Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator latest in 10 year effort

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton This Boeing 777-200ER is the latest in the company’s 10-year ecoD program. Credit: Boeing. June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing’s unveiling of a 777-200ER ecoDemonstrator on June 14 is the latest “ecoD”… Read More

Exclusive: No change in Scope Clause in new United pilot contract that would have allowed E175-E2

By Scott Hamilton June 24, 2022, (c) Leeham News: There is no change to the Scope Clause in the new United Airlines pilot contract governing the number of regional jets that can be operated by regional partners, LNA… Read More

Pontifications: Why I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future

June 20, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing still has a deep hole to climb out of. There’s still plenty of opportunity for missteps along the way. But I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future. Here’s why. There are tangible… Read More

Pontifications: Some customers anticipate up to year delay in certification of A321XLR

June 13, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus scheduled the first flight of its Xtra Long Range A321XLR Wednesday. Some customers think certification of the airplane will be delayed up to a year as Europe’s EASA and the USA’s… Read More

How Boeing is Rebuilding Engineering Excellence

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction June 9, 2022, © Leeham News: As described in our Monday article, Boeing is preparing for its Next Boeing Airplane (NBA). At the same time, the company is hard at work to… Read More

Boeing’s steps toward its next new airplane

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton June 6, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing will launch a new airplane program, vows David Calhoun, CEO of The Boeing Co. Stan Deal, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), said Boeing is going… Read More

Boeing’s hiring spree points to progress toward Next Boeing Airplane

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team May 30, 2022, © Leeham News:  Boeing is hiring again. Boeing’s hiring spree is aimed at replacing engineers, technicians, retirees and jobs lost in Russia and Ukraine. But an analysis also… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing spending millions to retain engineers

May 16, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing is spending millions of dollars to retain engineers represented by the union, SPEEA. It’s a reversal of efforts to trim SPEEA ranks through early buyouts and outsourcing and to address an… Read More

HOTR: Boeing moving HQ to Washington, DC, was obvious to those looking

By the Leeham News Team May 5, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing is moving the corporate headquarters from Chicago to Arlington (VA) (a Washington (DC) suburb), the Wall Street Journal reported. The signs were there for all to… Read More

All Air Lease Corp’s single-aisle airplanes are delayed

By Laura Mueller Airfinance Journal, April 14, 2022 Reprinted with permission  April 27, 2022, © Airfinance Journal: Air Lease Corp’s executive chairman, Steven Udvar-Hazy, told Airfinance Journal that “every one” of the lessor’s single-aisle Airbus aircraft is delayed. “Our… Read More