• China, Airbus in talks on possible $20 billion deal Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:56 AM ET
    An Airbus A320 - similar to the aircraft used by Air Algerie.

    China is in talks to buy at least 150 Airbus passenger jets potentially worth $20 billion when Xi Jinping pays his first visit to Europe as president.

  • The 'iron bird' test platform, a plane-like fuselage simulator, for the C919

    Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) is set to emerge as a serious competitor in the commercial aviation market over the next 20 years.

  • Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways, says he is "confident" that Airbus will deliver the first A350 to the airline by December this year, after learning from the problems that the Dreamliner had.

  • COMAC could dominate in 20 years: Airbus  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:20 PM ET

    Could Chinese plane maker COMAC start eating in Airbus' lunch? CNBC's Sri Jegarajah asked that to Airbus COO John Leahy at the Singapore Airshow.

  • Can Asia’s low-cost carriers go the distance? Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    As competition between budget airlines heats up, the appeal in going low-cost for the long-haul appears to be growing.

  • Asia to lead aviation sector growth: Airbus CEO  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:19 AM ET

    Asia will lead global demand for aircraft for the next few decades, says Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, adding that the sector's growth in the region should be faster than expected.

  • Airbus 'doing very well': Pro  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Ben Moores, senior analyst commercial aircraft markets at IHS, discusses the global aviation sector ahead of the Singapore Airshow.

  • Randy Tinseth, Vice President of Marketing, Commercial Airplanes at Boeing, outlines why he expects a profit increase this year.

  • Air Asia

    Southeast Asia's low-cost carriers are flying high with growth in air travel, but concerns are rising about its ability to absorb record plane orders.

  • Airbus considers A380 revamp to lift sales Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:22 PM ET
    This photograph taken on January 7, 2014 shows a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 approaching for landing at Changi International Airport in Singapore.

    Airbus is exploring ways to improve A380's sales after receiving a crucial signal from at least one of its engine makers, industry sources said.

  • Airbus 'on track' for A350 delivery: CEO  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:55 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president and CEO, says the group is on track to deliver its first A350 aircraft by the end of the year and says it's already its "most successful" long-range aircraft.

  • Airbus 'runs the show': CEO  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president and CEO, applauds the group's "record year" in 2013 in terms of deliveries and its "fantastic" backlog.

  • Airbus: Can it take the lead in 2014?  Monday, 13 Jan 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    John Strickland, director at JLS Consulting, discusses Airbus' performance and expectations, as the group is due to introduce the A350 in 2014.

  • Singapore Air picks Airbus over Boeing in India venture Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 12:57 AM ET
    An A380 aircraft under construction at an EADS factory in Toulouse, France

    Singapore Airlines' new Indian joint venture with Tata Sons has chosen Airbus A320 aircraft over Boeing's 737 to launch its operations in the country.

  • 'I'm impressed with support from ECB': Airbus CEO  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, CEO of Airbus, says the European Central Bank's monetary policy shows it is aware that the European economy must grow.

  • Asia will be the biggest market: Airbus CEO  Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, CEO of Airbus, says as Asian nations get richer, more people are flying, providing huge potential for the company.

  • This will be our biggest market by far: Airbus Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 10:44 PM ET

    Asia is set to become the biggest market for Airbus, the company’s CEO told CNBC following a deal to supply new aircrafts to Malaysia’s AirAsiaX.

  • Air Canada buying $6.5 billion in Boeing planes Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 6:58 PM ET
    A Boeing 787 Dreamliner being built in Everett, Wash.

    Air Canada said it will purchase up to 109 of Boeing 737 MAX, a win for the aircraft maker and significant shift in supplier for Canada's carrier.

  • Boeing orders logical: Analyst  Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    Howard Rubel, aerospace and defense analyst at Jefferies & Co., weighs in on record orders for the 777 at the Dubai Airshow.

  • The latest air warfare: Seat sizes Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 7:54 AM ET

    In the seemingly never-ending rivalry between Boeing and Airbus, no stone is left unturned - and that includes the upholstery.