Michael Bruno

Executive Editor, Business

Washington, DC


Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense business issues, and is editor in chief of Aviation Week Executive Intelligence newsletters. Beyond reporting, Bruno helps organize related Aviation Week conferences, hosts podcasts and webinars, and speaks publicly as a subject matter expert on industry issues. Since joining Aviation Week in 2005, he has won several Jesse H. Neal and Aerospace Media awards. He has a master's degree from Syracuse University and a bachelor's from Vanderbilt University.


By Michael Bruno Oct 02, 2023

The list of to-do tasks for the surprising new chief executive of leading aerostructures supplier Spirit AeroSystems is clear and daunting.

Aircraft & Propulsion

By Michael Bruno Sep 27, 2023

Rocket Lab warned investors on Sept. 26 that it had to lower its financial expectations for the current third quarter ending Sept. 30.

Commercial Space

By Michael Bruno Sep 26, 2023

Thoma Bravo is selling its aerospace and defense consultancy Exostar to Arlington Capital Partners.

Supply Chain