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Inside Embraer's factory which could soon be 80 percent owned by Boeing (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Pablo Diaz)

A Look Inside the Factory of Boeing’s Newest Partner

It all happened within a week: I accepted the invitation on Monday and last Friday a small group of journalists and I were set to travel to Embraer's main factory in Sao Jose dos Campos, a few miles outside Sao Paulo city, in Brazil. The journalist group was really small, as our ride there was quite petite as well: a brand-new Embraer Legacy 500 was expecting us at San Fernando airport, a small terminal for private and executive aircraft 10 miles…

ITC Favors Bombardier and Delta in C Series Dispute

In an unexpected and shocking outcome, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted unanimously in favor of Canadian builder Bombardier, stating that the 108-seat CS100 does not represent a threat to the sales of Boeing's 737-700. The dispute started in April 2017, when Boeing filed a complaint with the US Commerce…

A New Threat to Boeing and Airbus Comes From United…

Earlier this week, United Technologies Corp agreed to purchase Rockwell Collins, Inc. for approximately $23 billion. This proposed merger has the potential to significantly shake things up within the aircraft-parts manufacturing industry. United Technologies Corp is among the largest aircraft-parts manufacturers in the world, producing a considerable amount of aerospace…