John Morris

John Morris
Aviation Week ShowNews

John has led Aviation Week's ShowNews, the best-read daily news magazine of aerospace trade shows, for nearly two decades. His background in business journalism before joining Aviation Week includes stints at Reuters, the American Banker daily banking newspaper and as business news editor at the Milwaukee Journal and the Cincinnati Enquirer.
A lifelong aviation enthusiast, John has been a private pilot for 34 years and won an award at EAA Oshkosh for his restoration of a vintage British Auster army spotter aircraft. He is currently building a 1920s Staaken Flitzer biplane from plans. John attended his first Farnborough Air Show in 1952, when just eight months old.

Testing Begins on Second GE Catalyst Turboprop
GE’s new Catalyst advanced turboprop uses additive manufacturing to replace 855 normally made parts with just 12 “printed” components.
Piaggio Accelerates Its Comeback
Piaggio's confidence is one reason behind the new sales, says CEO Renato Vaghi. A firmer market, rising fuel prices and a customer outreach program also help.
Airbus Chief Test Pilot To Retire On A High
Airbus chief test pilot Peter Chandler's daily displays in the A350-1000 will mark the end of a 43-year career as a professional aviator.
GE Aims for a Decade of Growth in Military Engines
GE Aviation has renewed its commercial engine portfolio as its military business is coming under the spotlight.
Leap Deliveries About To Outpace CFM56
Deliveries of CFM Leap engines are about to overtake those of the CFM56 for the first time, a watershed moment in the General Electric-Safran joint venture.
GE-Safran Would Boost for New Boeing 
While nothing can be taken for granted, it appears a front-running position to power Boeing’s New Midsize Airplane (NMA) is CFM’s to lose as Boeing begins to evaluate proposals that engine makers submitted in late June.
L3 Launches Commercial Aviation Business
L3 Technologies launches a new commercial aviation division integrating both on- and off-aircraft products and services for aviation customers.
CFM Sees NMA Building On Relationship With Boeing 
It appears the front-running position to power Boeing’s new mid-market airplane is CFM’s to lose as the airframer starts evaluating proposals from engine OEMs.
London Airports Face Major Bans On Overnight Flights 
Luton, Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow, Biggin Hill, Northolt, Farnborough and Oxford airports are all now effectively closed or severely restricted for overnight flights
Business Aviation Flying Higher As Economies Improve 
Most key indicators for business jet sales are trending positively, and manufacturers are optimistic.
Signs Point To Business Aviation Recovery, Analysts Say 
After a decade of difficulties, the business jet industry is showing promising signs that a long-awaited recovery may be at hand.
Embraer Marketing Strategy Focuses On Its Key Features 
Innovation, disruptive technology, performance and best value for money are key elements that Embraer is promoting to sell new aircraft.
Bombardier Doubles Down On Large Business Jets 
Bombardier developed two new large-cabin, long-range business jets under cover, helped by a secretly certified engine from Rolls-Royce.
Rolls-Royce Launches Bizjet Comeback With Pearl Engine 
The next-generation Pearl 15 engine forms the vanguard of Rolls-Royce’s counter to aggressive competition in the high-end business jet market.
Piaggio Accelerates Its Comeback
Piaggio Aerospace has won orders for four P.180 Avanti EVO business aircraft so far this year in a vote from the market that a recent restructuring and cash injection of 225 million euros will ensure its future.
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