Mar 13, 2013 12:33 EDT
Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer called Wednesday for a quick resolution of a challenge by Beechcraft to its sale of 20 A-29 Super Tucano planes to the US Air Force.
Mar 13, 2013 11:02 EDT
A twin-engine plane crashed in the Brazilian Amazon state of Para, killing all nine passengers and the pilot, company officials said after finding the wreckage early Wednesday.
Feb 28, 2013 14:50 EST
The US Air Force has chosen a Brazilian firm for a $427 million contract to supply light attack planes to Afghan forces, the company said Thursday, despite competition from an American bid.
Feb 26, 2013 10:03 EST
Drone maker Cassidian, a unit of European aerospace and defence giant EADS, has decided to shelve its joint venture with Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht, an EADS spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.
Feb 13, 2013 13:06 EST
Afghanistan's fledgling air force is more like a bicycle than a modern fighting machine, its commander has said, pleading for advanced aircraft to fight the Taliban as US-led NATO forces prepare to withdraw.
Jan 24, 2013 08:29 EST
Brazil's top planemaker Embraer on Thursday announced it won an order from US airline Republic Airways for 47 regional jets, with an option for another 47, at a total potential value of $4 billion at catalogue prices.
Jan 23, 2013 03:39 EST
The world's political and business elite gathered in the snow-covered resort of Davos on Wednesday, aiming to instil some confidence in the global economy amid tentative signs of recovery.
Jan 23, 2013 00:12 EST
The world's political and business elite gather in the snow-covered resort of Davos from Wednesday, aiming to instil some confidence in the global economy amid tentative signs of recovery.
Jan 15, 2013 13:20 EST
Top companies from emerging markets are riding the rapid growth of their regions and will shape the global economy over the next decade, a study said on Tuesday.
Nov 14, 2012 12:12 EST
Airbus said Wednesday it had won an order from a Chinese customer for a corporate jet as the European plane maker seeks to make greater inroads into the country's young market.
Sep 18, 2012 12:03 EDT
As devastating drought spreads across much of the globe, British-born pilot Gerard Moss flies above the Amazon rainforest to show how its "flying rivers" -- humid air currents -- bring rain to Brazil and South America.
Aug 22, 2012 13:42 EDT
Brazil's defense industry is booming, fueled by government incentives to modernize the country's armed forces and develop a robust, export-oriented military industrial complex.
Aug 18, 2012 09:44 EDT
A major air show in Sao Paulo this week turned the spotlight on the robust health of Brazil's general aviation market, which is thriving despite the global economic slowdown.
Aug 06, 2012 15:01 EDT
Brazil's top planemaker Embraer said it delivered four light attack A-29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Indonesian Air Force at a ceremony held Monday at its facility located some 270 kilometers (165 miles) from here.
Jul 31, 2012 17:30 EDT
After a six-year wait, Venezuela was welcomed here Tuesday as a full member of Mercosur, turning the regional trading bloc into the world's fifth largest economy as well as a food and energy giant.
Jul 12, 2012 19:15 EDT
Leftist Colombian rebels claimed Thursday they had shot down a missing military plane by showing its alleged wreckage, but President Juan Manuel Santos said that was "unlikely."
Jul 09, 2012 12:55 EDT
US planemaker Boeing upstaged European rival Airbus as the Farnborough airshow began Monday, unveiling a $7.2-billion order from an American lessor for 75 of its upcoming 737 MAX jets.
Jul 09, 2012 02:03 EDT
Boeing is set to steal a march over European rival Airbus at the Farnborough airshow which starts Monday, with the US planemaker set to secure significant orders for its 737 MAX jet.
Jul 08, 2012 07:30 EDT
Boeing is set to hit back in its orders battle with rival Airbus at the upcoming Farnborough airshow, looking to take the lead in the key short-haul plane market despite a weak global economic outlook.
Jun 26, 2012 13:22 EDT
Brazil's leading planemaker Embraer and the US giant Boeing Tuesday agreed to share technical know-how and market analysis to spur development of the Brazilian firm's KC-390 military aircraft.