Forecast 2022: Boeing hopes for the best on pandemic, 787, MAX

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Introduction Dec. 20, 2021, © Leeham News: To say that last two years have been challenging for Boeing is an understatement. But for the first time in a long time, officials appear optimistic… Read More

HOTR: Dropping Embraer comes back to bite Boeing

By the Leeham News Staff Updated with details of Air France – KLM order Dec. 16, 2021, © Leeham News: When Boeing decided to drop its joint venture plan with Embraer, there were good business reasons to do… Read More

2022 Outlook depends largely on pandemic, Boeing recovery

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team Dec. 13, 2021, © Leeham News: Attempting a forecast for the new year historically has been reasonably easy. One just started with the stability of the current years, and maybe the… Read More

Pontifications: Assessing the future of stand-alone GE Aviation

By Scott Hamilton Nov. 22, 2021, © Leeham News: GE Aviation’s (GEA) spin-off takes the corporate burden off its back and opens that way to move forward just as commercial aviation should be over the COVID-19 pandemic. The… Read More

Book Review: Flying Blind is a must-read about the Boeing 737 MAX crisis

By Scott Hamilton Nov. 20, 2021, © Leeham News: Flying Blind, The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing is the sad story of how The Boeing Co., once renowned for its engineering prowess, descended into the… Read More

10 Minutes About: John Plueger on Boeing’s Future

Nov. 10, 2021, (c) Leeham News: Today’s episode is 10 Minutes About Boeing Future. With LNA today is a special guest, John Plueger, the president and CEO of Air Lease Corp., one of the leading and most influential lessors… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing’s production system of the future

Nov. 1, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing executives have been hinting for years about the production transformation the company sees as critical to the Next Boeing Airplane (NBA), no matter what form it takes. Boeing’s effort, begun under… Read More

Update 1: Boeing posts small operating profits, net losses in 3Q and nine months (with CNBC comments)

Oct. 27, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing reported small operating profits and small net losses for the third quarter and nine months. The third quarter operating profit was $329m and $1.27bn for the nine months. Boeing lost $401m… Read More

Airbus sees encouraging signs of wide-body demand recovery

Subscription required By Scott Hamilton Oct. 25, 2021, © Leeham News: Airbus sees some “encouraging” signs wide-body demand is recovering from the global COVID-19 pandemic. Christian Scherer. Source: Airbus. Passenger demand is nearing-pre-pandemic levels in key areas of… Read More

Single or twin Aisle for cargo rich routes?

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Oct. 21, 2021, © Leeham News: LNA started the cargo-themed series by comparing factory and converted freighter aircraft performance. We followed with the comparison of cargo capacity for different passenger airliners with… Read More