The A350, Part 7: The A350-900ULR versus 777-200LR/A340-500

Subscription Required By Bjorn Fehrm Introduction   February 25, 2021, © Leeham News: Last week, we started analyzing the long rangers of the Airbus A350, Boeing 777, and Airbus A340 families. The A340-500 and the 777-200LR are a generation… Read More

The A350, Part 6 A350-900ULR Intro

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Feb. 18, 2021, © Leeham News: After comparing the Airbus A350-900 and the Boeing 777-200ER on a long haul route, we turn our attention to the A350-900 Ultra Long Range variant. Summary… Read More

Pontifications: Another Calhoun challenge: fixing Boeing’s product strategy

Jan. 20, 2020, © Leeham News: David Calhoun has been CEO of The Boeing Co. for a week. A couple of new problems arose. Late last week, the US Air Force weighed in that it’s unhappy, again, with… Read More

The changes to the A350-900ULR

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction June 28, 2017, © Leeham News: Airbus has published more information about the A350-900ULR Singapore Airlines will get after the summer. The new A350-900 Airport Planning Guide from Airbus shows the A350-900ULR… Read More

Airbus rolls out A350-900ULR

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction March 5, 2018, © Leeham News: Airbus rolled out the first A350-900ULR the other day. The aircraft will be delivered to Singapore Airlines later this year. Singapore Airlines will use the aircraft… Read More

Qantas’ ultra-long haul dream, Part 2

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription Required Introduction June 28, 2017, © Leeham Co.: It’s now time to continue our article on how Qantas could fly the coveted route Sydney-London direct. Our first article aired the 25th of May. A… Read More

Airbus aircraft programs in review

By Bjorn Fehrm in Hamburg Introduction May 31, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Airbus went through a complete review of all their aircraft programs as part of their yearly briefing for media in Hamburg today. A lot was said… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Increasing an aircraft’s range, further considerations

  23 October 2015, ©. Leeham Co: In last week’s Corner, we went through how Airbus can offer an Ultra Long Haul (ULH) aircraft to Singapore Airlines by increasing the Maximum Take-Off Weight of its A350-900, increasing the… Read More