What has Airbus got in the CSeries?

By Bjorn Fehrm October 18, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Bombardier and Airbus changed the airliner landscape yesterday. Analysts say it’s the largest industry change since Boeing bought McDonnell Douglas in 1997. So, what has Airbus bought for no money?… Read More

Trump decertifies Iran nuke deal, throws Airbus, Boeing orders in doubt

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CSeries economy up to 3% better than advertised

Sept. 19, 2017, © Leeham Co., Montreal: The Bombardier CSeries has proved to be 1% to 3% more fuel efficient in service than advertised, the company revealed last week at its Media Day. The improvements depend on the… Read More

IAG’s low-cost airlines.

By Bjorn Fehrm September 06, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We continue our series about the European legacy carriers’ LCC arms. Now we cover International Airlines Group or IAG. The LCC approach of IAG has a more local focus than… Read More

Worries increase over Middle Eastern airlines

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WOW Air, the well placed long-haul LCC

By Bjorn Fehrm August 23, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: WOW Air is the smallest LCC to offer long-haul services over the Atlantic. And it’s the best-placed. AirAsia X’s CEO explained its early problems with flying long-haul LCC. It was… Read More

CSeries, the long-ranger for thin routes

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Pontifications: Avolon sees strong sales for Boeing 737-10

Aug. 14, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Avolon, one of the world’s largest aircraft lessors following the acquisition of the CIT Aerospace portfolio, believes Boeing will see 2,000 of the 737-10—doubling the internal figure Boeing used to launch the… Read More

Pontifications: Context is everything

Aug. 7, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The quote appeared on Twitter, citing the chairman of Air Lease Corp, Steven Udvar-Hazy: “I would simply but strongly encourage the OEMs to carefully review their production rate aspirations closely and realistically.”… Read More

Can Airbus improve the A321neo?

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