Rivals Boeing and Airbus have become more cautious about estimating delivery times for new aircrafts, as both grapple with delivery backlogs, because of production difficulties. » Read More
By: Kiran Moodley | Special to CNBC.com
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. » Read More
A few years ago the lion's share of "action" in the aerospace industry was focused on military aircraft, but now the balance of power has tipped to the commercial side, according to an expert.
Sir Roger Carr, new chairman of BAE Systems, tells CNBC that despite the failed merger with EADS the company has a good future as an 'independent company'.
Phil Le Beau reports from the Paris Airshow, the biggest event in the aerospace calendar, on what the key areas of interest.
Robert Ortberg, the incoming CEO of Rockwell Collins, tells CNBC that he expects orders for Airbus and Boeing wide bodied aircraft to increase as they come into the market and demonstrate fuel efficiency.
John Strickland, director of JLS Consulting and Graham Chisnall, deputy CEO of ADS Group, tell CNBC that the main issues at the Paris Airshow will be details on new planes and the amount of new airline orders.