Traffic is slowing, the regulatory environment is changing and new airline business models are under pressure—2019 could be a decisive year for the industry.
Mitsubishi introduced the SpaceJet M100 at the Paris Air Show in June, part of a major shake-up of its regional-jet strategy.
Boeing not expected to finalize proposed MAX changes until early to mid-October.
Despite high-profile promotions, the number of women in the industry remains the same as it was two decades ago.
Despite trade tensions between the U.S. and China, and overall falls in air freight volumes, demand from online shoppers is strong.
For the manufacturers, it is about big business, with multibillion-dollar orders hanging in the balance.
Workforce concerns are mounting despite a high-profile job training and spending campaign by the Trump administration. A new study shows A&D must better attract and retain talent.
Some inroads are made in employee diversity in aerospace sectors, but more remains to be done.
Italy’s government wants Alitalia to remain at least partly in Italian hands—but European airlines might still have a role to play.
The industry needs to do a better job of upgrading commercial aircraft avionics, ensuring pilots are kept in the loop and properly trained.