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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Air Cargo Showing a Marked Pickup: Cathay CEO Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:01 PM ET
    Cathay Pacific Airways Chief Executive John Slosar speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Cathay said its first half earnings will be disappointing because of the cloudy global economic outlook and high fuel prices, forcing it to cut costs and reduce flights on some long-haul routes. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    After a lackluster few years for the air cargo industry, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways told CNBC he expects a recovery in global demand to rejuvenate the flagging sector.

  • FAA Approves Boeing Plan to Fix 787 Batteries Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:40 PM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    Federal regulators have approved a Boeing plan to redesign the 787 Dreamliner's batteries, though extensive testing will be needed before the planes can fly passengers again.

  • United Scratches Dreamliner Off Schedule Till Mid-May Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    United Airlines 787 Dreamliner.

    United Airlines is keeping the grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner off its schedule at least through mid-May.

  • Global Logistic Properties' Optimistic Outlook     Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Jeffrey Schwartz, Deputy Chairman at Global Logistic Properties reports a 30.7% rise in Q3 net profits and is optimistic about the company's outlook. He speaks about the company's J-Reit listing in Tokyo.

  • Aer Lingus Can Live Without Ryanair Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:18 AM ET

    Irish airline Aer Lingus said on Wednesday an attempt by Ryanair to buy the company was likely to fail, and pointed to a jump in profits last year as proof it could flourish on its own.

  • What's Booming? China's Demand for Iron Ore Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 8:33 PM ET
    Iron ore from Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.'s Cloudbreak mine arrives at the receiving facility at the company's Port Hedland operation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

    Iron ore exports to China from Australia's Port Hedland, a bellwether for Chinese industrial activity, surged 25 percent in December from the previous month to a record level, shipping data showed.

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    Every day, about 10 Kansas City Southern trains hauling everything from cars to chemicals crisscross the border between Mexico and the United States at Laredo, Texas, up from about six three years ago.

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