Embraer SA and Bombardier Inc. may stand to gain business after SkyWest Inc., a commuter partner for carriers including United Airlines, voiced frustration with delays for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.’s new regional jet.
JetBlue Airways Corp. delayed delivery of some Embraer SA jets, the smallest in its fleet, and ordered 35 Airbus SAS aircraft valued at $4 billion as the carrier focuses on larger, more-efficient planes.
Bombardier Inc.’s bet on winning a plane order from American Airlines, a deal stalled by antitrust opposition to a merger with US Airways Group Inc., is becoming increasingly crucial for the regional-jet pioneer.
Delta Air Lines Inc. and AMR Corp.’s American Airlines are waiting on new jets stuck as far afield as Germany with the partial shutdown of the U.S. government stalling deliveries across the global aerospace industry.
Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica SA , the world’s fourth-largest planemaker, reported second-quarter profit fell almost 79 percent and boosted its year sales forecast on rising orders and the aviation sector’s improvement.
The unmanned aircraft soaring above Brazil’s Paraiba valley looks like a toy plane. In fact, it is the newest means of monitoring drug and arms traffickers, and the latest result of a military buildup that is attracting companies from Boeing Co. to Odebrecht to Thales SA.