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

Honeywell Eyes More Divestitures, Acquisitions, Digital Changes 
Honeywell International is mulling further divestitures or changes to its business portfolio, the conglomerate’s top executive said May 20.
Arseneault Steps Up At BAE Systems Inc. 
The new COO and president of BAE Systems Inc., Tom Arseneault, is taking the reins as new acquisition trends and technology demands reshape the defense sector.
Two Megadeals Transform Canada’s Air Transport Market  1
Onex’s purchase of WestJet is the biggest private equity deal ever in the airline industry, and part of a potential dramatic turnaround for the once-shunned airline industry.
Opinion: In Trade War, Chinese Wall Metaphor Is Apt  7
Perhaps the aerospace industry should reconsider banking on Chinese growth—it might have to, and sooner than it thinks.
Analysts Increasingly Worried About Embraer After Boeing 
Brazilian jet maker Embraer, which is spinning off most of its commercial aircraft business to Boeing, missed Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter of 2019.
Analysts Increasingly Worried About Embraer After Boeing 
Brazilian jet maker Embraer, which is spinning off most of its commercial aircraft business to Boeing, missed Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter of 2019.
Analysts Increasingly Worried About Embraer After Boeing 
Brazilian jet maker Embraer, which is hiving off most of its commercial aircraft business to Boeing, missed Wall Street’s expectations for the first quarter of 2019, leaving financial analysts increasingly worried worse could be to come.
China-U.S. Tariff Dispute A Threat Risk For A&D 
The specter of China foregoing Boeing airliners or other U.S. aerospace products is re-emerging now that countries are set to raise tariffs on each other’s imports following a breakdown in trade talks May 10.
House Panel Pummels TransDigm Execs, Who May Pay U.S. $16M 
TransDigm Group may voluntarily pay back the U.S. government up to $16.1 million after the A&D supplier’s top two execs were pummeled by a House panel.
China: From Profit Generator To Threat Risk For A&D 
The specter of China foregoing Boeing airliners or other U.S. aerospace products is re-emerging now that the countries are set to raise tariffs on each other’s imports.
Lockheed Funds Circuit Board Upstart Tempo Automation 
Lockheed Martin, the Pentagon’s leading contractor by annual sales, is joining other investors in a new round of financing for Tempo Automation.
Why The Revival Of The U.S. Export-Import Bank Is Important 
The Trump administration’s move to reinvigorate the U.S. Export-Import bank is one of the best things it can do for aerospace ahead of the next recession.
Aerospace Units Still A Challenge For Astronics 
The sale of its semiconductor business and strong aerospace and defense end-markets seemingly propelled Astronics financials for the first quarter of 2019, but the supplier remains challenged by two lagging commercial aerospace business lines.
TransDigm Execs To Testify On Pentagon Price Charges 
The top two leaders of major A&D supplier TransDigm Group will testify to the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform panel about defense supply prices, along with defense officials.
Analysts See Aviation Lessors Benefiting From Revived EXIM 
The Trump administration’s decision to put the U.S. Export-Import Bank back in business is good news for aviation lessors, according to credit analysts.
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