GAVIÃO PEIXOTO, Brazil, Oct 21- Embraer's new military cargo jet could be adapted to serve niche civilian markets including the oil and mining industries, executives with the Brazilian plane maker said after unveiling the aircraft on Tuesday. Paulo Gastao, director of Embraer's KC-390 program, said ordinary civilian cargo operators tend to operate cheaper...
BERLIN— A union representing Lufthansa's pilots has announced a new 35- hour strike against the airline's short-haul fleet starting Monday, the latest in a string of walkouts over retirement benefits. The Vereinigung Cockpit union said the strike targeting Lufthansa's Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and Embraer fleet will start mid-Monday and end at midnight...
SINGAPORE, Oct 14- Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo is close to placing a large order worth billions of dollars for a variety of aircraft and could reach a decision as early as 2015, a senior aviation analyst and several industry sources said. IndiGo, India's largest airline by market share, could pick up a combination of regional planes that can seat up to 100...
MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct 9- Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer broke ground on a new assembly plant in the central Florida city of Melbourne on Thursday, more than doubling its industrial footprint in an area hard-hit by the retirement of NASA's space shuttles three years ago. Embraer also plans to assemble its new Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 aircraft in...
Sept 18- JetBlue Airways on Thursday named Robin Hayes, its current president and a former British Airways executive, to succeed Dave Barger as chief executive, sending the airline's shares up in after-market trading.
TOKYO, Aug 28- Japan Airlines Co said on Thursday it has agreed to buy 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets worth around $1.5 billion, giving Japan's first domestically manufactured commercial passenger plane in half a century a needed sales boost.
BRASILIA, July 17- China expanded its trade partnership with Brazil on Thursday with $7.5 billion in financing for Brazilian miner Vale, the purchase of 60 passenger jets from planemaker Embraer and renewed commitment to invest in infrastructure.
BRASILIA, July 17- Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer agreed to sell up to 60 commercial passenger jets to China and mining company Vale received two new credit lines from Beijing, as the presidents of the two countries signed agreements to deepen commercial ties.
BRASILIA, July 17- China and Brazil sealed their expanding commercial partnership on Thursday with a $5 billion credit line for Brazilian miner Vale and the purchase of 60 passenger jets from Brazilian planemaker Embraer.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17- Traditionally companies which have guarded their secrets closely, arms makers are opening up to partnerships and technology sharing to meet the demands of overseas buyers they need to offset budget cuts at home.
BRASILIA, July 17- Brazil's Embraer SA agreed to sell 60 E-190 commercial passenger jets to China as part of a raft of deals signed by the presidents of the two countries to deepen commercial ties, the Brazilian government said on Thursday.
Embraer will sell 40 planes to China's Tianjin Airlines, half of which will be the re-engined model known as E-190 E2, entering service in 2018. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd will buy 20 aircraft, following an accord in 2012 to provide leasing for Embraer planes.
BRASILIA, July 17- Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA will sign a deal on Thursday to sell 60 E-190 commercial passenger jets to two Chinese airlines, two diplomatic sources told Reuters, asking not to be named because the deal had not been formalized.
BRASILIA, July 16- Brazil hopes that during a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping it can boost ties with its biggest trade partner beyond the exchange of commodities for manufactured goods, but that may be wishful thinking.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16- ASL Aviation, an Irish aviation services company, on Wednesday signed a letter of intent to buy up to 10 of Lockheed Martin Corp's LM-100J commercial freighters as the launch customer for the new turbo-prop airplanes, Lockheed said in a statement.
July 14- Embraer SA, the world's third largest commercial planemaker, booked its strongest commercial deliveries in two years and rebuilt its order book with a 50- jet deal on Monday, lifting shares to an all-time high.
BRASILIA, July 12- Brazil will announce the sale of about 25 planes made by Embraer SA to Chinese airlines on Thursday during a visit by China's President Xi Jinping, a Brazilian official said.
June 18- American Airlines Group on Wednesday said it assigned 20 new Embraer jets to Compass Airlines, which will start providing regional service under the American Eagle brand next year.
*China business jet sales to top $65 bln over 20 years. Now the supplier of private aircraft for the Ferrari motor racing team is looking into a new joint venture far from home- manufacturing in China.
*Iran Air would need 100 jets immediately sanctions lifted. DOHA, June 7- Iran Air will need at least 100 passenger jets once sanctions against the country are lifted and will find it easier to do business with companies that co-operated during the current window for sanctions relief, the head of the airline said.