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  • How hard is it to get into a locked cockpit?   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:30 PM ET
    How hard is it to get into a locked cockpit?

    CNBC's Ted Kemp takes a look at how hard it is to get into a closed-off cockpit.

  • Rescue efforts for Germanwings jet to resume at dawn

    Search operations at the remote crash site of Germanwings flight 4U9525 will resume at first light. NBC Reporter Claudio Lavanga reports from Seyne-les-Alpes.

  • Tracking the crash of Germanwings plane   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET
    Tracking the crash of Germanwings plane

    With the black box recovered, more information regarding the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525 may be known in 48-72 hours, says Jim Hall, former NTSB chairman and partner at Hall & Associates.

  • German jetliner search suspended for night   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 5:26 PM ET
    German jetliner search suspended for night

    The search efforts for the Germanwings plane crash have been suspended for the night, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Germanwings' mysterious descent   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 3:38 PM ET
    Germanwings' mysterious descent

    Many questions remain after news the Germanwings flight rapidly descended from 38,000 feet down to 6,500, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. Anthony Roman, Roman & Associates, and Denny Kelly, Kelly James & Associates, discuss likely reasons for the rapid descent.

  • New Malaysia airline plans to buy Bombardier jets Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 1:52 AM ET

    A privately held Malaysian airline plans to buy 20 Bombardier aircraft for $1.5 billion, in what could be the planemaker's first order in Southeast Asia.

  • Earnings report

    Asian markets opened mixed early Wednesday, as a drop in oil prices and a mixed reaction to a slew of earnings in Sydney offset an inspiring lead from Wall Street.

  • AirAsia probe vets control systems, crew response Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    Investigators probing the AirAsia crash are examining maintenance records of its automated control systems, and how the pilots handle plane failures.

  • Meet the leader of China's low-cost carriers Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 7:41 PM ET

    Spring Airlines is the leader in China's low-cost carrier market, experts say, as the government boosts the sector to meet booming travel demand.

  • Airbus takes on China   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Airbus takes on China

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says he's not worried about a China slowdown and explains how his company plans to transport Chinese customers more efficiently between cities.

  • Airbus COO talks aircrafts   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Airbus COO talks aircrafts

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says the Airbus A350 is a "great aircraft" that's extremely fuel-efficient, and adds that he is "very proud" of the company's recent deals with Delta Airlines.

  • Airbus COO: Ensuring flight safety   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Airbus COO: Ensuring flight safety

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says his company does everything to ensure flight safety and describes plans to "eject the black box" if a plane is in trouble in order to find out what happened.

  • Airbus COO: Low oil price 'definitely' helps   Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Airbus COO: Low oil price 'definitely' helps

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, is optimistic on falling oil prices for the sector, saying it "definitely does help" the airline industry.

  • Divers retrieve AirAsia jet's cockpit voice recorder Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:38 AM ET

    Divers retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet, a key step towards determining the cause of the crash.

  • Divers retrieve AirAsia jet's cockpit voice recorder Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 1:43 AM ET
    AirAsia QZ8501s Flight Data Recorder is removed from its black box at the at Iskandar Airfield, Pangkalanbun, Indonesia

    Indonesian divers retrieved the black box from the wreck of an AirAsia plane, a major step towards unraveling the cause of the crash.

  • Divers retrieve AirAsia "black box" data recorder Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 10:49 PM ET

    A team of Indonesian navy divers on Monday retrieved one of the two black boxes from an AirAsia airliner that crashed two weeks ago, a government official said.

  • Singapore Airlines kicks off new India service Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 5:54 PM ET

    India's newest airline Vistara will take to the skies on Friday with ambitions to transform passengers' air travel experience in the country.

  • AirAsia aircraft tail located, search team says Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 1:28 AM ET
    Indonesia Military Commander Moeldoko speaks during a press conference after a check up with the Indonesia military doing search and rescue for the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash.

    Search teams looking for underwater AirAsia wreckage located the tail of the aircraft, the section where the crucial black box is housed.

  • Boeing, Airbus form 'effective duopoly': Pro   Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:22 PM ET
    Boeing, Airbus form 'effective duopoly': Pro

    Richard Aboulafia, Vice President of Analysis at Teal Group, discusses the competition between Airbus and Boeing in the aircraft manufacturing industry.

  • Jet tragedies highlight need for better tech: Analyst

    Airbus and Boeing need to step up on aircraft technology as recent tragedies will likely increase demand for sophisticated jets, says Neal Dihora, Equity Analyst at Morningstar.