Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno
Senior Business Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Senior Business Editor and Community and Conference Content Manager. He covers aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, their supply chains and related issues. Since joining Aviation Week in 2005, Bruno also has covered U.S. federal budgets, regulatory issues and congressional affairs. Beyond reporting, he regularly hosts and helps organize Aviation Week’s conferences and events, or speaks at outside events.

For six years through 2012, Bruno was managing editor of a multi-publication team of defense and space reporters and freelancers that garnered three Jesse H. Neal business journalism awards, called "the Pulitzer Prize of business media." He has received two Neals himself, and has been a finalist for other awards including the annual media awards at the Paris and Farnborough airshows. Bruno started Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Going Concerns business column in 2015.

Before Aviation Week, Michael was a staff writer for the Washington Post and Bloomberg BNA. He has a master's in print journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor's from Vanderbilt University.

Articles

Major Aviation Firms Are Merging Or Acquiring; Where’s Honeywell? 
United Technologies (UTC) and Raytheon are working hard to convince shareholders to approve their mega-merger.
Embraer Commercial Operations Split To Boeing On Track 
The entity that will be the rest of Embraer is on course to become a separate operational unit once Boeing takes over the Brazilian OEM’s commercial aircraft business by the end of the year, company leaders said Aug. 14.
What Is The Outlook For A&D Bankruptcies? 
With volatility rocking the financial markets and warnings of the first economic downturn since the Great Recession growing, new reports from credit rating agencies are measuring how the aerospace and defense industries rank.
Embraer Commercial Operations Split To Boeing On Track 
The entity that will be the rest of Embraer is on course to become a separate operational unit once Boeing takes over the Brazilian OEM’s commercial aircraft business by the end of the year, company leaders said Aug. 14.
As Big A&D Firms Merge Or Acquire, Where’s Honeywell? 
United Technologies (UTC) and Raytheon are working hard to convince shareholders to approve their mega-merger.
FAA Looks To Move Forward On New Launch, Re-entry Licensing 
An FAA proposal to streamline and facilitate space launch and re-entry licensing for the new-space era has garnered 23 substantive comments days before public commentary is slated to close.
Sabre Pushes Antitrust Officials To Close Farelogix Takeover 
Travel industry technology giant Sabre on Aug. 14 warned the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) it will close its acquisition of rival Fairlogix, an airline distribution service provider, on Aug. 21.
Embraer Commercial Operations Split To Boeing On Track 
The entity that will be the rest of Embraer is on course to become a separate operational unit once Boeing takes over the Brazilian OEM’s commercial aircraft business by the end of the year, company leaders said Aug. 14.
What Is Outlook For A&D Bankruptcies? 
With volatility rocking the financial markets and warnings of the first economic downturn since the Great Recession growing, new reports from credit rating agencies are measuring how the aerospace and defense industries rank.
GPS Outage Would Cost $1B Per Day: Commerce Study 
The U.S. Global Positioning System has provided $1.4 trillion worth of nongovernment economic benefits since 1984 and an outage would cost $1 billion a day in losses, a new study commissioned by the U.S. Commerce Department has found.
Big A&D Firms Seem To Be Merging Or Acquiring—Where’s Honeywell? 
United Technologies (UTC) and Raytheon are working hard to convince shareholders to approve their mega-merger.
Could Textron Become A Purer A&D Company, Or Be Sold? 
As a multi-industrial manufacturer, Textron sells many transportation vehicles, from military helicopters to UAVs and even snowmobiles and recreational four-wheelers.
Identifying Potential Hypersonics Winners And Losers 
Cowen & Co. analysts think offensive hypersonics alone could be $1.5-3 billion a year by the mid-2020s.
Could Textron Become Purer A&D Company, Or Be Sold? 
A new corporate review may indicate that Textron could be looking to become an aerospace and defense-focused company similar to other large rivals, according to analysts.
Could Textron Become Purer A&D Company, Or Be Sold? 
A new corporate review may indicate that Textron could be looking to become an aerospace and defense-focused company similar to other large rivals, according to analysts.
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