Articles tagged “embraer”

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.

10 months 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?

10 months 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.

10 months 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

1 year 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.

2 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.

3 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.

4 years ago

Japan Breaks Into Regional Jet Market, SkyWest Awaits Delivery

Japan Breaks Into Regional Jet Market, SkyWest Awaits Delivery

Chris Cooper and Kiyotaka Matsuda , Bloomberg

Japan and China are trying to break into the regional jet market, currently controlled by Embraer and Bombardier. The debut of the Mitsubishi's MRJ aircraft is a much-delayed first step.

5 years ago

Brazil’s Azul Airline Drops Nearly $2 Billion on Jets from Brazil’s Embraer

Brazil’s Azul Airline Drops Nearly $2 Billion on Jets from Brazil’s Embraer

Christiana Sciaudone, Bloomberg

Even with this order, Azul is still being cautious. Time will soon tell if it is cautious smart or cautious meek.

5 years ago

Travel Companies Highlight Privacy to Attract Rising Number of Female Business Travelers

Travel Companies Highlight Privacy to Attract Rising Number of Female Business Travelers

Jessica Brice, Bloomberg

Female business travelers are one of the fastest growing demographics in global today making them a prime target for travel companies, which in this case results in more privacy and security for those women traveling alone.

5 years ago