Pontifications: Why I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future

June 20, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing still has a deep hole to climb out of. There’s still plenty of opportunity for missteps along the way. But I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future. Here’s why. There are tangible… Read More

Boeing’s steps toward its next new airplane

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton June 6, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing will launch a new airplane program, vows David Calhoun, CEO of The Boeing Co. Stan Deal, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), said Boeing is going… Read More

Airlines impacted by new aircraft delays

By Vincent Valery Introduction   June 6, 2022, © Leeham News: LNA recently discussed the certification delays on all the current aircraft or variants under development: Airbus A321XLR, Boeing 737-7, 737-10, and 777X. Dreamliner deliveries have also been halted… Read More

Boeing’s hiring spree points to progress toward Next Boeing Airplane

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team May 30, 2022, © Leeham News:  Boeing is hiring again. Boeing’s hiring spree is aimed at replacing engineers, technicians, retirees and jobs lost in Russia and Ukraine. But an analysis also… Read More

Pontifications: “Dreadful” or “clearing the decks”? Boeing’s first quarter results

May 2, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing’s first quarter report was just awful. There’s just no getting around this, although a few Wall Street analysts bent over backward trying to make a silk purse out of a sow’s… 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

Pontifications: Catching up—DHC extends Dash 8 life; 737-10, 777X, A321XLR certifications

Every once in a while, it’s necessary to catch up on this and that…. April 11, 2022, © Leeham News: The announcement drew little notice because the topic wasn’t sexy. De Havilland Canada last week said that Norway’s… Read More

HOTR: Putin can shut down commercial aviation, consultant warned

Feb. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: The invasion by Russia into Ukraine could shut down commercial aviation production, a supply chain consultant expert predicted earlier this month. Kevin Michaels, managing director of AeroDynamic Advisory, a supply-chain consulting firm,… Read More

Emirates president says Boeing made life difficult

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Introduction Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline. Credit: ET Travel World News. Jan. 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Despite vociferously criticizing Boeing over delays, technical difficulties and uncertainties over certification, delivery dates and… Read More