Michael Bruno

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ALPA wants aviation exemption to Trump’s regulatory rollback 
The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) wants US President Donald Trump to exempt aviation safety and security rules from his administration’s new, so-called “two-for-one” deregulation effort.
French joins UK investigation into alleged Airbus fraud 
French authorities have joined a UK investigation into alleged misuse of third-party agents and European export credit by Airbus.
Bombardier ponders next new aircraft 
Bombardier has years to go on its turnaround plan, but the Canadian manufacturer is far enough along to begin thinking of its next new aircraft, president and CEO Alain Bellemare said at the US Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Aviation Summit March 2.
European Union appeals WTO ruling over Airbus subsidies 
The European Union (EU) on Oct. 13 formally appealed a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling issued in September that states sponsors of Toulouse-based Airbus Group did not properly remove illegal subsidies for building large civil aircraft.
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US, Boeing to seek Airbus-Europe compensation 
Boeing and the US government will push ahead in seeking compensation from Europe.
Renderings of A330, A350 and A380
US government issues licenses allowing commercial aircraft sales to Iran 
The US government has issued licenses to Airbus and Boeing to sell aircraft to Iranian airlines. “We have received that license, and remain in talks with Iran Air based on the memorandum of agreement,” Boeing said in a Sept. 21 statement, referencing an earlier deal with the airline.
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Boeing Iran Air deal could include 747-8s  6
Boeing acknowledged Tuesday that Iran Air has signed a letter of intent to order airliners, confirming the US manufacturer intends to challenge Airbus vigorously in the politically sensitive, but potentially lucrative Middle Eastern market.
Blogs & Commentary
Apr 19, 2017
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Flying long haul with Norwegian

Norwegian’s long-haul expansion has made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic, but is the product any good? The simple answer is yes, but....More
Apr 14, 2017
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US mainline-regional system likely contributed to bumping incident

I can’t help but wonder if the Byzantine relationship between mainlines and regionals is partly to blame for this incident....More
Apr 11, 2017
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Munoz’s apology may not be enough

Let’s start with today’s good news for United. The CEO issued a full apology for the awful bumped-then-dragged passenger incident, took full responsibility and promised a full review of the company’s crew transport and over-booking procedures....More
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