Farnborough redefines the MOM sector

July 19, 2016, © Leeham Co.: If anything came out of the otherwise dull Farnborough Air Show, it was that the Middle of the Market airplane debate is as muddled as ever. Boeing didn’t launch, or even say… Read More

Airbus’ Leahy shifts a bit on MOM aircraft

Introduction Subscription Required John Leahy, Airbus COO-Customers. Airbus photo. July 14, 2016, © Leeham Co., Farnborough Air Show: Basking on an order for 30 A321LRs on the final day of the Farnborough Air Show, Airbus’ top salesman said… Read More

737-7X, 737-10 studies illustrate Boeing weakness in single-aisle market

Subscription Required Introduction April 27, 2016 © Leeham Co.: News that Boeing plans to develop a “737-7.5” MAX, following on the prospect of a “737-10” stretch of the 737-9 illustrates just how weak its single aisle product strategy… Read More

Pontifications: Why the 787-8 is no longer favored by Boeing

March 21, 2016, © Leeham Co: My Pontifications for the last two weeks examined how the Airbus and Boeing messaging continues to do battle for the product line ups. Boeing continues to denigrate the Airbus widebody line and… Read More

MOMentum appears to be slowing for new Boeing airplane

Subscription required Introduction Model design and paint by Camil Valiquette. Photo via Google. March 10, 2016, © Leeham Co.: MOMentum for the Middle of the Market aircraft seems to be slowing from last year, as potential buyers and… Read More

How good is a used 767-300ER? Part 4

Subscription Required. By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Jan. 6 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We now finish our series of acquiring a used Boeing 767 aircraft to upgrade a Boeing 757-based long haul service. The 767 went out of favor recently… Read More

How good is a used 767-300ER, Part 2

Subscription required Introduction By Bjorn Fehrm Dec. 21 2015, ©. Leeham Co: Last week we started our Boeing 767-300ER article series around acquiring used twin-aisle 767 aircraft to upgrade 757-based long haul services, like Canada’s WestJet has done. We… Read More

How good is a used 767-300ER?

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Dec. 16 2015, ©. Leeham Co: Fuel prices at a record low changes a lot of short- and mid-term planning scenarios for airlines. An introduction of a used aircraft with higher fuel burn… Read More

Goldman Sachs predicts rate 5 for 777 in 2017

Oct. 6, 2015: As Boeing prepares to discuss its third quarter October 28, a major Wall Street investment bank predicts Boeing will have to reduce production rates of the 777 to five per month in 2017, the year… Read More

Single-aisle values, lease rates stable; smaller mainline jets struggle

Special to Leeham News and Comment By Gueric Dechavanne Collateral Verifications Feb. 8, 2015: Apart from a few unfortunate events, the industry has been moving along quite nicely so far in 2015. Used single-aisle aircraft values and lease… Read More