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.

Restored British Auster Made Its Farnborough Airshow Debut 1
A 64-year old historic, Oshkosh-award-winning British Auster originally restored by the editor of Aviation Week ShowNews appeared in the static display at the Farnborough Airshow.
GE Turns Big Data Into Personal Healthcare For Engines
General Electric has set out to become the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming itself by using Big Data to shape everything from the way it makes things to supporting customers in the field.
GE Pushes Military Engines Technology
GE Aviation’s win of a US$1 billion contract to develop a sixth-generation variable-cycle fighter engine is seen as a crucial next step in the future of its $3.7 billion military engines business.
GE Sees An Electrifying Future
It’s been a unique and remarkable decade for aerospace, says GE Aviation president and CEO David Joyce. Unprecedented investment and transformational advances in technology, materials and manufacturing have resulted in new aircraft, new engines, record backlogs and a new supply chain.
Pratt & Whitney 'Is Back' 6
Aviation Week, ATW and Show News editors compare impressions from the first joint Pratt & Whitney and United Technologies Aerospace Systems media day.
Deer Jet to Operate VVIP 787 for China As It Grows 
Chinese business aviation company Deer Jet will operate the VVIP Boeing 787 Dreamliner when it arrives in Hong Kong in July.
Textron’s New Turboprop Emerges 
For the past few weeks, customers coming to Textron Aviation’s Wichita Beechcraft delivery center have been stepping inside a mockup of the new turboprop, which has yet to be given a name, for a look.
Embraer Executive Jets Cements Its Arrival 
Eleven years after launching Embraer Executive Jets in 2005, the Brazilian company has made significant progress toward its goal of winning 36% of the world’s business jet market.
Flexjet to Launch European Charter Business 
U.S.-based Flexjet will launch into Europe as a private jet travel and charter operator later this year.
Could Air-Taxi Service Make a Comeback? 

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil—Very light jets (VLJ) were all the craze when Embraer launched the Phenom 100 and 300 in 2005.

Citation Longitude Achieves Wing Mating; Program Advances 
Work on the Cessna Citation Longitude super midsize jet, Textron Aviation’s largest jet to date, is on track and progressing well, the company reports.
Deer Jet To Operate VVIP 787 Dreamliner For China
Chinese business aviation company Deer Jet will operate the VVIP Boeing 787 Dreamliner on show here when it arrives in Hong Kong in July.
Jetex FBO Wins IS-BAH, Plans More Expansion
Luxury global aviation services Jetex has been awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling certification for its FBO at Dubai’s Al Maktoum International VIP terminal.
Embraer Enhances Phenom & Legacy
About half the customers for Embraer’s Legacy 500 midsize business jet will equip their aircraft with the optional Rockwell Collins HGS-3500 Heads Up Display (HUD) when deliveries of the situational awareness aid begin in the middle of this year.
ST Aero Begins VIP Interiors in Singapore
ST Aerospace has begun deliveries from a completions and refurbishment center for large VIP aircraft that the company has set up in Singapore.

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