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  • Air Crash Pilot Felt Jet 'Dragged' From Sky Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    The pilot whose Indonesian jet slumped into the sea while trying to land in Bali has described how he felt it "dragged" down by wind while he struggled to regain control.

  • Airbus CEO Reveals New Flight Plan     Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau talks with Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus, about building a new plant in Alabama, hiring, and the decision not to use lithium-ion batteries in its new A350 jets.

  • Early Movers: LUFK, BA, BUD & More Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • ANA Wants Cash, Not Discounts, for 787 Grounding Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:37 PM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    All Nippon Airways, the biggest customer for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, wants the planemaker to compensate it in cash, rather than discounts on future purchases, for losses racked up since the aircraft was grounded worldwide in mid-January.

  • Boeing Signs Landmark $15.6 Billion Order With Ryanair Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Ryanair announced a $15.6 billion order for 175 passenger jets from Boeing on Tuesday in a deal that will allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.

  • Jim Cramer Flies with Airline Stocks Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Although Cramer had typically shied away from investing in the airline industry, the "Mad Money" host actually recommended a few carriers.

  • Lion Air Strikes Deal With Airbus     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Bad news for Boeing, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau, rival Airbus has struck a record deal with Indonesia's Lion Air.

  • Airbus sells 234 planes to Idonesian Lion Air, poaching one of Boeing's fastest growing customers.

  • 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.

  • AirAsia's Profit Surges on Share Sale of Thai Business Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:33 AM ET
    Air Asia

    AirAsia Bhd reported full year profit more than tripled, beating expectations, thanks to the share sale of its Thai business.

  • China Will Compete in Twenty Years: Airbus     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:50 AM ET

    John Leahy, COO at Airbus, tells CNBC that the Chinese will not become major competitors for at least twenty years.

  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 photo, budget airlines' passenger jets, Malaysia's AirAsia, top, Indonesia's Badavia Air, third from bottom and bottom, and Indonesia's Lion Air, second bottom, are parked on the tarmac with Indonesian planes of domestic airline Merpati Nusantara, second top, and the flagship carrier Garuda Indonesia at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. From almost none a decade ago, Asia now has more than 50 low cost carriers.

    Indonesia's economic boom should be a bonanza for airlines clamoring for a slice of the world's fourth-most populous country. But the bankruptcy of its No. 4 airline, Batavia Air, shows how smaller operators are finding it hard to survive.

  • The damaged battery case from a fire aboard a Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane at Logan International Airport in Boston is displayed inside an investigation lab at National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The joint investigation into the Boeing 787's battery problems has shifted from the battery-maker to the manufacturer of a monitoring system.

  • Japan Eased Safety Norms Ahead of 787 Rollout Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    Japan's government stepped in to give Boeing's now-grounded 787 Dreamliner and its made-in-Japan technology a boost in 2008 by easing safety regulations, fast-tracking the rollout of the groundbreaking jet for Japan's biggest airlines, according to records and participants in the process.

  • Airbus CEO Brégier: I Wish Boeing All the Best     Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 1:50 AM ET

    Fabrice Brégier, CEO of Airbus, tells CNBC that everyone should know that air transportation is the safest in the world and that Boeing's grounded 787 planes were not a danger to passengers.

  • Will Boeing's Dreamliner Remain a Nightmare?     Sunday, 20 Jan 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Siva Govindasamy, Asia Managing Editor, Flightglobal explains why the battery malfunction is a serious issue. He also discusses the impact of the Dreamliner's woes on the Boeing-Airbus rivalry.

  • Decades of deep business ties between Boeing and Japan and the thousands of jobs that depend on them mean Japan will likely keep rewarding U.S. manufacturers with the bulk of its aviation spending.

  • Airbus COO Talks Boeing's Safety Woes     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Airbus COO John Leahy discusses Boeing's safety troubles on the day Airbus posted a 43 percent drop in 2012 orders.

  • FAA Grounds Boeing Dreamliner For Battery Check     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 6:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest details on growing concerns over Boeing's 787 Dreamliner. And, Michael Boyd, The Boyd Group, discusses how the FAA ruling might impact the aircraft maker.

  • Boeing Dreamliners Grounded for Battery Checks Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 2:35 AM ET
    787 Dreamliner aircraft operated by All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA) stands on the tarmac after making an emergency landing in Takamatsu, Japan.

    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.