aimed at showing that the plane's new lithium-ion battery system meets regulatory safety standards.

  • Ryanair CEO: Boeing 787 Problems 'Regulatory Crap' Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Despite "unfair commentary" on the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing makes great aircraft, Ryanair CEO told CNBC, following the purchase of $15.6 billion worth of new Boeing jets.

  • Airbus Grabs Huge Order From Boeing Customer Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    Lion Air

    Airbus has landed the largest order of the year, and one of the largest of all-time, with a book value of almost $24 billion. The European plane maker will sell 234 of its A320 planes to Lion Air out of Indonesia.

  • Airbus sells 234 planes to Idonesian Lion Air, poaching one of Boeing's fastest growing customers.

  • Knives on a Plane: TSA Stands by Controversial Plan Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    TSA workers at JFK airport

    The head of the Transportation Security Administration told lawmakers he stands by his plan to allow passengers to carry small knives onto planes despite a growing backlash against the proposal.

  • Carnival's New Debacle: Cruise Ship Stuck in Port Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    Passengers wave from the stranded Carnival Splendor 2010

    The Carnival Dream was stuck in a Caribbean port with equipment trouble Thursday, a month after the Triumph was disabled by a fire that stranded thousands.

  • Chinese Firm Looks to Tap US Natural Gas Market Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 12:26 PM ET
    Engineers at work on the drilling platform of the Cuadrilla shale fracking facility.

    One of China's largest private companies is quietly rolling out plans to establish a network of natural gas fueling stations for trucks along U.S. highways.

  • Satisfaction With Dealership Service at Record High Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    A car awaits repairs in the service department at a Chrysler dealership.

    Forget about the days when bringing your car into the shop was the type of experience that left you frustrated. A new survey by J.D. Power & Associates find customer satisfaction with auto service centers has hit a record high.

  • Ryanair to Announce 200-Plane Boeing Deal: Report Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 5:26 AM ET

    Ryanair is to announce a deal to buy 200 aircraft from Boeing on Sunday, the Irish Independent newspaper reported on Tuesday without citing sources.

  • Boeing 787 Fire's Cause Still Unknown: NTSB Report Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 1:28 PM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is examining the certification and testing of the lithium-ion battery system on the Boeing 787, but still has not found the root cause of a January fire, the board said.

  • German Flight Set to Take Off With Comet Tourists Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    A German travel agency is selling tickets for a flight to give 88 astronomy buffs a close-up view of one of two rare comets expected to pass Earth this year.

  • Wait, What? – Cramer Likes an Airline Stock?!! Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    For the first time in at least 10 years Jim Cramer is recommending an airline stock as a ‘buy’.

  • Maersk Warns of Over-Capacity Risk in 2013 Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Over-capacity in the global container ship market will continue to provide a drain on profit growth in 2013, according to Maersk CEO of North Asia, Tim Smith

  • Brazil Struggles to Prepare to Host the World Cup Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:39 AM ET
    Construction continues on the National Stadium of Brasilia venue for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

    Brazil is looking for foreign investment to help shore up its creaking infrastructure as it readies to host the World Cup next year and the Olympics in 2016.

  • Japanese Pilots Lose Pay as Dreamliners Stay Idle Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 8:43 PM ET
    Capt. Randy Neville, left, a Boeing 787 test pilot, looks out the cockpit window as his Boeing 787 Dreamliner jumbo passenger jet taxis on the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Friday, March 9, 2012, in Phoenix.  Phoenix area Honeywell Aerospace workers were able to get a peek at the new plane that the company supplied a dozen systems for, including flight management, navigation and communications.  The 787 uses lighter carbon fiber for half its construction and is much more fuel-efficient t

    The grounding of Boeing global fleet of 787 Dreamliner passenger jets due to undiagnosed battery problems is taking its toll on the hundreds of pilots.

  • Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said "a great deal of testing" will be needed on Boeing's beleaguered line of 787 planes, before Dreamliners are cleared to fly again.

  • General Motors Asks for OK to Pay CEO $11.1 Million Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Dan Akerson

    General Motors, which still needs the federal government to approve how much it pays top executives, wants to pay CEO Dan Akerson $11.1 million this year, according to documents obtained by CNBC.

  • More ANA Flights Canceled Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    All Nippon Airways have canceled a further 1,714 international and domestic flights from March 31 to May 31, the Japanese airline said Monday, due to the grounding of the Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The cancellations will affect 41,600 passengers.

  • Another Major Snowstorm Is Headed for New England Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    A man clears snow in front of a church in Boston, Mass.

    The storm that blanketed the Midwest earlier this week, dumping more than a foot of snow in Kansas and forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled, is now headed for New England. For Boston, it's the third straight weekend of major snow.

  • Boeing to Lay Out Plan to Fix Grounded Dreamliners Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 12:32 AM ET
    A grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet operated by United Airlines.

    38 days after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the Boeing 787, executives from the airplane maker are laying out their plan to get the Dreamliner back in the air.

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