Pontifications: Busting the XWB brand; and more about the Boeing-IAG deal

Dissecting the British Airways-Boeing MAX deal, part 2 July 1, 2019, © Leeham News: During the Airbus Innovation Days, and in other forums, officials promoted the idea of a 10-abreast coach-class in the A350 XWB. Compared with the… Read More

Lessors, airlines seek 1 year lease extensions in MAX groundings

June 26, 2019, © Leeham News: Airlines and lessors are making plans to extend leases by up to one year as the Boeing 737 MAX grounding drags on with no end in sight and carriers scramble to cover… Read More

Looking at MAX beyond the grounding

June 17, 2019, © Leeham News, Paris: As the international aerospace community and media gathers here this week for the Paris Air Show, the Boeing 737 MAX is the elephant in the room. The focus obviously is on… Read More

Pontifications: The elephant in the room

June 17, 2019, © Leeham News: The Paris Air Show opens today and the elephant in the room is the Boeing 737 MAX. There is no telling when the airplane will get FAA approval to return to service…. Read More

Pontifications: Mandate sim time for MAX return to the skies

May 20, 2019, © Leeham News: “Safety is our top priority.” So says Dennis Muilenburg, CEO of The Boeing Co. As stories drip, drip, drip out in The Seattle Times, New York Times, Washington Post, The Wall Street… Read More

Boeing to support MAX simulator demo (Update)

Boeing CFO meetings show confidence in recertifying MAX sooner than later. Returning to pre-grounding production rates will be “gradual.” FAA clearance anticipated in 4-5 weeks. Boeing will urge pilots, regulators to witness simulations of MCAS flight characteristics. NMA,… Read More

Ascend takes a close look at MAX values, future

April 30, 2019: Aviation consultancy Ascend took a close look at the Boeing 737 MAX in a 30 minute Youtube video. The consultancy begins and ends the video talking about other airplanes, but the middle focuses on the… Read More

Initial analyst reaction to Boeing 1Q earnings

April 24, 2019: Initial analyst reaction to Boeing’s 1Q2019 earnings, which were impacted by the grounding of the 737 MAX two weeks before the engine of the quarter, was positive. Pre-market trading was initially up more than $6;… Read More

Looking ahead to 2012 by AirInsight

In what is the first of a series of OEM podcasts looking ahead at 2012, AirInsight kicks off with Randy Tinseth, VP Marketing of Boeing Commercial Aircraft. Separately, Aspire Aviation takes a long look at the Boeing 737… Read More