Impact of Russian Airspace Closure on Finnair

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   April 28, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we started an article series that looks at the impact of the closure of the Russian airspace for Western airlines. We start with analyzing… Read More

A Boeing 787-10 HGW, how good is it? Part 2

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   March 3, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we looked at the predicted performance of a new version of Boeing’s 787-10 with an increased Gross Weight as announced by Boeing (called 787-10… Read More

A Boeing 787-10 HGW, how good is it?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction February 24, 2022, © Leeham News: The CEO of Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA), Stan Deal, said at the Singapore Air show the company worked on increased gross weight versions of both the… Read More

Impact of 787-10 HGW on the large twin-aisle aircraft market

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Feb. 14th, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing Commercial Aircraft (BCA) CEO Stan Deal announced that the company was working on a high gross weight (HGW) variant of the 787-10 Dreamliner. United Airlines… Read More

Estimating the A330neo replacement market

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Jan. 6, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing 787 Dreamliner deliveries have been halted for 15 months, except for about a dozen early last year. There is still no clarity on when deliveries… Read More

Is the cargo capacity deciding the airliner variant? Part 3.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction October 7, 2021, © Leeham News: In last week’s article, we could see today’s high cargo prices can motivate a 325 seat Airbus A350-900 even though the passenger load on the routes… Read More

Is the cargo capacity deciding the airliner variant? Part 2.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction September 30, 2021, © Leeham News: In last week’s article, we put the question: Has the increased cargo pricing started to affect the choice of airliner variant? We analyzed Boeing’s 787-8 and… Read More

How good will an Airbus A350F be? Part 2.

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   July 22, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, we compared the probable data for an Airbus A350 freighter with the market-leading Boeing 777F. We found the 777F is a heavy-duty freighter with… Read More

How good is an Airbus A350 freighter?

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   July 15, 2021, © Leeham News: Airbus is working on a freighter of the A350 to compete with Boeing’s larger freighters, such as the 777F. The 777F is quite a different aircraft… Read More

The A350, Part 5: The A350-900 versus 777-200ER

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   February 11, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, we started analyzing the main member of the Airbus A350 family, the A350-900. It’s the design center for the A350 family and has so… Read More