Airbus hails ‘landmark year’ with strong 2023 results amid delivery ramp-up

By Tom Batchelor February 15, 2024, © Leeham News: Airbus gave more details of its planned ramp-up today as it announced 2023 full-year results, with revenues climbing 11% year-on-year to €65bn and adjusted earnings before interest and taxes… Read More

Airbus posts record orders in 2023, meets delivery target despite challenges

By Tom Batchelor January 11, 2024, © Leeham News: Airbus exceeded its target for aircraft deliveries last year and achieved a record number of orders despite what it called a “complex” and “volatile” operating environment, according to the… Read More

Further developments of the A321, Part 5

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm November 16, 2023, © Leeham News: We have done an article series about what can be the subsequent development for Airbus’ most popular aircraft, the A321neo. We looked at different changes to the… Read More

Further developments of Airbus’ A321

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm September 28, 2023, © Leeham News: We recently looked at the latest developments around Airbus’ A321XLR certification. When the certification is completed, it extends the A321 to a true Trans-Atlantic airliner. After the… Read More

Airbus 1H2023 results: Supply chain limits Airbus’ growth

July 26, 2023, © Leeham News: Airbus has presented its results for the first half year of 2023. A few critical suppliers are still Airbus’ constraint for growth. The orders are there, and the Final Assembly Lines as… Read More

Paris Day Two: Air India finalizes earlier deals; Embraer, ATR announce orders

By Bryan Corliss June 20, 2023, © Leeham News – While Monday’s news from the Paris Air Show was dominated by the one big Airbus order from Indian carrier IndiGo, Tuesday saw a host of smaller deals announced… Read More

Airbus posts solid 2022 full-year results despite supply chain problems

By Bjorn Fehrm February 16, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus presented its results for 2022 today. The company announced net profits of €4.3bn on revenue of €58.8bn despite several disruptive events during 2022. Disruptions like the effects of… Read More

The Boeing 767 Cross Section, Part 1

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Nov. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we saw the impact of using a nine-abreast economy class seating configuration on the Airbus A330neo economic performance against the Boeing 787-9. The passenger… Read More

Engine Development. Part 6. High Bypass goes mainstream

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction September 22, 2022, © Leeham News: With the introduction of the High Bypass engine for the Boeing 747, Douglas DC-10, and Lockheed Tristar, it was obvious Pratt & Whitney’s low bypass engines… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing vows to maintain freighter dominance

June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing dominated the jet freighter market from the dawn of the jet age. It aims to keep its dominance. But for the first time since the collapse of McDonnell Douglas in 1997,… Read More