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.
TransDigm Paying Back Pentagon $16M In Excess Profit 
TransDigm Group is paying back the $16.1 million it allegedly earned in “excess profit” selling aftermarket aircraft parts to the Pentagon.
CAE Claims Top Spot in Civil Air Training with Latest Results 
Canadian pilot training and health care service provider CAE now is the “largest civil aviation training company in the world,” the company’s chief executive declared May 17 while reporting fourth-quarter and full fiscal 2019 financial results that beat analyst expectations.
Héroux-Devtek Acquisition Spree Continues, As Do Profits 
Héroux-Devtek, the Canadian-based No. 3 landing gear provider, is boosting its portfolio of work for OEM Boeing, including a new acquisition and the expansion of F-15 gear supply.
Héroux-Devtek Boosts Acquisitions And Profits 
Héroux-Devtek, the Canadian-based No. 3 landing gear provider, is boosting its portfolio of work for OEM Boeing, including a new acquisition and the expansion of F-15 gear supply.
Honeywell Mulls 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.
Analysts Consider Whether MAX Issues Affect Airliner Supercycle 
The MAX production slowdown will dampen deliveries of large commercial aircraft this year, but the ongoing supercycle is expected to power on a few more years.
Hostile Takeover Emerges Between Aerospace Pump, Valve Rivals 
Crane is going public with a hostile takeover attempt to buy Circor for $1.7 billion in cash.
Circor Rebuffs Crane Hostile Takeover Attempt 
Crane is going public with a hostile takeover attempt to buy Circor for $1.7 billion in cash.
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  9
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.
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