A Boeing 787 freighter, which variant and how good?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   March 17, 2022, © Leeham News: Monday, we started a series of articles discussing a possible Boeing 787 freighter. It shall replace the Boeing 767 freighter, one of Boeing’s most-produced models, with… Read More

A Boeing 787-10 HGW, how good is it? Part 2

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   March 3, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we looked at the predicted performance of a new version of Boeing’s 787-10 with an increased Gross Weight as announced by Boeing (called 787-10… Read More

A Boeing 787-10 HGW, how good is it?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction February 24, 2022, © Leeham News: The CEO of Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA), Stan Deal, said at the Singapore Air show the company worked on increased gross weight versions of both the… Read More

HOTR: Boeing works on HGW 787-10—and the 787-9

Jan. 5, 2022, © Leeham News: In his first interview since becoming CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Stan Deal told The Seattle Times that development of a High Gross Weight (HGW) version of the 787-10 is underway. “[Deal]… Read More

Enhancing the Dreamliner, Part 8: Wrap Up

Subscription Required By Bjorn Ferhm and Vincent Valery Introduction   Nov. 26, 2020, © Leeham News: After analyzing the three members of the Dreamliner family on several routes out of San Francisco to Asian destinations, we conclude the series… Read More

Enhancing the Dreamliner, Part 7: The optimum range for the 787-10

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   November 19, 2020, © Leeham News: Last week, we compared the economics of the 787-10 to the 787-9 on the San Francisco to Sydney route. We could see this 6,500nm route does… Read More

Enhancing the Dreamliner, Part 6: The 787-10 analyzed

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction November 12, 2020, © Leeham News: We look deeper at the 787-10, the stretched Dreamliner. The 787-10 was conceived as a “cut and stretch” of the 787-9, leaving as many parts untouched… Read More

Boeing 787 SC plant has room to increase production in current building: Exclusive Leeham News Analysis

Subscription Required  By the Leeham News Team Introduction Nov. 2, 2020, © Leeham News: When Boeing announced consolidation of the 787 Program in Charleston, Washington State and local officials—as well as thousands of employees—hoped that if production rates… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing works on green aviation initiatives

Oct. 5, 2020, © Leeham News: Even as Boeing works its way through the final days of the 737 MAX grounding and how to survive the COVID-19 crisis, it’s working on greener aviation. LNA already reported how Boeing… Read More

Boeing seeks to cut production costs of 787-8 to boost sales

By Scott Hamilton Sept. 2, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing is considering production changes to the slow-selling 787-8 to lower costs and boost sales. The effort comes at a time when global passenger traffic is at record lows… Read More