Embraer last week announced that it has created the new management position of executive VP-new programs-airline market and appointed Executive VP-Airline Market Mauro Kern to the post, leading to speculation that the manufacturer is eyeing a new commercial aircraft program. The Brazilian company notably has stayed on the sidelines while rival Bombardier has expanded beyond the traditional regional jet market by launching the CSeries, which is set to enter service in 2013 to compete with ...

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