KOUROU, French Guiana— A rocket fired from French Guiana has launched two Galileo satellites for the European Space Agency as the European Union continues to expand its global navigation system. The European Union has said its 30- satellite Galileo navigation system will be fully operational by 2020. Two more Galileo missions are scheduled this year.» Read More
Europe's Airbus posted a 43 percent drop in orders and surrendered its crown as the world's largest planemaker to Boeing last year, but predicted improvements in both orders and deliveries for 2013 as airlines seek to reduce fuel costs.
Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.
Boeing was the biggest loser in the Dow today, and another Dreamliner was forced to make an emergency landing, with the Fast Money traders; and CNBC's Jon Fortt offers a preview of Intel's earnings out on Thursday.
Investigators are focusing on the lithium-ion batteries used in the new Boeing 7878 Dreamliner.
Lockheed Martin Corp's new F-35 fighter jet has completed over a third of its planned flight tests, but it is still facing problems with the helmet needed to fly the plane, software development and weapons integration, according to a report by the Pentagon's chief weapons tester.
The FAA's special review of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is significant but not so unusual that the new jet is in danger of being grounded, airline analysts told CNBC Friday.
Even as the federal government was announcing a new reliability review of Boeing's new 787, the Secretary of Transportation was defending the safety of the Dreamliner.
The FAA will conduct a special review of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner power system, CNBC has learned from sources Thursday. The review will likely examine the design and manufacturing process of the plane, and could take several weeks, perhaps even a couple of months.
Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discusses the five investment themes investors need to heed in the coming year, including buying on big dips and a drop in earnings on the S&P 500.
Look up, potential profits may be overhead. Jim Cramer doesn't want you to miss it.
A senior Boeing engineer said Wednesday the plane maker has "extreme confidence" in the 787 Dreamliner, despite three of mishaps this week, including a battery fire.
AMR Corp, the parent of American Airlines, said brighter business prospects might let equity holders receive some value from its reorganization.
A fuel leak forced a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Japan Airlines to return to the gate at Boston's Logan International Airport Tuesday, canceling its scheduled takeoff in the second mishap in as many days with the new jetliner.
Jets are heading off to their final resting place at a rate similar to cars as airlines scrap aircraft at earlier stages, according to new research.
CNBC's Jane Wells explains what areas of defense remain vulnerable.
The Pentagon is getting ready to lay off hundreds of thousands of employees, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports Defense cutbacks loom as the Pentagon plans to notify 800 thousand employees of potential furloughs if no deal is reached in a debt deal.
Defense companies are sure to be affected if we go over the "fiscal cliff" because of automatic spending cuts to the industry, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Howard Rubel, Jefferies analyst, provides insight on how to play the defense sector.
A powerful winter storm forced the cancellation of about 200 U.S. flights on Thursday, as heavy snow and high winds pummeled the northeastern U.S.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.