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  • Private jets bet on America for big orders Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:38 PM ET

    While Asia may be seeing growth, private jet manufactures are turning to the U.S. to drive big orders as the world's largest economy recovers.

  • 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.

  • Qatar Airways: Expect Airbus delivery in December Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 5:38 PM ET
    Qatar CEO: Expect Airbus delivery in December

    Qatar Airways will be expecting its first Airbus A350 delivery this year. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah speaks to CEO Akbar Al Baker on the airline's fleet expansion plans.

  • What it's like flying an attack helicopter Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 6:49 PM ET

    Always wanted to see what it's like to pilot an aircraft or a military helicopter? CNBC's Sri Jegarajah tries out the various flight simulations at the Singapore Airshow 2014.

  • Bell Helicopter: No other aircraft compares to V-22 Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 12:36 AM ET
    Bell Helicopter: No other aircraft compares to V-22

    John Garrison, CEO at Bell Helicopter, describes the level of interest from Asian defense buyers for the firm's V-22 aircraft.

  • Inside Boeing's C-17 transport aircraft Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 12:31 AM ET
    Inside Boeing's C-17 transport aircraft

    Inside the cargo hold of a Boeing C-17 transport plane, Herbert Carlisle, United States Commander of the Pacific Air Forces, discusses how the plane is used for relief operations.

  • Lockheed Martin inks ocean energy deal Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:23 PM ET
    Lockheed Martin inks ocean energy deal

    George Standridge, Vice President of Business Development at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, discusses its wave energy project and how it is being affected by reduced U.S. military budgets.

  • China continues to be high-growth area: General Dynamics

    On board a Gulfstream G650 at the Singapore Airshow, Joe Lombardo, Executive Vice President, Aerospace Group, General Dynamics, describes the firm's growth strategy.

  • China's open skies plan is huge: Honeywell Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:30 AM ET
    Passengers walk through the terminal building of Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

    China's decision to open up its skies could be a “game changing” move for low-cost carriers, Honeywell Aerospace said on Tuesday.

  • Growth, not politics, is driving Asia defense: Airbus Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 9:32 PM ET
    Growth, not politics, is driving Asia defence: Airbus

    Christian Scherer, Head of Commercial at Airbus Defense and Space, explains why economic growth, not regional tensions, is fueling Asia's need for defense technology.

  • 'Full-fledged war' awaits India airlines Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    With India set to welcome at least two new airlines this year, the country's aviation sector may be on the brink of a bitter war, say analysts.

  • New Dreamliner fleet 'game changer' for Scoot: CEO Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:38 PM ET
    Scoot's chief executive Campbell Wilson celebrates at the unveiling of the new low-cost carrier in Singapore on November 1, 2011.

    A fresh fleet of fuel-efficient Boeing 787s will be a "game-changer" for Singapore Airlines' budget carrier Scoot, the firm's CEO told CNBC.

  • Bombardier: Satisfied with C-series jet orders Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:32 AM ET
    Bombardier: Satisfied with C-series jet orders

    CNBC's Sri Jegarajah sat down with Mike Arcamone, Bombardier's President for Commercial Aircrafts, in a mock- up C-Series jet and asked him if orders in emerging Asia are growing.

  • Is the US F-35 program vulnerable to budget cuts? Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 9:43 PM ET
    Is the US F-35 program vulnerable to budget cuts?

    Frank Kendall, U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, warns that the rate of production for the F-35 program might slow.

  • Ireland is world's gateway to EU: Minister Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:34 PM ET
    Ireland is world's gateway to EU: Minister

    Richard Bruton, Ireland Minister for Jobs, discusses foreign investment in Ireland and the country's plans to launch a dedicated platform for aviation-related debt.

  • Why we downgraded India's aviation safety: FAA Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:04 PM ET
    Why we downgraded India's aviation safety: FAA

    Michael Huerta, Administrator, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, says Indian authorities must be able to provide oversight of their carriers.

  • Raytheon: Lots of interest for Asia defense deals Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:20 AM ET
    Raytheon: Lots of interest for Asia defense deals

    John Harris, CEO at Raytheon International, says precision weapon systems and surveillance programs are some of the sectors drawing interest at the Singapore Airshow.

  • Not concerned about overcapacity: AAPA Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 6:46 PM ET
    Not concerned about overcapacity: AAPA

    Andrew Herdman, Director General of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines, says aircraft deliveries will be spread out over 10 years, which shouldn't result in overcapacity.

  • Asia's airplane fleet to triple by 2032: Boeing Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 3:03 AM ET

    Asia-Pacific is set to account for almost 40 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries over the next two decades, according to Boeing.

  • Friend or foe: How does the US view China? Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    A "pivot" or emphasis on Asia in U.S. foreign policy is not about containing China, speakers at an Asia-Pacific Security Conference said on Monday.

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