Air Shows

Jennifer Lopez’s Versace-Filled Trip to Dubai

The singer sported two head-turning Versace looks while in Dubai for a performance.<p>When Jennifer Lopez and Donatella Versace link up, they’re bound …

Jennifer Lopez

Boeing upstages Airbus in battle of manufacturers

in Dubai<p>The Dubai Air Show did not start well this week for Airbus, Europe’s flagship aircraft manufacturer.<p>The plan had been to kick off the Middle …


How to Trade Boeing's $50 Billion in Orders From Dubai

Can you tell the global economy is improving? By the looks of the orders placed at the 2017 Dubai Air Show, it's clear the world sentiment is more …

Entertainment Industry

Dubai Airshow Showcases Regional Challenges

With the pressure on at its home air show, Emirates got the ball rolling with a $15 billion deal with U.S. plane maker Boeing. Randy J. Tinseth, VP - …


Despite Dividend Cut, GE Still Has Scope For Growth

General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) stock plunged by nearly 10% after it announced a dividend cut for the first time since 2009, and only the second time since the Great Depression. The move comes as a part of a broader restructuring which also included job cuts and a renewed focus on the Healthcare and …


UAE: Russia unveils new aerial systems at 2017 Dubai air show

Russia presented its new aerial systems at Dubai air show on Wednesday.


U.S. investor nears record 400-jet Airbus order: sources

Airline pioneer Bill Franke looked set to place a historic $40 billion order for around 400 Airbus A320 jets, shaking up the low-cost industry and turning the annual race between Airbus and Boeing for plane orders on its head.<p>Franke, 80, flew to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday and was due to …


Airshow: Biggest deal yet for Airbus, beats Boeing

News (U.S.)

Lockheed's CH-53K helicopter to make global debut at Berlin air show - sources | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - The U.S. military has approved Lockheed Martin Corp’s (LMT.N) new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter to fly at the Berlin air show next …


Sukhoi Struts Its Stuff Over Dubai

After a 14-year hiatus, Sukhoi has returned to the Dubai Airshow with a demonstration of one of its ‘Flanker,’ family of fighter jets.<p>Despite the …


Day 1 At The Dubai Airshow: Boeing Steals The Show

Anticipated Airbus A380 remains absent.<p>Emirates selects Boeing 787 in favor of Airbus A350.<p>Azerbaijan Airlines firms earlier commitment and commits …


Dubai pressures Airbus as A380 order hopes fizzle

By Tim Hepher<p>DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus (AIR.PA) will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years …


Boeing October Order Report: 777 Going Strong

Boeing booked 64 orders and delivered 56 aircraft in October.<p>Boeing expects orders to trace last year's figure of 660 orders.<p>Boeing booked 12 Boeing …


'Vegas Strong' F-15 fighter jet debuts at Nevada air show

A fighter jet at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada now is considered a work of art in tribute to the 58 victims who died in the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1. The aircraft is debuting to the public at Aviation Nation, an annual air show at the base.<p>The jet originally was going to be painted to honor …

News (U.S.)

Military Photo of the Day: Feeling the Heat

A U.S. Air Force F-16 sits just a few hundred feet from the “wall of fire” at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show on October 28, 2017, in Fort Worth, …

Conservative View

Airshow: big Boeing deal but hold ups for airbus

News (U.S.)

Saudi-Ukrainian Antonov aircraft attracts armed forces at Dubai Airshow

Author: MOHAMMED AL-SULAMIMon, 2017-11-13 03:00ID: 1510524099950444800DUBAI: The Dubai Airshow 2017 features the official appearance of the Antonov …

Middle East

Emirates Places Large 787-10 Order, Negotiates A380 Deal

Emirates placed a surprise large order for the Boeing 787-10 on the opening day of the Dubai Airshow, but negotiations about a similarly sized …


China’s UAVs Proliferate in Middle East

Chinese gains could make it difficult for the U.S. to break back into Middle East UAV market.<p>Reluctance on the part of the U.S. to deliver armed …

Middle East

Boeing's Order Activity Is Heating Up Again

Boeing is closing out 2017 on a high note following an order slowdown that lasted from July until the middle of October.<p>After a strong start to 2017,</b> …

Paris Air Show

DUBAI: Boeing predicts exciting show for orders

Boeing's top commercial sales executives expect an "exciting", albeit unpredictable, Dubai air show for aircraft orders, as the company remains …


Roy Moore wreaks havoc in Alabama and beyond

Thank God for Alabama football coach Nick Saban. He presents Alabama in the very best way possible. If it wasn’t for him, the news coming out of Alabama and the images of our leadership would not be particularly flattering. But here we are.<p>I have been fretting for some time about Roy Moore coming …


Superjumbo Saga, Last Hurrahs Set to Dominate Desert Air Show

As aviation executives descend on Dubai for the sheikdom’s biennial air show, the biggest question is whether the expo will lose its sparkle amid …


Lockheed to work with U.S. in bid to sell F-35s to Germany: CEO

KONGSBERG, Norway (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) will work with the U.S. government as it talks to Germany about a replacement for its Tornado fighter jets, its chief executive said on Thursday, adding she believed Lockheed’s F-35 would be the “best choice” for Berlin.<p>FILE PHOTO: A U.S. …


The Future Is Here! Uber Signs Deal With NASA To Develop Flying Cars By 2020

Uber on Wednesday unveiled a partnership with NASA that will see it develop flying taxis priced competitively with standard Uber journeys.It also …


Turboprop maker ATR clinches U.S. comeback with FedEx order

PARIS (Reuters) - ATR, the world’s largest maker of regional turboprop planes, on Wednesday announced an order from FedEx Express for at least 30 newly designed 72-600F freighter models, sealing its return to the lucrative U.S. market for the first time in over two decades.<p>FedEx planes on the …


Five ways Boeing's jumbo 747 changed travel


Qatar Airways says it's buying 9.6% of Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific

Qatar Airways announced it intends to purchase a nearly 10% stake in Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways.<p>Both airlines are members of the oneworld frequent-flier alliance, an arrangement that allows each carrier’s customers to earn and redeem miles on the other’s flights.<p>“Qatar Airways is very …


Thousands glued to the sky for the JBSA Air Show

It is a show stopper for thousands who are attending the Joint Base San Antonio Air Show and Open House this weekend. Headlining the show is the U.S. …

Inquiry blames speed, wet runway for Thunderbirds crash

The U.S. Air Force says a Thunderbirds pilot was going too fast and without enough stopping distance when he landed on a wet runway, causing a crash …