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  • Dubai air show closed due to rain, local flooding Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 3:58 AM ET

    The Dubai Airshow was closed on Thursday after heavy winds and rain hit the region overnight.

  • Gulf airlines pose challenge for Europe Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 2:37 AM ET

    The rapid expansion of the Gulf airline industry holds great potential -- and challenges -- for European carriers and airports.

  • Corporate jets hope to tap into Middle East demand Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    Middle Eastern individuals who want to fly with certain comforts are a growing pool for corporate jet manufacturers.

  • Bargain business class takes off in the Middle East Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 2:39 AM ET

    The Middle East is only just seeing the beginnings of a budget travel revolution that has already taken place in the Europe and the U.S. But it is doing things differently.

  • EasyJet pretax profit up 51%, sees more competition Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    Passengers queue up at the EasyJet counter at Berlin's Schoenefeld airport

    Easyjet on Tuesday reported full year pre-tax profit of £478 million ($769 million), a 50.9 percent increase from the same period last year.

  • What do you get in a private jet? Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 12:12 PM ET
    Bombardier Global 6000 jet at the Dubai Air Show, 2013

    CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din tours two leading corporate jets on the market: the Bombardier Global 6000 and the Gulfstream G550.

  • After plane orders, Airbus, Boeing sign Gulf deals Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 9:34 AM ET
    An Airbus A320 - similar to the aircraft used by Air Algerie.

    Airbus and Boeing signed deals to buy some $5 billion of parts and materials from Abu Dhabi on Monday.

  • 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.

  • Gulf carriers don't prefer Boeing: Airbus COO Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 5:18 AM ET
    Airbus A350

    The chief operating officer of Airbus has insisted that the Gulf carriers do not prefer its rival Boeing, despite strong orders for the new 777X from the region.

  • Boeing: 'Not anticipating any more 777 orders' Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Boeing 787 Dreamliiner

    Shepard W. Hill, the president of Boeing International told CNBC that no more orders for the 777X are anticipated at the Dubai Air Show.

  • Will the Boeing 777X be a winner? Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 4:53 AM ET

    Michel Merluzeau argues that the Boeing 777X looks like a winner on paper, but which airlines will actually buy the potential aircraft?

  • The Middle East: The new aviation hub? Sunday, 17 Nov 2013 | 4:52 AM ET
    Dubai International Airport, UAE.

    Keith Hayward, from the Royal Aeronautical Society, argues the Dubai Air Show will showcase the Middle East's growing aviation credentials.

  • Boeing's Dreamliner: PR fail or tech mess? Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 8:42 AM ET
    An engineer works on a Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner aircraft

    Are the ongoing Dreamliner stories an indication of a technological mess or rather a public relations fail that has exaggerated problems?

  • Connected from the clouds: 3G and 4G on planes Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 9:21 AM ET

    Passengers flying over the EU will be able to use the internet and check emails from their cellphones, according to new rules.

  • Dreamliner fire sends Boeing's shares reeling Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    An Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner jet caught fire at Heathrow Airport in London on July 12, 2013.

    Boeing shares dropped sharply Friday after a fire broke out at London's Heathrow Airport on one of the aerospace giant's troubled Dreamliner planes.

  • Small Planes, Big Fight: Beechcraft vs Embraer Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    The U.S. government was wrong to purchase foreign aircrafts for its operations in Afghanistan, the CEO of Beechcraft told CNBC this week.

  • Boeing, Airbus Opt for Steadier Approach to Deliveries Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:50 AM ET
    A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner aircraft passes behind the engine of a Airbus SAS A380 aircraft on the first day of the Paris Air Show.

    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.

  • Ryanair CEO Wants Planemakers to Cram in More Seats Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Boeing to Airbus: We've Got You Boxed and Bracketed Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 1:44 AM ET

    In a week that has seen Boeing's Dreamliner meet its new challenger in the form of the Airbus A350, the U.S. firm maintains that the new European aircraft will not affect its share of the wide body market.

  • Bombardier President: We’re Bullish on BRICS Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    Bombardier Commercial Aircraft's President says the Canadian aircraft manufacturer is bullish on the BRIC nations as it details its new CSeries planes at the Paris Air Show, hoping to take advantage of a gap in the market.