The all-important cabin. Part 3

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm June 6, 2024, © Leeham News: We do an article series about the all-important cabin and its seating for an airliner. We have looked at different narrowbody cabins and how the seating differs… Read More

The economics of a 787-9 and A330-900 at eight or nine abreast

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Nov. 16, 2022, © Leeham News: Over the last weeks, we have looked at the economics of our typical long haul widebodies when fitted with normal and high-density seating. We continue this… Read More

One or Two hops cheapest for long flights? Part 2

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   June 2, 2022, © Leeham News: We tested the notion that it’s more economical to divide a long flight into two shorter flights last week. The test was a typical long-range flight… Read More

An A330neo freighter, should it happen?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   April 7, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we started a discussion on what should be Airbus’ response to a 787 freighter. We have seen in a series of articles that the… Read More

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

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

One A380 departure of two 777-200ER alternatively 787-9? Part 3.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction December 16, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, we discussed the economics for an airline that dispatches one A380 instead of two smaller widebodies on a trunk route with heavy traffic. Our… Read More

One A380 departure or two 777-200ER alternatively 787-9? Part 2.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction December 9, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, we checked the economics for an airline that dispatches one A380 instead of two smaller widebodies on a trunk route with heavy traffic. Our… Read More

One A380 departure or two 777-200ER alternatively 787-9?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction December 2, 2021, © Leeham News: With the last Airbus A380 rolling of the production line in days, we started looking at why the A380 didn’t sell last week. Now we check… Read More

The A350, Part 10 Project Sunrise Intro

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Mar. 18, 2021, © Leeham News: After assessing the performance of the A350-1000 against the 777-300ER on a trans-Pacific route, we turn our attention to a dedicated A350 variant developed for Qantas’… Read More