Boeing WTO panel report released; podcast with Airbus and Boeing

The WTO released the public version of its report on the illegal subsidies for Boeing. There are plenty of stories on the Internet to choose from, so we won’t recap it all here. We have said and still… Read More

Indigo selected PW GTF for NEO

Indigo Airlines of India selected the PW P1000G Geared Turbo Fan for its order of 150 Airbus A320neos. We’re at the PW Media Day and will be filing additional reports today. Up to this point, most of the… Read More

Odds and Ends: Orient Aviation’s profile of John Leahy

This is an abbreviated Odds and Ends; we are traveling this week and next and we’re not sure if we’ll have the chance to update while we are on the road. Meantime: Orient Aviation magazine has a cover… Read More

Odds and Ends: Airbus wants to advance NEO EIS by six months; name that tanker

1. Airbus wants to advance NEO EIS six months Airbus wants to advance the entry-into-service of the A320neo by six months, to October 2015, we have learned. Airbus plans to introduce the neo in six month increments (A320neo… Read More

Reports from ISTAT

We were at the ISTAT conference Monday and Tuesday, where 1,250 industry officials attended. We wrote several stories for Commercial Aviation Online. These are below:

Odds and Ends: Boeing basks in 777 orders as A350 falters

Odds and Ends this week: Boeing had a good week with 777 orders from a variety of customers, though some were previously unidentified ones that had already been booked. Back in January we predicted that Boeing will see… Read More

Boeing sees long life for 737

Update, March 11: Dominic Gates of The Seattle Times has an excellent article about the new Boeing airplane and its production site. Original Post: In a short article we did for Aviation Technology magazine, Boeing sees a long… Read More

Rolls-Royce, PW may be feuding but extend IAE to 2045

The feud between Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney over patent infringements is nasty and in court, and the Rolls-Royce view that it doesn’t think much of the PW Geared Turbo Fan technology is well known, but speculation that… Read More

What next for EADS, Airbus in US?

With plans to assemble the KC-45 in Mobile (AL) in shreds, what’s next for EADS and Airbus in the US? EADS and Airbus said creating a final assembly line (FAL) for the KC-X would lead to assembling A330-200Fs… Read More

Odds and Ends: Boeing to compete production site for new 737-class airplane

Odds and Ends begins below the photo. We’re not big on photos but every once in a while we find one that we’ve very impressed with–like this (via at LAX: