A350-1000 or 777-9? Part 4

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm May 2, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series comparing the capabilities of the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing 777-9. We looked at the development history of the aircraft and… Read More

A350-1000 or 777-9? Part 3

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm April 25, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series comparing the capabilities of the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing 777-9. We looked at the development history of the aircraft and… Read More

A350-1000 or 777-9? Part 2

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm April 10, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series comparing the capabilities of the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing 777-9. The A350-1000 has not been a hot seller, and a… Read More

Calhoun’s moonshot for the Next Boeing Airplane

Subscription Required Now open for all readers. By Scott Hamilton Sept. 4, 2023, © Leeham News: As people try to figure out when Boeing is going to launch a new airplane, confusion continues over semantics and doubts continue… Read More

Exclusive: Boeing, GE to send 777-9 to Emirates next year for route proving runs

By Scott Hamilton June 18, 2023, © Leeham News: Boeing and GE Aerospace agreed to send a 777-9 to Dubai next year for about two months of route proving for its largest 777X customer, Emirates Airline. LNA confirmed… Read More

Boeing still hopes for 737-7 certification this year, 737-10 next year and an Amended Type Certificate for the 777X

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton June 5, 2023, © Leeham News: Boeing continues to face a plethora of paperwork to certify the 737 MAX 7 this year. Officials hope to certify the largest member of the family next… Read More

Pontifications: Skyline backlog suggests higher production rate than Boeing targets for 777X

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton By Scott Hamilton April 17, 2023, © Leeham News: Boeing’s skyline for the 777X, reported by Cirium, suggests there will be a need to boost production higher than the company’s target of 4/mo… Read More

The A350 enhancements, Part 3

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   A350 Fuselage, Credit: Airbus Nov. 10, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we saw the impact of the New Production Standard (NPS) on the Airbus A350-900’s economic performance against the Boeing 787-10…. Read More

HOTR: Could airport caps lead to 777X success?

Sept. 6, 2022, © Leeham News: Will Europe’s airport passenger caps ultimately save the Boeing 777X? Sometimes it’s more important to be lucky than it is to be good. It may be purely speculative, but Boeing may well… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing spending millions to retain engineers

May 16, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing is spending millions of dollars to retain engineers represented by the union, SPEEA. It’s a reversal of efforts to trim SPEEA ranks through early buyouts and outsourcing and to address an… Read More