Jan. 21, 2016: United Airlines elected to order 40 Boeing 737-700s instead of the Bombardier CS100, it was announced today. It’s a huge blow to Bombardier, which was hoping to land this order to give a big boost… Read More
By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required Introduction 21 January 2016, ©. Leeham Co: The first part of our analysis, published Monday, looked at Russia’s first effort to design and aircraft to penetrate the Western airplane market, Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ100)…. Read More
Jan. 18, 2016, © Leeham Co. The surprise announcement last week of a tentative contract agreement between Boeing and its engineers union, SPEEA, was the best news coming out of the company that I’ve heard in years.
By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required Introduction 18 January 2016, © Leeham Co: Russian aircraft have never succeeded in penetrating the Western market. But then they never really tried, until now. They were designed for the Soviet Union captive… Read More
15 January 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Last week we looked back on what happened in 2015 on the airframe front. We finish the retrospective by looking at what turbofan engine technology came to market in 2015. New engine… Read More
Jan. 14, 2016: (c) Leeham Co. Blessing a new process in contract negotiations made an agreement possible between Boeing and its engineers’ union, SPEEA, its executive director told LNC in an interview after the surprise deal was announced… Read More
Jan. 13, 2016: Boeing and its engineers union, SPEEA, reached a contract accord months ahead of the September amendment date, SPEEA announced today. The full press release is below. We’ll update as we get more information.