Boeing’s advantage going into 2018

Subscription Required Introduction June 26, 2017, © Leeham Co.: One air show doesn’t make a trend, but the Paris event and other signs before it draw one inescapable conclusion: Boeing has momentum. With Airbus about to undergo a… Read More

How Airbus can kill the Boeing 797

May 10, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Airbus can kill the business case for the prospective Boeing 797, the New Midrange Aircraft also known as the Middle of the Market Airplane, Reuter’s Tim Hepher has this story. CNN’s Jon… Read More

7M7 is key to Boeing’s future

Subscription Required Introduction An enthusiast’s concept of the Boeing 797. Image via Google. April 24, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Boeing faces growing challenges this year as airplane sales slow, production of the 777 Classic declines, its new Global… Read More

Long-haul cost differences

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction March 2, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The single-aisle, long-haul operations are on the increase. The new re-engined Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX generations are good for destinations of up to 3,000… Read More

CSeries trans-Atlantic capability

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction February 23, 2017, © Leeham Co.: We previously described how new generation engines make the Boeing 737 MAX 8 a trans-Atlantic aircraft. The MAX 8 is smaller than the Airbus A321LR, but… Read More

Market, other factors emerging, creating Boeing 787 concern

Subscription Required Introduction Jan. 4, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Despite a rosy picture painted by Boeing about the future of the 787 and the ability to recover more than $29bn in deferred production Boeing photo. and tooling costs,… Read More

Pontifications: Embraer, contrary to others, looks to momentum in 2017

Jan. 3, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Airbus, Boeing and Bombardier look toward 2017 as a bit of a punk year, as detailed in our Look Ahead for subscribers only. Not so by Embraer. In an exclusive interview, John… Read More

Airbus, Boeing agree on NMA–for now

Oct. 12, 2016, © Leeham Co.: It’s rare when Airbus and Boeing agree on product strategy, but officials of the two companies seemed in almost perfect alignment in separate interviews by LNC last week. Barry Eccleston, president of… Read More

Pontifications: Getting there from here on Boeing’s deferred production costs

Aug. 22, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing’s deferred production and tooling costs for the 787 program continue to be a focus-item by some aerospace analysts, media and observers: will the company be able to recover these costs, or… Read More

Boeing’s 2Q2016 results and the 787

By Bjorn Fehrm August 03, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Boeing released its 2Q 2016 results last week. This is always a good opportunity to look at information regarding its 787 Dreamliner project. Last week’s call did not disappoint even… Read More