Airbus Summit Showcases Sustainability Status

By Bjorn Fehrm December 7, 2022, © Leeham News was at Airbus Summit: Airbus briefed media and influences on its Sustainability progress during briefings in Toulouse and Munich last week. Here is an update on where Airbus is… Read More

HOTR: United likely can cancel A350 order with little penalty

By the Leeham News Team Dec. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: United Airlines appears on the cusp of ordering as many as 100 Boeing 787s, multiple news outlets report. Airbus hopes to sell more A350s to United to… Read More

Regulators need to understand realities, complexities of achieving ecoAviation goals

Subscription Required Now open to all readers. By Scott Hamilton Dec. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: Battery power. Hybrid-battery. Hydrogen. Hydrogen-hybrid. Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Whatever the path chosen by the hundreds of companies seeking greener commercial aviation, government… Read More

Pontifications: A lost decade for new airplanes

By Scott Hamilton Subscription Required Dec. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: In September 2020, LNA wrote that commercial aviation was facing a “lost decade.” The impetus for this prediction was the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. “Commercial aviation is facing… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 48. eVTOL traffic management

December 2, 2022, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we started looking at the air traffic problem of eVTOLs. The rulemaking on how these shall avoid running into each other, other aircraft, and drones outside controlled airspace is not… Read More

Green aviation pressure applied to banks, oil companies, too

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Dec. 1, 2022, © Leeham News: Pressure from environmentalists is prompting the aviation industry to move toward sustainable fuels. But the pressure is not just on aviation. It’s also on bankers who finance… Read More