Seattle Times story. IAM press conference 11am PST. Live video KIROTV.com. IAM press release. Boeing press release. Brothers and Sisters, In late October, senior executives from Boeing approached us to ask if we could get together to talk… Read More
China’s emerging commercial aerospace industry won’t be a viable competitor to Airbus and Boeing for 20 years, predicts John Leahy, COO Customers of Airbus. Speaking at the Credit Suisse Aerospace conference in New York, Leahy noted the challenges… Read More
Boeing is considering how to make the already-lean 737 production line even more efficient with an eye toward increasing rates beyond 42 per month, the commercial airplane division CEO said today. Jim Albaugh, speaking at the annual Credit… Read More
It’s done: American is the last legacy carrier to file for bankruptcy. Press releases here, here and here. Our discussion last week of what a bankruptcy would mean to orders is here.
A320 Sharklet: Jon Ostrower has a detailed piece about the wing work needed to retrofit the A320 with sharklets and some thoughts about what this means for the neo. Dubai Air Show: The Center for Asia-Pacific Aerospace (CAPA)… Read More
The Everett Herald Nov. 27 had an interesting article assessing the break-even of the Boeing 787. The article neatly summarizes what Boeing CFO James Bell described on the 3Q earnings call. The Herald’s article is slightly out of… Read More
With bankruptcy fears swirling again around American Airlines, some questions arise what happens to the orders AA has with Airbus and Boeing if the carrier goes into Chapter 11. This hand-wringing piece paints a dire picture for Boeing…. Read More