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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.
PARIS, June 19- China's Comac could build a larger version of its C919 aircraft in the early 2020 s to tempt airlines away from dominant global planemakers Airbus and Boeing, the head of Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair said. Ryanair, which has an all-Boeing 737 fleet, signed a design agreement with Comac two years ago to help produce a rival jet.
PHILADELPHIA-- A French man who gained access to the cockpit of a plane at Philadelphia International Airport by impersonating an airline employee has been sentenced to time served and will be deported. Sixty-one-year-old Philippe Jeannard was sentenced Tuesday in federal court after pleading guilty to a fraud count.
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.
Delta Air rose$. 15 or. 8 percent, to $18.97. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 09 or 1.4 percent, to $6.40. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 08 or. 6 percent, to $13.86.
Delta Air rose$. 16 or. 8 percent, to $18.98. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 10 or. 7 percent, to $13.88. US Airways Group rose$. 33 or 1.9 percent, to $17.28.
Delta Air fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $18.79. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.28. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $13.75.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft's President says the Canadian aircraft manufacturer is bullish on the BRIC nations as it details its new CSeries planes at the Paris Air Show, hoping to take advantage of a gap in the market.
As trade between African nations rises, there is also a growing need for fast, efficient travel between countries. Yet air transport links remain under-developed.
After an opening day at the Paris Air Show that saw Airbus announce an impressive amount of orders, Boeing fought back on Tuesday with a raft of orders and the launch of the latest in the line of 787 Dreamliners, the 787-10.
Delta Air fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $18.82. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 02 or. 3 percent, to $6.31. US Airways Group rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $16.95.
Delta Air fell$. 09 or. 5 percent, to $18.76. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 04 or. 6 percent, to $6.33. US Airways Group rose$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $16.97.
Your JetBlue frequent flier points will now never expire, with the airline rolling out a new policy Monday. Most carriers delete miles after 18 to 24 months of inactivity.
Boeing and Airbus showcase their new wide-bodied planes at the 2013 Paris Air Show.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Louis Chenevert, United Technologies CEO, about the growing demand for the A350 engine, and provides an outlook on jet fuel prices and the global economy.
Big finance waded into a rain-soaked Paris Airshow with more than $10 billion in orders for jumbo passenger jets as planemakers duelled over strategy for large aircraft.
Delta Air fell$. 04 or. 2 percent, to $18.81. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 08 or 1.3 percent, to $6.37. United Continental Holdings Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $32.63.
Carter Copeland, Barclays Capital analyst, discusses the competition between Boeing's 787 and Airbus' A350 aircraft.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau, and James McNerney, Boeing chairman, president & CEO, discuss the fierce competition between Boeing and Airbus for orders at the Paris Air Show, as industry leaders make billion dollar bets on the next best aircraft.
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.