The A350-900 explore its longer range capability

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required. Introduction March 7, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Airbus signed an MOU with Philippine Airlines for six A350-900 with options for six more at Singapore Air Show. The deal is significant because the airline’s President… Read More

Top 10 Stories in 2015

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: Unless there is major, breaking news, Leeham News and Comment is taking the Christmas-New Year’s holidays off. We resume our normal publishing scheduled Jan. 4, 2016. So what do we have? Mitsubishi holding an MRJ briefing… Read More

Pontifications: Casting eyes toward Dubai Air Show

Aug. 31, 2015, © Leeham Co. September begins tomorrow and we’re only nine weeks away to the 2015 Dubai Air Show. We’re looking to this event to be the last big opportunity for major airplane orders for this… Read More

Airbus’ and Boeing’s Payload/Range for VLAs

Bloomberg reported this week that Airbus is now offering the A350-900LR to Singapore Airlines to reopen ultra-long haul US direct routes. We predicted July 14 that Airbus would offer the LR. We offered some high-level analysis about how Airbus… Read More

Airbus in talks with Singapore for ultra-long range airplane; “A350-900LR” likely

July 14, 2015 © Leeham Co. Singapore Airlines is in talks with Airbus and Boeing about an Ultra-Long Haul airplane that can fly from Singapore to the US non-stop. The talks were first reported by Bloomberg News June… Read More