Orders at Risk: Summer 2022 Snapshot

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Aug. 22, 2022, © Leeham News: The ink has now dried on the orders signed at the 2022 Farnborough Air Show. Boeing announced more orders than Airbus, mainly because of a sold-out… Read More

Best business; Under-floor Cargo or Dedicated Freighter. Part 3.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction June 30, 2022, © Leeham News: What is the best business? To transport cargo below the floor in passenger airliners or dedicated freighter aircraft? We analyzed the cost of flying air freight… Read More

Dr. Peters order for 777-300ER P2F pits Kansas Mod against IAI, Mammoth

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton May 2, 2022, © Leeham News: Kansas Modification Center’s launch customer order for its Boeing 777-300ER freighter conversion pits the start-up against the established IAI Bedek and another start-up, Mammoth Freighters. Christian Mailly… Read More

The large Twin-Aisle replacements

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   March 10, 2022, © Leeham News: We looked into the replacement market for the large twin-aisles and freighters in our February 28th article. The obvious replacements for the market’s large Twin-Ailes are… Read More

The large twin-aisle and freighter replacement market

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Feb. 28th, 2022, © Leeham News: In recent weeks, we compared the 787-10 Heavy Gross Weight (HGW) performance against the A350-900. The 787-10 HGW will impact sales campaigns against the A350-900 and… Read More

NIAR, partners offer tanker-converted 777-300ER PTF to US Air Force

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Jan. 31, 2022, © Leeham News: A third company will offer a tanker to the US Air Force when the KC-Y Request for Proposal is issued this year. Kansas Modification Center (KMC) and… Read More

The end of A380 production

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Emirates’ 100th A380 delivered Nov. 18, 2021, © Leeham News: The 251st and final A380 delivery to Emirates will happen in the next few weeks before the end of the year. With… Read More

Pontifications: As customers wait for 787s, some rethink 777-300ERs

Nov. 8, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing now has passed one year since deliveries were suspended for the 787. There were 105 787s in inventory at Sept. 30. The current build rate is 2/mo. LNA identified 93 787s… Read More

With high cargo prices, will airlines fly larger aircraft in their widebody fleets?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction October 14, 2021, © Leeham News: Over the last weeks, we’ve seen that the present cargo crunch and high yields will influence what aircraft variants airlines purchase. Models that are too large… Read More

Is the Bedek 777-300ERSF freighter a threat to the 777F?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction September 9, 2021, © Leeham News: In our series on freighters, we now look at the new large conversion freighter from GECAS and IAI Bedek, the 777-300ERSF. How much of a threat… Read More