RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brussels and Washington continue their air battle. The European Commission decided on Friday to launch an in-depth investigation into the merger of the US company Boeing with the Brazilian company Embraer, given the risk that the operation could "reduce competition" in the commercial aircraft market.
The decision comes only two days after the United States announced sanctions as part of its cross-claim against the EU for subsidies to Boeing and Airbus . . .