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

Forecast 2022: Boeing hopes for the best on pandemic, 787, MAX

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton Introduction Dec. 20, 2021, © Leeham News: To say that last two years have been challenging for Boeing is an understatement. But for the first time in a long time, officials appear optimistic… Read More

Pontifications: Assessing the future of stand-alone GE Aviation

By Scott Hamilton Nov. 22, 2021, © Leeham News: GE Aviation’s (GEA) spin-off takes the corporate burden off its back and opens that way to move forward just as commercial aviation should be over the COVID-19 pandemic. The… 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

Update on twin-aisle production rates

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Nov. 15, 2021, © Leeham News: Airbus and Boeing updated their commercial production plans a few weeks ago, including rates on their twin-aisle families. As a result of solid freighter demand, Boeing… Read More

10 Minutes About: John Plueger on Boeing’s Future

Nov. 10, 2021, (c) Leeham News: Today’s episode is 10 Minutes About Boeing Future. With LNA today is a special guest, John Plueger, the president and CEO of Air Lease Corp., one of the leading and most influential lessors… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing’s production system of the future

Nov. 1, 2021, © Leeham News: Boeing executives have been hinting for years about the production transformation the company sees as critical to the Next Boeing Airplane (NBA), no matter what form it takes. Boeing’s effort, begun under… Read More

777X demand grows ever less certain

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team Introduction  Sep. 6, 2021, © Leeham News: As Boeing slogs through an increasingly deep obstacle path to getting its beleaguered 777X into service, questions are growing around the airplane’s true demand… Read More

An Update on Airbus, Boeing Orders at Risk

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Aug. 16, 2021, © Leeham News: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and delays in the re-certification of the 737 MAX, Boeing lost a large number of 737 MAX orders in… Read More