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  • Connected from the clouds: 3G and 4G on planes Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 9:21 AM ET

    Passengers flying over the EU will be able to use the internet and check emails from their cellphones, according to new rules.

  • Dreamliner fire sends Boeing's shares reeling Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    An Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner jet caught fire at Heathrow Airport in London on July 12, 2013.

    Boeing shares dropped sharply Friday after a fire broke out at London's Heathrow Airport on one of the aerospace giant's troubled Dreamliner planes.

  • Small Planes, Big Fight: Beechcraft vs Embraer Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    The U.S. government was wrong to purchase foreign aircrafts for its operations in Afghanistan, the CEO of Beechcraft told CNBC this week.

  • Boeing, Airbus Opt for Steadier Approach to Deliveries Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner aircraft passes behind the engine of a Airbus SAS A380 aircraft on the first day of the Paris Air Show.

    Rivals Boeing and Airbus have become more cautious about estimating delivery times for new aircrafts, as both grapple with delivery backlogs, because of production difficulties.

  • Ryanair CEO Wants Planemakers to Cram in More Seats Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary finalized an order for 175 Boeing 737-800 aircraft at the Paris Air Show but he said he was disappointed that neither Boeing nor Airbus could offer him a few more seats on their single-aisle planes to allow for cheaper fares.

  • Boeing to Airbus: We've Got You Boxed and Bracketed Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 1:44 AM ET

    In a week that has seen Boeing's Dreamliner meet its new challenger in the form of the Airbus A350, the U.S. firm maintains that the new European aircraft will not affect its share of the wide body market.

  • Bombardier President: We’re Bullish on BRICS Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    Bombardier Commercial Aircraft's President says the Canadian aircraft manufacturer is bullish on the BRIC nations as it details its new CSeries planes at the Paris Air Show, hoping to take advantage of a gap in the market.

  • When Will Africa Be the Next Aviation Hotspot? Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:26 AM ET
    Ethiopian Airlines captains in the cockpit of their 787 Dreamliner after landing in Kenya's capital Nairobi.

    As trade between African nations rises, there is also a growing need for fast, efficient travel between countries. Yet air transport links remain under-developed.

  • Boeing Fights Back With New Dreamliner Orders Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 5:39 AM ET
    A Dreamliner logo sits in the cockpit of a Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner aircraft on the first day of the Paris Air Show in Paris, France.

    After an opening day at the Paris Air Show that saw Airbus announce an impressive amount of orders, Boeing fought back on Tuesday with a raft of orders and the launch of the latest in the line of 787 Dreamliners, the 787-10.

  • Boeing and Airbus Battle at the 2013 Paris Airshow Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Boeing and Airbus square off at the 2013 Paris Air Show.

    Boeing and Airbus showcase their new wide-bodied planes at the 2013 Paris Air Show.

  • Big finance waded into a rain-soaked Paris Airshow with more than $10 billion in orders for jumbo passenger jets as planemakers duelled over strategy for large aircraft.

  • The Stories to Track at the Paris Air Show Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 8:05 AM ET

    Accenture has already noticed that change is in the air for the week ahead in Le Bourget. Four stories in particular underscore the significant changes taking place within the aviation industry.

  • In Paris, Airbus and Boeing Battle for Supremacy Sunday, 16 Jun 2013 | 4:08 AM ET

    In the heated battle for leadership in commercial airplanes Boeing and Airbus believe they are positioned to have strong showings at the Paris Air Show.

  • BAE Must Adjust its Cost Base: New Chairman Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 8:26 AM ET
    The British Union Jack flag flies alongside the BAE flag

    U.K. aerospace giant BAE Systems must adjust its cost-base, according to newly appointed chairman, Roger Carr.

  • Airbus's New A350 Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 6:03 AM ET

    Europe's newest passenger jet successfully began its maiden flight on Friday.

  • Shifting Balance of Power in Aviation Business Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:47 AM ET
    A visitor watches the Airbus A380 during its flying display at the last Paris Air Show in 2011

    A few years ago the lion's share of "action" in the aerospace industry was focused on military aircraft, but now the balance of power has tipped to the commercial side, according to an expert.

  • Pilots Sleeping on Flights? It's a Gray Area Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 12:57 AM ET
    Pilots protest proposed new regulations outside the European Aviation Safety Agency in May 14, 2012 in Germany

    New guidelines from India proposing that pilots should be allowed to sleep on planes raises the issue once more of whether pilots should be allowed rest and whether they are overworked.

  • The Unpredictability of the Paris Air Show Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 9:31 AM ET

    With orders expected to be low, the Paris Air Show has a distinct air of unpredictability. The possibility of commercial unmanned air crafts - known as drones - could be a hot topic.

  • Airbus Sets First Flight of New A350 Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 5:16 PM ET

    With next week's Paris Air Show just around the corner, Airbus announced on Tuesday that the first flight of its new A350 XWB (extra wide body) jet will take place on Friday.

  • Airbus Shrugs Off Doubts Over A350 Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 2:14 AM ET
    The flight deck of Emirates Airbus A380

    The new chief executive of Airbus says he is ready to “bet” that the European aircraft maker’s planned new A350 widebody passenger jet will not suffer the same three-year delay that Boeing had with its 787 Dreamliner, the Financial Times reports.