BRASILIA, Feb 27- Brazil is hoping to sell its upcoming KC-390 military cargo plane to Sweden as part of a $4.5 billion deal to buy 36 Gripen fighter jets made by Swedish company Saab AB. Embraer's new jet is set for its first flight by the end of the year and has received early commitments for orders from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile.» Read More
Accenture has already noticed that change is in the air for the week ahead in Le Bourget. Four stories in particular underscore the significant changes taking place within the aviation industry.
In the heated battle for leadership in commercial airplanes Boeing and Airbus believe they are positioned to have strong showings at the Paris Air Show.
Europe's newest passenger jet successfully began its maiden flight on Friday.
A few years ago the lion's share of "action" in the aerospace industry was focused on military aircraft, but now the balance of power has tipped to the commercial side, according to an expert.
New guidelines from India proposing that pilots should be allowed to sleep on planes raises the issue once more of whether pilots should be allowed rest and whether they are overworked.
With orders expected to be low, the Paris Air Show has a distinct air of unpredictability. The possibility of commercial unmanned air crafts - known as drones - could be a hot topic.
With next week's Paris Air Show just around the corner, Airbus announced on Tuesday that the first flight of its new A350 XWB (extra wide body) jet will take place on Friday.
After a lackluster few years for the air cargo industry, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways told CNBC he expects a recovery in global demand to rejuvenate the flagging sector.
Federal regulators have approved a Boeing plan to redesign the 787 Dreamliner's batteries, though extensive testing will be needed before the planes can fly passengers again.
United Airlines is keeping the grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner off its schedule at least through mid-May.
Jeffrey Schwartz, Deputy Chairman at Global Logistic Properties reports a 30.7% rise in Q3 net profits and is optimistic about the company's outlook. He speaks about the company's J-Reit listing in Tokyo.
Irish airline Aer Lingus said on Wednesday an attempt by Ryanair to buy the company was likely to fail, and pointed to a jump in profits last year as proof it could flourish on its own.
Iron ore exports to China from Australia's Port Hedland, a bellwether for Chinese industrial activity, surged 25 percent in December from the previous month to a record level, shipping data showed.
Every day, about 10 Kansas City Southern trains hauling everything from cars to chemicals crisscross the border between Mexico and the United States at Laredo, Texas, up from about six three years ago.
We're not talking recycling. We're talking Eveready operational problems or issues that emerge and need to be addresses and solved quickly to benefit customers.
As airlines continue to grapple with high fuel costs, falling freight rates and declining passenger yields, Timothy Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research, Credit Suisse warned that the earnings environment could be even worse than back in 2008.
U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
Jeff Schwartz, GLP, Deputy Chairman says strong economic growth in China is driving the company's business there. He says GLP is also expanding in Japan where he sees high occupancy rates and profitability.
The last four months of the year have seen a big jump in U.S. companies filing for bankruptcy protection. We’ve ranked the top 10 bankruptcy filings of 2011, using data from banktruptcydata.com.
Suryo Sulisto, chairman of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), says the country has launched several large infrastructure projects in an attempt to reduce logistics costs for businesses.