Articles tagged “embraer”

Turboprop Competition Heats Up in Developing Asia

Turboprop Competition Heats Up in Developing Asia

Jamie Freed and Tim Hepher, Reuters

Economic growth has created new demand for turboprop aircraft in developing regions. Competition in the sector is fierce, particularly as Boeing and Airbus line up against each other in yet another market.

5 months ago

Embraer Looks to Sell Its Newest Jets Outside of the United States

Embraer Looks to Sell Its Newest Jets Outside of the United States

Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

Poor Embraer. It has built an impressive new machine U.S. airlines should love. But American Eagle, United Express and Delta Connection cannot fly the E175-E2, because of tricky collective bargaining issues.

10 months ago

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Considers Used Jets to Get Early Start at New U.S. Airline

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Considers Used Jets to Get Early Start at New U.S. Airline

Mary Schlangenstein and Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

We know better than to second guess the world's No. 1 living airline entrepreneur. But if you're Moxy, why not just wait for shiny new Airbus A220s fresh from the factory? They'll probably be more reliable and can fly farther than the older Embraers.

10 months ago

Boeing to Take Over Embraer’s $4.75 Billion Commercial Jet Business

Boeing to Take Over Embraer’s $4.75 Billion Commercial Jet Business

Julie Johnsson and Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

Boeing had already worked closely with Brazil’s Embraer, a specialist in passenger jets. But a takeover of Embraer's commercial business will save the U.S. plane manufacturer money. The move comes just after Boeing's rival Airbus closed a deal with Embraer rival Bombardier to take over its C Series jet.

2 years ago

Why U.S. Regional Airlines May Not Be Able to Fly Embraer’s Newest Jet

Why U.S. Regional Airlines May Not Be Able to Fly Embraer’s Newest Jet

Brian Sumers, Skift

In three years, Embraer will be able to deliver new regional jets to U.S. airlines that could significantly reduce their fuel bill. But U.S. airlines may not be able to take them because of restrictions in collective bargaining agreements with pilots. It's easy to blame pilots for their stance. But they have leverage. Why shouldn't they use it?

2 years ago

Boeing Is Close To Finalizing a Joint Venture with Brazil’s Embraer

Boeing Is Close To Finalizing a Joint Venture with Brazil’s Embraer

Samy Adghirni and Julie Johnsson, Bloomberg

Airbus is weeks from closing a deal with Bombardier to take over the poorly selling but technologically impressive C Series jet. It makes sense Boeing would want to do something similar. Boeing seeks a closer relationship with Bombardier's main rival, Embraer.

2 years ago

Spirit Airlines Considers Smaller Jets With an Eye Toward Expansion

Spirit Airlines Considers Smaller Jets With an Eye Toward Expansion

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

Under previous management, Spirit Airlines only wanted the largest single-aisle aircraft, as it flew almost exclusively between the biggest U.S. markets. Now Spirit is looking at other route options, and it may want smaller aircraft. That makes sense.

2 years ago

Embraer and Bombardier Sharpen Duel as Major Airlines Eye Their Upgraded Jets

Embraer and Bombardier Sharpen Duel as Major Airlines Eye Their Upgraded Jets

Julie Johnsson, Frederic Tomesco and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

The Embraer and Bombardier slugfest could turn out to be a proxy war between Airbus and Boeing. It would appear to be good for competition and their airline customers.

2 years ago

Boeing Is Interested in Taking Over Rival Embraer

Boeing Is Interested in Taking Over Rival Embraer

Julie Johnsson, Fabiola Moura and Thomas Black, Bloomberg

Yes, a tie-up between Boeing and Embraer might make solid business sense. But don't discount national pride. Embraer is important to Brazil, and it's possible — likely even — that the country's politicians won't want to give up the company.

3 years ago

Private Jet Industry Expecting Strong Demand in Trump Era

Private Jet Industry Expecting Strong Demand in Trump Era

Thomas Black and Frederic Tomesco, Bloomberg

While there may turn out to be strong demand for the purchase of private jets in 2017, new business models could be a factor, as well.

4 years ago

Delta to Buy Up to 40 Jets to Reinvigorate Its Aging Fleet

Delta to Buy Up to 40 Jets to Reinvigorate Its Aging Fleet

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Since Delta has one of the world's oldest fleets, tomorrow isn't soon enough for these new planes to arrive on runways.

5 years ago

Delta’s Failure to Secure Pilot Contract Leads to Cancelled $4 Billion Jet Order

Delta’s Failure to Secure Pilot Contract Leads to Cancelled $4 Billion Jet Order

Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

Sounds like an excuse to us; one that allows Delta to hold on to some cash before it buys the planes it really wants, when it wants.

5 years ago