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The cabin of a new Bombardier C-Series CS100 airplane. Photograph: EPA/Alexandra Wey

As the Covid-19 pandemic ripped across the global economy, devastating the civil aerospace industry, the chief executive of Mitsubishi Heavy Industrie(...)

John Slattery. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Irish man John Slattery will replace David Joyce as the chief executive of General Electric’s aviation unit, its key aircraft engines division, as the(...)

The Boeing and  Embraer logos.  The collapse of the deal will  be seen as a blow to Boeing, which had moved to broaden its portfolio of aircraft to compete with European rival Airbus. Photograph: Getty Images

Embraer has accused Boeing of making false claims to justify walking away from a $4 billion (€3.7bn) deal to acquire the Brazilian group’s regional je(...)

A recent Vanity Fair piece called private jets “the singular fetish object of the modern billionaire”. Photograph: iStock

Despite the hefty costs of running a private jet, 2019 was a banner year for private planes in the US. Sales of business jets were up 15 per cent at t(...)

An Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. The EU has warned a Boeing  deal could remove Embraer as the third largest global competitor to both Boeing and Airbus. Photograph: EPA/Ian Langsdon

European regulators halted their in-depth anti-trust investigation into Boeing’s plan to invest in Embraer, saying they had not received sufficient in(...)

John Slattery: “I’ve complete confidence in the Boeing company”

A leading Irish aviation executive who is in line to take up a senior role with Boeing next year said he would be happy to be one of the first passeng(...)

A Bombardier Learjet. The brand is struggling with market changes.

Learjet –once the epitome of luxury travel for celebrities like Frank Sinatra -- is gasping for breath, and Bombardier Inc. is making a last-ditch att(...)

John Slattery joined Embraer in 2011 as senior vice president responsible for customer finance, asset and risk management. Photograph: Peter Houlihan

Irishman John Slattery is poised to lead a €3.7 billion joint venture between aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Embraer. Brazil’s Embraer is selling (...)

Loganair is interested in operating the Derry to London Stansted route.

Scottish regional airline Loganair has expressed an interest in operating the Derry to London Stansted route following the collapse of Flybmi. The c(...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive of Avolon, pictured at the official opening of the company’s new headquarters in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

More airlines will close this year and while their profits will fall, returns will stay above interest rates, according to Irish aircraft financier Av(...)

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