Pontifications: Visiting AvGeek heaven

Feb. 28, 2023, © Leeham News: When Boeing began selling off real estate in the greater Seattle area to reduce costs during the 737 MAX grounding and the COVID pandemic, some sacred cows were among the sales. All… Read More

Universal Hydrogen’s first flight nears

Universal Hydrogen nears first flight of containerized fueling concept. Eviation’s Alice all-electric airplane offers another option for clean skies. Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Feb. 27, 2023, © Leeham News: Universal Hydrogen (UH2) is just days away from… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft technology developments. Part 1.

February 24, 2023, ©. Leeham News: In the Sustainable Air Transport series we finished last week, we described new aircraft technologies developed to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. There was one area we didn’t discuss, the progress… Read More

The pros and cons of Boeing launching a new airplane program sooner than later

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Feb. 23, 2023, © Leeham News: Many, outside of Wall Street analysts and stockholders, are critical of the decision by Boeing CEO David Calhoun to suspend the development of a new airplane. It… Read More

Pontifications: Bumps ahead notwithstanding, Boeing sees steady recovery

Feb. 21, 2023, © Leeham News: Boeing will have some bumps in the road (or maybe I should say, some turbulence) now and then, but its chief financial officer is confident the company is solidly on its way… Read More

A deep dive into the twin-aisle market

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Feb. 20, 2023, © Leeham News: Last month, LNA analyzed the single-aisle market order opportunities for Airbus, Boeing, COMAC, Embraer, and UAC. We now focus on the twin-aisle duopoly of Airbus and… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 58. Summary Part 2.

February 17, 2023, ©. Leeham News: Last week, we summarized that SAF is the short-term solution for GreenHouse Gas (GHG) reduction for Air Transport, and hydrogen is the longer-term solution for up to medium-haul flights. What about battery… Read More

Boeing Capital Corp. to be “realigned” within airplane division

By Scott Hamilton Feb. 16, 2023, © Leeham News: Boeing Capital Corp. (BCC) will be absorbed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) as Boeing continues to restructure following the 2019 grounding of the 737 MAX, a 20-month suspension of… Read More

Airbus posts solid 2022 full-year results despite supply chain problems

By Bjorn Fehrm February 16, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus presented its results for 2022 today. The company announced net profits of €4.3bn on revenue of €58.8bn despite several disruptive events during 2022. Disruptions like the effects of… Read More

What is the ticket price influence of SAF? Part 2

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm Feb. 16, 2023, © Leeham News: Last week, we looked at the ticket price influence if airline fuel costs would increase going forward, either through increased use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, or… Read More