Boeing sees >800 deliveries in 2018

Jan. 31, 2018: Boeing sees more than 800 deliveries and revenue approaching $100bn this year, as it provides guidance concurrent with its 2017 financial results. Revenue last year was $93.2bn. The company repurchased $9.2bn in stock last year,… Read More

IBERIA gets upgraded A350-900

By Bjorn Fehrm  January 31, 2018, ©. Leeham Co: IBERIA will be the first airline to get the upgraded Airbus A350-900. The airline presented the news at the Fitur 2018 International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid. The airline’s first… Read More

Bombardier Belfast operations are about more than C Series wings

Subscription Required Introduction  By Scott Hamilton  Jan. 29, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Belfast, Northern Ireland: These days, when mention of Bombardier’s production facility in Northern Ireland is mentioned, only one thought comes to mind: wings for the C… Read More

Pontifications: 2018 starts off with a bang

Jan. 29, 2018, © Leeham Co.: This year isn’t even a month old. If the rest of the year continues like January, commercial aviation is in for an exciting year. The stunning news, of course, was last week’s… Read More

What happened and what’s next in Boeing-Bombardier trade case?

Jan. 26, 2018, © Leeham Co.: The decision by the US International Trade Commission that Bombardier did no harm to Boeing with its sale of 75+50 CS100s to Delta Air Lines is a shocker. The UK and Canadian… Read More

Delta statement on ITC decision

Delta statement on ITC ruling in Boeing/Bombardier C Series matter Delta is pleased by the U.S. International Trade Commission’s ruling rejecting Boeing’s anticompetitive attempt to deny U.S. airlines and the U.S. traveling public access to the state-of-the-art 110-seat CS100… Read More

Boeing statement on loss in Bombardier trade case

Statement by The Boeing Company January 26, 2018 “We are disappointed that the International Trade Commission did not recognize the harm that Boeing has suffered from the billions of dollars in illegal government subsidies that the Department of… Read More

Bombardier statement on victory at US ITC

Bombardier Statement on ITC Vote Montréal, January 26, 2018 – Today’s decision is a victory for innovation, competition, and the rule of law. It is also a victory for U.S. airlines and the U.S. traveling public. The C… Read More

Breaking News: Bombardier wins at USITC–no harm to Boeing, in stunning unanimous vote

Jan. 26, 2018: In a shocking reversal and a stunning defeat for Boeing, the US International Trade Commission ruled unanimously Boeing was not harmed by Bombardier’s government subsidies and low-price deal to sell 75+50 CS100s to Delta Air… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft drag reduction, Part 14

January 26, 2018, ©. Leeham Co: In the last Corner, we discussed Induced drag after having covered Friction drag and Form drag. These are the main drag components of a subsonic aircraft. As the aircraft flies over Mach 0.5,… Read More