Michael Bruno

Michael Bruno
Senior Business Editor,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Based in Washington, Bruno is Aviation Week's Senior Business Editor. 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.

For six years through 2012 he was managing editor of a unique team of defense and space reporters and freelancers that garnered three Jesse H. Neal business journalism awards, "the Pulitzer Prize of business media." Bruno was also the lead author for two Neals himself. He is the founder of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s Going Concerns business column and frequently provides the popular Washington Outlook column.

Besides reporting, Bruno regularly hosts or helps organize Aviation Week’s conferences and events, such as the Laureates Awards and AerospaceDefenseChain conference. He offers expert insight as a keynote speaker and panelist and has appeared at the Wharton Aerospace Conference and numerous prime-contractor and consultant conferences, as well as in other news outlets like Grant’s Interest Rate Observer and foreign media.

Prior to Aviation Week, Bruno was a staff writer for the Washington Post and BNA covering businesses and federal acquisition. He has a master's in print journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor's from Vanderbilt University.

Articles
George Industries Acquires Numerical Precision 
The companies are owned by private equity investors Orangewood Partners and QCC, respectively.
Boeing, Airbus Orders And Deliveries Show Continued Market Strength  2
In spite of unprecedented backlogs, major civil aircraft manufacturers enjoy strong airline demand, but Airbus warns it may have to stop the A380 program.
Boeing Forms Airline Seat JV With Adient 
Adient Aerospace aftermarket spare parts distribution will be performed exclusively through Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boeing.
Expectations Revived: GE Aviation May Leave Corporate Nest  1
The new review comes after GE had to unveil a $6.2 billion after-tax charge in the recently ended fourth quarter of 2017 due to GE Capital’s health and life insurance work.
Will GE Aviation Leave The Corporate Nest? 
GE Chairman and CEO John Flannery says he is reconsidering how to structure the industrial giant.
Will GE Aviation Leave Corporate Nest? 
GE Chairman and CEO John Flannery says he is reconsidering how to structure the industrial giant.
Textron Stretches Restructuring Into Bell, Other Units 
Textron is stretching an ongoing corporate restructuring to include consolidation within the Bell, Textron Systems and Industrial segments.
Astronics Stock Skyrockets On Raised Revenue Guidance 
Shares of specialty aerospace and defense electronics provider Astronics skyrocketed as much as 17% in price by midday Jan. 12 after the company raised its sales outlook.
Astronics Skyrockets On Raised Revenue Guidance 
Shares of specialty aerospace and defense electronics provider Astronics skyrocketed as much as 17% in price by midday Jan. 12 after the company raised its sales outlook.
Astronics Gains On Raised Revenue Guidance 
Shares of specialty aerospace and defense electronics provider Astronics skyrocketed as much as 17% in price by midday Jan. 12 after the company raised its sales outlook.
GKN Rejects Takeover, But Splits Off Aerospace 
UK investment and turnaround company Melrose Industries proposed a stock-based acquisition that GKN found wanting.
GKN Spurns Takeover, Splits Off Aerospace Unit 
UK investment and turnaround company Melrose Industries proposed a stock-based acquisition that GKN found wanting.
GKN Rejects Takeover, Splits Off Aerospace Unit 
UK investment and turnaround company Melrose Industries proposed a stock-based acquisition that GKN found wanting.
Rockwell Shareholders Approve UTC Takeover 
Shareholder approval came despite significant concerns voiced over the proposed acquisition by leading aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing, as well as by some investors.
Shareholders Approve Rockwell's UTC Takeover 
Shareholder approval came despite significant concerns voiced over the proposed acquisition by leading aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing, as well as by some investors.
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