How good is a used 767-300ER? Part 3

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Jan. 4 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Before Christmas we started our Boeing 767-300ER article series around acquiring used twin-aisle 767 aircraft to upgrade Boeing 757-based long haul services. We compared the aircraft’s base… Read More

How good is a used 767-300ER, Part 2

Subscription required Introduction By Bjorn Fehrm Dec. 21 2015, ©. Leeham Co: Last week we started our Boeing 767-300ER article series around acquiring used twin-aisle 767 aircraft to upgrade 757-based long haul services, like Canada’s WestJet has done. We… Read More

How good is a used 767-300ER?

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Dec. 16 2015, ©. Leeham Co: Fuel prices at a record low changes a lot of short- and mid-term planning scenarios for airlines. An introduction of a used aircraft with higher fuel burn… Read More

Goldman Sachs predicts rate 5 for 777 in 2017

Oct. 6, 2015: As Boeing prepares to discuss its third quarter October 28, a major Wall Street investment bank predicts Boeing will have to reduce production rates of the 777 to five per month in 2017, the year… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing view of market conditions today

Sept. 14, 2015, © Leeham Co.: Randy Tinseth, Boeing’s VP Marketing, spoke with Bernstein Research last week on a variety of topics. In a note issued after the conversation, analyst Douglas Harned reported: “Boeing views the 140 orders to… Read More

Boeing’s 767 revitalized as a MOM stop gap, Part 3

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required. Introduction Aug. 31 2015, ©. Leeham Co: After examining the characteristics of the Boeing 767 to serve the market segment that Boeing is studying for its Middle of the Market (MOM) requirement, the 225… Read More

United Airlines revises fleet plan

April 23, 2015: United Airlines announced its 1Q2015 earnings today (which will eventually be posted with commentary on What caught our eye in the press release was the following. United will: Complete the removal of more than… Read More

Aviation Partners Boeing: next step–scimitar for 757, 767

Subscription Required Introduction April 14, 2015: Several airlines operate the Boeing 757 across the Atlantic on “thin” routes but sometimes have to do refueling tech stops when high westerly winds occur. The 757s are aging, with engine maintenance,… Read More

First flight for Boeing’s KC-46A tanker program launched Sunday

Dec. 28, 2014: Boeing launched the first flight of its KC-46A tanker program on Sunday. The flight, with a 767-2C and not a tanker-configured KC-46A, was with what’s known as EMD 1. EMD stands for Engineering, Manufacturing and… Read More

Air Canada: 787s have 29% lower costs than older 767s (before the latter’s reconfiguration)

Dec. 2, 2014: Air Canada says its new Boeing 787s will have 29% lower fuel, maintenance and per-seat costs than the old Boeing 767-300ERs being replaced. Part of this is because the 787s seat more passengers. But the… Read More