aviation

Private jet business picks up speed

Jan 6, 2014
Fly faster, do more. That’s what the website for Spike Aerospace’s supersonic business jet reads.
Posted In: private jets, aviation

After four decades, Delta's DC-9 jets make final landing

Jan 6, 2014
Delta Air Lines will take its final DC-9 to the skies today, punctuating a most unlikely and colorful span of airliner history.
Posted In: aviation, Delta, airplanes

Boeing's new 777X mini-jumbos are on fire at the Dubai Air Show (but not literally)

Nov 18, 2013
At the Dubai Air Show, Boeing claims the largest product launch in the history of commercial aviation.
Posted In: Boeing, dubai, aviation

Americans in Paris...at the Air Show

Jun 21, 2013
The Paris Air Show is one of the world’s largest aviation and defense showcases. The U.S. pavilion is always the biggest, and typically attracts an entourage of American governors and members of Congress. But in this age of budget cuts, scrutiny on the costs will be high.
Posted In: paris, aviation, defense, aerospace

Suspicion of Chinese intentions could hurt aviation investments

Nov 20, 2012
U.S. criticism of Chinese investment in key technology sectors such as aviation could cost the U.S. opportunities, say experts.
Posted In: China, aviation, investment

Reconsidering digital devices at takeoff and landing

Aug 29, 2012
Does it really matter if we turn off our Kindles and iPads before the plane takes off?
Posted In: Kindle, aviation, safety, digital devices, hacking

The role of airports in building the economy

Jan 27, 2012
If the United States wants to continue to be the major player in the global economy, it needs an efficient, robust aviation system.
Posted In: infrastructure, airports, aviation, airline industry

Japan places big order for Lockheed Martin fighter planes

Dec 20, 2011
Japan will replace its aging fighter jets with 42 new planes from the U.S. company Lockheed Martin, on the heels of the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il.
Posted In: Japan, lockheed martin, aviation

MID-DAY UPDATE: Economy added 216,000 jobs in March, NASDAQ puts the moves on NYSE

Apr 1, 2011
Here are today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web....
Posted In: aviation, Dunkin' Donuts, Glencore, Ireland, jobs report, mid-day update, NASDAQ, NYSE, Oil, Ryanair, Sbarro

PHOTO: China's first stealth fighter jet

Jan 5, 2011
China's state media published pictures Wednesday that appear to show a prototype of the country's first stealth fighter jet....
Posted In: aviation, China, military, picture this, stealth fighter jet