The Aeromexico-operated Embraer passenger jet crashed in heavy rain soon after take-off in Mexico Durango state on Tuesday. There were no fatalities among the 103 passengers and crew on board.
The new company, encompassing Embraer's commercial aircraft and services businesses, should make Boeing the market leader for smaller passenger jets.
EgyptAir's letter of intent to purchase the jets includes options for a further 12 CSeries that, if exercised, would increase the total list value of the deal to nearly $2.2 billion.
Armed men ambushed a military contingent in Nigeria's south, a region marred by conflict over oil revenues – as US sells the country arms.
Kenya Airways ground crew and engineers proceed with a strike, causing mass cancellations of flights
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