Embraer: Boeing wrongfully terminated JV, will seek remedies

April 25, 2020: (C) Leeham News: Embraer says Boeing wrongfully terminated the joint venture agreement due to its own problems and reputational damage. “Embraer believes strongly that Boeing has wrongfully terminated the MTA, that it has manufactured false… Read More

Analysis: The collapse of the Boeing-Embraer joint venture

By the Leeham News Team Analysis April 25, 2020, © Leeham News: The Boeing-Embraer joint venture is off. Boeing called off the JV, saying Embraer didn’t satisfy all the conditions required. The impact to Embraer is more profound… Read More

Boeing walks from Embraer joint venture

By Scott Hamilton April 25, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing today pulled the plug on its proposed joint venture with Embraer. It claimed the Brazilian company failed to meet all the terms and conditions required of the JV… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Why e in ePlane shall stand for environment, Part 19. ICAO CORSIA.

April 24, 2020, ©. Leeham News: Before we wrap the series about technologies that can help us reduce the environmental footprint of air transport, we describe what the ICAO emissions scheme CORSIA is, its goals, and comment on… Read More

Can a passenger airliner run as a freighter with today’s tariffs? Part 4.

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction April 23, 2020, © Leeham News: We spent the last weeks checking if passenger airliners used as belly freighters make economic sense. With the present air freight prices, it does. The high… Read More

Supply chain focus: Hexcel’s first 2020 quarter

By Bjorn Fehrm April 22, 2020, ©. Leeham News: With the COVID-19 meltdown of airline traffic and aircraft deliveries, we place a special focus on the airliner industry supply chain in the next months. Hexcel Corporation reported its… Read More

HOTR: Airlines, lessors cancel ~250 MAXes since January

By the Leeham News Staff April 21, 2020, © Leeham News: Since the COVID-19 pandemic went viral beginning in January, there have been nearly 250 cancellations of the Boeing 737 MAX. Some of these were related more directly… Read More

Japan seeks to develop aircraft industry ties through Asian trade partnerships

By Judson Rollins Subscription Required April 20, 2020, © Leeham News: Japan has long been known as an engineering powerhouse, and Japanese manufacturing titans like Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Aerospace have been a key part of Boeing… Read More

Pontifications: What shape and how long will recovery take?

April 20, 2020, © Leeham News: There just is little good news for the aerospace industry right now. Airbus announced it will reduce production by a third across the A-Series airliners. I don’t think this will be the… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Why e in ePlane shall stand for environment, Part 18. Low hanging fruit.

April 17, 2020, ©. Leeham News: We continue the summary of the series why e in ePlane should be more about environment focus than electric aircraft. Last week we summarized the high hanging fruit technologies pursued presently, now… Read More