The A350, Part 10 Project Sunrise Intro

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Mar. 18, 2021, © Leeham News: After assessing the performance of the A350-1000 against the 777-300ER on a trans-Pacific route, we turn our attention to a dedicated A350 variant developed for Qantas’… Read More

The A350, Part 7: The A350-900ULR versus 777-200LR/A340-500

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   February 25, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, we started analyzing the long rangers of the Airbus A350, Boeing 777, and Airbus A340 families. The A340-500 and the 777-200LR are a generation… Read More

The A350, Part 6 A350-900ULR Intro

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Feb. 18, 2021, © Leeham News: After comparing the Airbus A350-900 and the Boeing 777-200ER on a long haul route, we turn our attention to the A350-900 Ultra Long Range variant. Summary… Read More

American hopeful Trump Administration will take on Mid-East 3 airlines

Subscription Required Introduction Oct. 2, 2017, © Leeham Co., Grapevine (TX): American Airlines officials dodged commenting about the specifics of the Boeing-Bombardier trade dispute when asked about it at the investors/media day last week in this Dallas suburb…. Read More

Delta reviewing Airbus wide-body order, but more is going on

Subscription Required Introduction April 12, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Delta Air Lines today said on its earnings call that it is reviewing its wide-body order with Airbus. At face value, the Delta statement might seem alarming. But as… Read More

The A350-900 explore its longer range capability

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required. Introduction March 7, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Airbus signed an MOU with Philippine Airlines for six A350-900 with options for six more at Singapore Air Show. The deal is significant because the airline’s President… Read More

New aircraft programs’ sorry record of delay

Subscription Required. Jan. 7, 2016, (c) Leeham Co. New aircraft programs used to be on time and a source of pride for the Original Equipment Manufactures (OEMs). No longer. Delays are the norm, and despite “lessons learned,” there… Read More

Delta Air sees 777 surplus developing

Subscription required. Oct. 14, 2015, © Leeham Co.: Delta Air Lines sees a major surplus of young Boeing 777s developing in the near term as key operators plan to let the aircraft go from leases or retirements. The looming… Read More

Airbus in talks with Singapore for ultra-long range airplane; “A350-900LR” likely

July 14, 2015 © Leeham Co. Singapore Airlines is in talks with Airbus and Boeing about an Ultra-Long Haul airplane that can fly from Singapore to the US non-stop. The talks were first reported by Bloomberg News June… 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