Dissecting Boeing CEO’s statement next new airplane will cost $50bn

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team April 15, 2024, © Leeham News: It was a stunning number. Boeing CEO David Calhoun said his successor will have to decide on whether, or how, Boeing will proceed with its… Read More

A350-1000 or 777-9? Part 2

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm April 10, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series comparing the capabilities of the Airbus A350-1000 and the Boeing 777-9. The A350-1000 has not been a hot seller, and a… Read More

Airbus’ A350-1000 or Boeing’s 777-9?

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm April 4, 2024, © Leeham News: Korean Air confirmed an order for 33 Airbus A350 in the week, 27 of which are the larger A350-1000. The order is significant on two accounts: First,… Read More

When does a larger airliner pay off? Part 4

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm March 28, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series about what drove the cross-over from Airbus A319 to A320 and then to A321. We analyzed the change from A319/A320ceo to… Read More

When does a larger airliner pay off? Part 3

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm March 21, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series about what drove the cross-over from Airbus A319 to A320 and then to A321. We started with the ceo range last… Read More

When does a larger airliner pay off? Part 2

Subscription required By Bjorn Fehrm March 14, 2024, © Leeham News: We are doing an article series about what drove the cross-over from Airbus A319 to A320 and then to A321. We start with the ceo range to… Read More

Airbus and Boeing need each other for healthy supply chain

Subscription required By Dan Catchpole March 11, 2024, © Leeham News: In the public arena, Boeing is flailing. It’s the subject of public rebukes by government officials, a new criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice, and… Read More

Carrots and sticks needed to achieve sustainability goals, says Airbus

Subscription Required By Tom Batchelor February 22, 2024, © Leeham News:  The sustainability challenge is redefining the aerospace industry in all sorts of ways. An Airbus A350-1000 is refuelled with a 35% blend of SAF prior to its… Read More

Airbus’s orders at risk

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins Introduction  Feb. 19, 2023, © Leeham News: After last week’s release of Airbus’s 2023 financial results, we undertake our annual analysis of at-risk deals on the OEM’s books. Airbus has outstanding orders from… Read More

Airbus hails ‘landmark year’ with strong 2023 results amid delivery ramp-up

By Tom Batchelor February 15, 2024, © Leeham News: Airbus gave more details of its planned ramp-up today as it announced 2023 full-year results, with revenues climbing 11% year-on-year to €65bn and adjusted earnings before interest and taxes… Read More