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All eyes are on the Asian aerospace sector as the world’s civil and military manufacturers look to the region’s fast-growing markets to generate sales. But growing local capability, showcased at the Singapore air show starting on February 11, and weaknesses in specific areas could challenge those hopes

Optimism about future of aviation markets tempered by jitters

Hopes and fears are focused on the crucial Asian market

Tensions in Asia help keep defence sales buoyant

Rivalries are driving a regional arms race

Pace of China’s airport building set to increase rapidly

Boom will help feed sales of aircraft

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Airbus A350
Airbus is pushing Boeing for market leadership in the twin engine aircraft market

Indian entrepreneurs venture along bumpy flight path

The potential is huge and the hurdles high

Low-cost airlines: Heavyweights stake claims for supremacy in southeast Asia

A look at the protagonists as AirAsia of Malaysia and Lion Air of Indonesia enter each other’s markets

Manufacturers head to Singapore, the island of innovation

Production hub plan is paying off

Mark Sutch

Bright spots as cargo market struggles for signs of modest upturn

Tough times have taught industry leaders to err on the side of caution

Seoul seeks to conquer fresh export markets for defence hardware

The threat of conflict with the north is an important factor driving defence investment

Fight for JAL business heats up

Airbus has won a victory with a Boeing client for the first time

US ‘pivot’ to Asia has yet to reassure allies

China’s rise has coincided with some big military aerospace contracts

‘Flying kangaroo’ chief faces tough battle for air superiority

Qantas has flown into turbulence over its own territory