Pontifications: Do you really want the Jetsons zipping around?

Jan. 24, 2023, © Leeham News: “For those of you old enough to remember, this is the Jetsons. This is the dream. This is what everybody would love to do.” This cartoon is what former Boeing CEO Phil… Read More

2023 outlook for Sustainable Aviation

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm Jan. 16, 2023, © Leeham News: In the years from 2015, Sustainable Aviation awareness has grown from “something interesting, but will it be needed?” to “how do we fix the environmental issues we… Read More

Outlook 2023: Turboprops: Embraer and De Havilland look to future, leaving market to ATR

Embraer’s TPNG turboprop concept. A decision whether to launch the program has been delayed. Credit: Embraer. Subscription Required By Bryan Corliss Jan. 9, 2023, © Leeham News: Turboprops should be having a moment, given all the concern about… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 52. What can be done before 2050?

January 6, 2023, ©. Leeham News: Since we started this series about our Air Transports and their pollution, we have covered different schemes of reduction such as improved Air Traffic Control (ATC), change to electric aircraft (battery/hybrids) or… Read More

Outlook 2023: stabilizing operations at Boeing

  Leeham News in addition to Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin, may now be found on Post.news here and on Mastodon here. Subscription Required By Vincent Valery and Scott Hamilton Introduction   Jan. 5, 2023, © Leeham News: LNA wrote… Read More

Pontifications: LNA’s Top 10 stories of 2022

Dec. 26, 2022, © Leeham News: This year has been a year of recovery. Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Recovery from shortages in the supply chain, layoffs during the pandemic and from financial losses. Boeing continues to struggle… Read More

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

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

MTU gets support from Pratt & Whitney to develop the WET engine

By Bjorn Fehrm November 29, 2022, © Leeham News: MTU and Pratt & Whitney presented an EU Clean Sky project today where they will develop an advanced engine concept based on the Pratt & Whitney GTF. The project… Read More

Pontifications: Airports and aviation or mass transit, conventional or high-speed rail

Nov. 26, 2022, © Leeham News: Some European countries declared war on the airline industry. Authorities in The Netherlands want to put permanent caps on operations at the Amsterdam airport. The French government wants to ban most airline… Read More