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Montevideo, January 17th 2019 - 23:47 UTC

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  • Friday, January 11th 2019 - 12:24 UTC

    Embraer/Boeing marriage receives the blessing from Brazil's government

    Under the proposed deal, Embraer will sell 80% of its commercial plane division, its most profitable, for US$ 4.2 billion

    The Brazilian government on Thursday said it would allow a proposed tie-up between plane makers Embraer SA and Boeing Co to go forward, capping weeks of uncertainty in which President Jair Bolsonaro expressed his hesitation.

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  • Saturday, December 22nd 2018 - 03:43 UTC

    Brazilian judge halts Embraer-Boeing alliance yet again

    Embraer would get only 20% of the deal. The judge spoke of a “brutal asymmetry.”

    A Brazilian judge Thursday blocked yet again the merger of the commercial division of Embraer with Boeing, despite a joint announcement to the contrary a few days ago.

  • Tuesday, December 11th 2018 - 08:19 UTC

    Embraer-Boeing deal clears provisional injunction, but now depends on Bolsonaro's administration

    Brazil's Embraer announced in July its intention to sell 80% of its commercial aviation business to Chicago-based Boeing for US$ 3.8 billion

    A Brazilian federal court has overturned a provisional injunction that blocked a proposed tie-up between plane makers Embraer and Boeing, Embraer said on Monday in a securities filing. Brazil's Embraer announced in July its intention to sell 80% of its commercial aviation business to Chicago-based Boeing for US$ 3.8 billion. Embraer has said the deal is crucial for its survival.

  • Friday, December 7th 2018 - 09:54 UTC

    Brazilian federal judge freezes proposed tie-up of Embraer with Boeing

    The Sao Paulo court said it was taking action to avoid “possible concrete acts” being taken on the aviation deal before the administration of Bolsonaro comes in

    A Brazilian federal court on Thursday suspended a proposed US$ 4.75 billion tie-up between US aerospace giant Boeing and the civilian business of Brazilian plane-maker Embraer pending the government of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro taking office.

  • Tuesday, October 2nd 2018 - 08:58 UTC

    The possible economic options behind Bolsonaro and Haddad

    Haddad has acknowledged he would dump the labor and spending reforms of unpopular outgoing President Michel Temer

    Behind Brazil's polarized presidential election, and unpredictable result, the business class in Latin America's largest economy looking for clear signals of what can be expected as of 2019 either from the former army captain Jair Bolsonaro or from economist Fernando Haddad, handpicked by Lula da Silva as his successor. Hopefully not a choice between “awful” and “extremely awful”

  • Tuesday, July 17th 2018 - 08:52 UTC

    Brazilian GOL Airlines expands fleet converting 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8 to MAX 10

    The airline says the advanced airplanes will help GOL meet its commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a young, modern and safe fleet.

    Boeing and GOL Airlines announced that the Brazilian carrier is adding the newest and largest member of the 737 MAX family with a new contract that converts 30 current MAX orders to the 737 MAX 10. GOL also placed a new order for 15 more MAX 8 airplanes, growing GOL’s total MAX orders to 135. The Brazilian airline says the advanced airplanes will help GOL meet its commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a young, modern and safe fleet.

  • Thursday, July 5th 2018 - 07:07 UTC

    Embraer-Boeing combined operations talks “complex” but ongoing

    The two aircraft makers have been discussing for months a transaction in which a new company, Boeing controlled, would be created focused on commercial aviation

    Embraer SA Chief Executive Officer Paulo Souza e Silva said the company is in the final stage of talks to combine operations with Boeing Co, newspaper Valor Economico reported on its website late on Wednesday. Souza e Silva, attending an event hosted by the paper, declined to elaborate on details of the agreement and described the negotiation as “complex.”

  • Thursday, May 17th 2018 - 10:42 UTC

    Boeing wins subsidies dispute with Airbus at WTO

    Boeing chairman and CEO Dennis Muilenburg said: “Today's final ruling sends a clear message: disregard for the rules and illegal subsidies are not tolerated.”

    The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) failed to comply with requests to end subsidies for Airbus. US Trade Representative (USTR) said the ruling in the dispute opens the way for placing tariffs on EU goods.

  • Saturday, January 27th 2018 - 09:15 UTC

    Relief in Canada and North Ireland: Bombadier wins trade dispute with the US

    Tariffs of 292% will not now be imposed on orders of C-Series planes by American carriers. About 50 companies in the UK supply Bombardier with parts

    The Canadian aerospace firm which faced damaging import tariffs on one of its jets has won a trade dispute in the United States. The UK government had suspected that Bombardier would lose and unions feared sales and UK jobs connected to the C-Series would be hit. But in a surprise ruling, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) rejected a complaint brought by Boeing.

  • Friday, January 12th 2018 - 10:05 UTC

    Boeing's record year of sales with 763 deliveries of market leading 737 and 787 jets

    Boeing reached a new high on the 737 program as it raised production to 47 airplanes a month during the year and began delivering the new 737 MAX

    Boeing delivered more commercial airplanes than any manufacturer for the sixth consecutive year and set an industry record with 763 deliveries in 2017, driven by high output of the market-leading 737 and 787 jets. At the same time, the company grew its backlog with 912 net orders, reflecting healthy demand for its single-aisle and twin-aisle airplanes.

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