Shareholders of Brazilian aerospace firm Embraer have approved the $4.2bn transaction to sell an 80% interest in the company’s commercial aircraft operations to Boeing.
Founder of business aviation company VistaJet Thomas Flohr has launched a new aviation firm, Vista Global, to serve the business aviation market.
Brazilian operator Embratel Star One has contracted US satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL) for the Star One D2 multimission communications satellite.
Inmarsat and integrated telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom have concluded the first round of flight trials of European Aviation Network (EAN), a satellite-based in-flight broadband connectivity service.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has revealed its intention to invest $1bn into various divisions of Virgin Group, including Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company and Virgin Orbit.
UP Aerospace has collaborated with Cesaroni Aerospace to complete the development of a solid rocket motor manufacturing and test facility at Spaceport America in New Mexico, US.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has finalised a $13.8bn order with Boeing to purchase 39 aircraft, comprising 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has signed an agreement to reduce the wing production costs for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner that are currently being manufactured at MHI’s factory in Nagoya, Japan.
UK-based private aircraft charter company Zenith Aviation has placed an order to buy two new Bombardier Learjet 75 business jets for an undisclosed sum.
Bombardier has added a third Global 7000 business jet to its ongoing flight test programme.