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October 4, 2007, 9:23 AM

If the HondaJet were being developed by a traditional business jet manufacturer, we would undoubtedly know a lot more about its future.

October 4, 2007, 9:22 AM

Brazil’s Embraer said it will lay off 1,800 workers, reduce deliveries this year from 185 to 160 and lower its forecast delivery rate from 205 to 135 next year as part of a plan to stem losses expected to result from  September 11.

October 4, 2007, 9:19 AM

Alliance Aircraft has reached an agreement to settle an outstanding debt with its largest creditor–Rocket Science Computer Services–after a Superior Court Judge in Brentwood, N.H., ordered Alliance president and CEO Earl Robinson arrested on contempt charges last month.

October 4, 2007, 9:16 AM

The demise of Swiss national carrier Swissair has pushed one of Europe’s largest regional airlines to a critical juncture in its development.

October 4, 2007, 9:12 AM

ERA named German operator Eurowings regional airline of the year at last month’s general assembly, 12 months after the German regional airline placed second in the competition.

October 4, 2007, 9:10 AM

Operator attendance at the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) annual assembly in Athens last month was down about a third, as carriers reassessed fleet strategies under their “worst-ever trading conditions” following the U.S. terrorism attacks and an earlier economic downturn.

October 4, 2007, 9:05 AM

Never one to shy away from controversy, Mesa Air Group chairman and CEO Jonathan Ornstein has announced that his airline will begin training its pilots to carry taser weapons in the cockpit.

October 4, 2007, 9:03 AM

Hesitant to “look a gift horse in the mouth,” Regional Airline Association president Debby McElroy applauded the Office of Management and Budget’s decision to allow bankrupt carriers, including RAA members Midway Airlines and Shuttle America, access to part of the $10 billion in loan guarantees s

October 4, 2007, 9:01 AM

The September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon set the stage for an upheaval in the U.S. airline industry unseen since the dawn of deregulation.

October 4, 2007, 8:53 AM

The sagging market valuations of airlines across the U.S. since September 11 have prompted Continental Airlines to reconsider plans to spin off its wholly owned regional subsidiary into an independent entity.

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