June 1, 2015, c. Leeham Co. The Paris Air Show begins in two weeks. One thing that won’t happen is the launch of the Airbus A380neo. We still think it will happen, though at a later date. Re-engining… Read More
Subscription Required Introduction Maria Della Posta, SVP Sales and Marketing, Pratt & Whitney Canada April 5, 2015, c. Leeham Co. Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) continues to develop the next generation turbo prop engine despite little interest from… Read More
Marhc 9, 2015: John Leahy, chief operating officer,customer of Airbus, presented at ISTAT. The following is a running paraphrased summary.
March 5, 2015: A350 Launch Aid: Boeing and the US Trade Representative got in a big twist around 2006 when Airbus said it would accept more than $1bn in launch aid from Germany for the A350. At that… Read More
The Wall Street Journal reports that Boeing is considering restarting and re-engining the 757 in response to the Airbus A321LR. Feb. 11, 2015: We’re at the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance conference in Lynnwood (WA) north of Seattle. This… Read More
Update, 3:30pm PST: For those who may not be adept at reading literally what was written, we did not say Boeing made the pitch. Feb. 4, 2015: In a pitch designed to save the Boeing 747-8 and simultaneously… Read More
Here’s a visualization of events to look for in commercial aviation in 2015.
Dec. 21, 2014 Here’s a piece we did for CNN.com on the Year Ahead in Aviation for 2015. Qatar gets first A350-900: Unless U-Turn Al U-Turns again, Qatar Airways will take delivery of the world’s first Airbus A350-900… Read More