A Boeing 787 Freighter, Airbus response

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   March. 31, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week’s article showed that a Boeing 787 freighter based on the -9 variant would be a suitable replacement for the aging 767-300F. Should Boeing proceed… Read More

A Boeing 787 freighter, which model and how good? Part 2

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   March 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we discussed the creation of a Boeing 787 freighter. It shall replace the Boeing 767-300F, which is running into emission rule problems in 2027…. Read More

A Boeing 787 freighter, which variant and how good?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   March 17, 2022, © Leeham News: Monday, we started a series of articles discussing a possible Boeing 787 freighter. It shall replace the Boeing 767 freighter, one of Boeing’s most-produced models, with… Read More

Is the 787-8 a freighter of the future?

Subscription Required  By the Leeham News Team March 15, 2022, © Leeham News: Is the 787-8 a freighter of the future? Boeing 767-300ERF (top), and concepts of the Boeing 787-8F and Boeing 787-9F. Source: Leeham News. There will… Read More

Boeing’s product move kills direct 767F replacement, puts 787F in doubt

By Scott Hamilton Nov. 4, 2022, © Leeham News: David Calhoun’s decision to tank all-new airplane development kills the direct replacement for the Boeing 767-300ERF that was under development. It also places in doubt the development of the… Read More

Boeing shows FedEx concepts for 787F and NMA-F

By Scott Hamilton Sept. 20, 2022, © Leeham News: FedEx last week withdrew its previous financial guidance for the year on a revised analysis. Now, the company says, revenues will be about $500m less for air operations and… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing vows to maintain freighter dominance

June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing dominated the jet freighter market from the dawn of the jet age. It aims to keep its dominance. But for the first time since the collapse of McDonnell Douglas in 1997,… Read More

HOTR: Embraer gets launch customer for E-Freighter, Boeing adds Lufthansa for 777-8F

By the Leeham News Team May 10, 2022, © Leeham News: Embraer yesterday received its launch order for the E-Jet E1 P2F conversions from lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC). NAC reach “an agreement in principle” to convert 10… Read More

An A330neo freighter, should it happen? Part 2

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   April 14, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we speculated that Airbus might decide to upgrade the present A330-200F freighter to a neo variant based on the longer -900 fuselage. To understand… Read More

An A330neo freighter, should it happen?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   April 7, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we started a discussion on what should be Airbus’ response to a 787 freighter. We have seen in a series of articles that the… Read More