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March 26, 2020, 11:09 AM

EC Decision on Embraer-Boeing Deal Extends to at Least June

Embraer's CEO insists that the deal with Boeing to buy 80 percent of the Brazilian company’s commercial business remains a top priority.

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Mar 27, 2020 - 4:44 PM
The U.S. Treasury Department now faces the task of allocating coronavirus aid and assigning conditions.
Mar 27, 2020 - 10:53 AM
British engine maker Rolls-Royce is closing its UK facilities temporarily while focusing on supporting customers, including air freight operations.
Mar 27, 2020 - 8:59 AM
Boeing CEO David Calhoun insisted that the company will pursue other financing options if the government requires an ownership stake.
Mar 26, 2020 - 4:11 PM
SIA Group expects to raise as much as S$15 billion in equity and debt funding.
Mar 26, 2020 - 11:09 AM
Embraer's CEO insists that the deal with Boeing to buy 80 percent of the Brazilian company’s commercial business remains a top priority.
Mar 25, 2020 - 4:45 PM
Spain's CGT union calls for a walkout at five Airbus plants starting March 30.
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Mar 25, 2020 - 9:46 AM
The Australian flag carrier uses seven Boeing 787-9s as collateral for a new loan.
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Mar 24, 2020 - 1:41 PM
The international airline trade body calls on governments to urgently help bridge the industry’s liquidity problems.
Mar 24, 2020 - 10:27 AM
An order issued by the Indian government to stop all domestic passenger flights followed a shutdown of train operations.
Mar 24, 2020 - 9:31 AM
Wichita-based Spirit Aerosystems sent employees home for at least 14 days as it halts 737 fuselage production.