On this episode of the Business Podcast, sponsored by Bell, our guests include “Rocket Ron” Epstein, PhD, of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group consultancy and Sash Tusa of Agency Partners.
— Market reaction to Washington’s decision to impose export contractions on China’s leading chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. as Beijing considers clearing Boeing’s 737 Max to return to Chinese airspace
— Update on 737 Max as Federal Aviation Administration prepares to certify design and software changes to return jetliner to flight
— Latest International Air Travel Association figures and implications on Airbus and Boeing production rates, especially for wide-body aircraft
— UK defense review as officials disclose Russia’s cyber attacks on British military
— Which competitors will likely prevail in the contest to equip Switzerland’s Air Force with new fighter jets now that Swiss voters have approved the acquisition of new combat aircraft
— Wall Street confidence in view expressed by American Airlines CEO Doug Parker last week that he expects $25 billion new federal aid to air carriers by Oct. 1 to forestall job cuts
— Update on Hensoldt and Rolls-Royce equity offerings