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

Quality Will Drive Pay for Spirit Executives

By Dan Catchpole Feb. 6, 2024 © Leeham News: Quality more than quantity will drive Spirit Aerosystems executives’ compensation when the company unveils its new formula when it files its proxy statement in March, the company’s CEO Pat… Read More

Airbus posts record orders in 2023, meets delivery target despite challenges

By Tom Batchelor January 11, 2024, © Leeham News: Airbus exceeded its target for aircraft deliveries last year and achieved a record number of orders despite what it called a “complex” and “volatile” operating environment, according to the… Read More

2024 Outlook: A Mixed Bag for Propulsion OEMs

Subscription Required By Chris Sloan and Gordon Smith January 11, 2033, © Leeham News: In 2023, a slew of problems plagued propulsion providers, with Pratt & Whitney’s GTF Engine and supply-chain shortcomings grabbing the bulk of negative headlines… Read More

Outlook 2024: European airline consolidation

Subscription Required By Gordon Smith January 3, 2024, © Leeham News: Consolidation is certainly in the air. Even before the shock announcement on December 3 that Hawaiian and Alaska are planning to tie the knot, the industry was… Read More