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

Boeing delays 777X first delivery delayed until 2025; posts $1.2 B loss in first quarter

UPDATED By Dan Catchpole April 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing’s 777X program took another hit Wednesday, when the company said it won’t deliver the first 777-9 until 2025 due to new delays getting the plane certified. It… Read More

Boeing appears finally on track to resume 787 deliveries

April 25, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing appears on a path to resume deliveries of the 787 in the second half of this year. Filings by American and United airlines with the US Securities and Exchange Commission show… Read More

Boeing’s Product Certification Timelines and Challenges

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team April 18, 2022, © Leeham News: US Rep. Peter DeFazio, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee, is on record opposing a certification extension for the Boeing 737-10 Max. Under legislation… Read More

Airbus nears finding homes for Air Asia X, Aeroflot widebodies

Subscription Required Now open to all readers By Scott Hamilton April 11, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus removed nearly all A330-900s from its backlog to AirAsia X, finally acknowledging what the industry knew for years: this deal was… Read More

Pontifications: Returning MAX to pre-grounding rate one key to Boeing’s launch of new airplane

April 4, 2022, © Leeham News: Returning the 737 MAX production rate to pre-grounding levels, and beyond, is a key element to positioning Boeing to launch a new airplane program. So far, Boeing hasn’t provided any guidance to… Read More

HOTR: When will Boeing return 737 rates to pre-grounding level?

By the Leeham News Team March 5, 2022, © Leeham News: When will Boeing return the 737 production levels to the pre-grounding rate of 52/mo? It’s a question that is of key interest to the industry, employees, and… Read More

“Downfall” and “Boeing’s Fatal Flaw”

Feb. 17, 2022, (c) Leeham News: Tomorrow the documentary movie Downfall will be available on Netflix and, probably, Youtube. Unveiled during the Sundance film festival, Downfall is about the Boeing 737 MAX crisis. The producers’ staff of Downfall… Read More

HOTR: Consensus that Boeing must launch new airplane in 2023 or 2024

By Scott Hamilton Feb. 15, 2022, © Leeham News: There is a belief that when Boeing clears out much of its 737 MAX inventory, resumes delivery of the 787, and reduces a good portion of its debt that… Read More