Updating Airbus and Boeing Orders At Risk

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Nov. 23, 2020, © Leeham News: It’s time to update the analysis on Airbus and Boeing orders at risk for delivery under the “weak customer” doctrine. Under a US accounting rule known… Read More

Pontifications: Why I’d fly the MAX; lessons learned and still to come

Nov. 23, 2020, © Leeham News: I’m okay with flying on board the Boeing 737 MAX. Yes, it’s gone through the wringer in the 20 months since it was grounded. Yes, Boeing and the US Federal Aviation Administration… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: 737 MAX ungrounding, the technical background

November 20, 2020, ©. Leeham News: This week’s big news is the lifting of the grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX. I wrote about the changes made to the MAX Wednesday and why I believe it’s safe. Let’s use… Read More

Enhancing the Dreamliner, Part 7: The optimum range for the 787-10

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   November 19, 2020, © Leeham News: Last week, we compared the economics of the 787-10 to the 787-9 on the San Francisco to Sydney route. We could see this 6,500nm route does… Read More

Boeing responds to FAA recertification of the 737 MAX

Coverage of recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX continues with the next post. Nov. 18, 2020: Boeing issued the following statements in response to the US Federal Aviation Administration recertifying the 737 MAX.

Breaking News: FAA recertifies 737 MAX–continuing coverage

Coverage continues in the next post. Nov. 18, 2020, (c) Leeham News: The US Federal Aviation Administration today recertified the Boeing 737 MAX, ending a 20-month grounding. Recertification of the airplane will follow by Transport Canada and Europe’s… Read More

FAA recertifies Boeing 737 MAX

Continuing coverage in next post By Bjorn Fehrm November 18, 2020, ©. Leeham News: The FAA has declared the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 safe to fly after a 20 months grounding. On March 10, 2019, the… Read More

Podcast: 10 Minutes About the 737 MAX Return to Service

Nov. 18, 2020, © Leeham News: LNA today launches a new feature, a periodic podcast about key issues of the moment. Called “10 Minutes About,” the podcast is—as the title says—10 minutes about the issue selected. This time… Read More

Boeing, unions need reset: analysis

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team Analysis Introduction Nov. 16, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing is at a defining moment, says John Holden, the president of IAM 751. This is the labor union that assembles Boeing’s airplanes… Read More

Pontifications: EU tariffs on Boeing airplanes in effect; ~60 at risk

Nov. 16, 2020, © Leeham News: The European Union implemented tariffs Nov. 9 on Boeing and other US products in retaliation for the Trump Administration tariffs on Airbus and EU products. This is the latest in the 16-year… Read More