First meaningful 787s cancellations coming

Look for the first meaningful Boeing 787 cancellations to appear, perhaps as early as this month, due to delays and the economy. By “meaningful” we mean more than the one from some obscure airline that has already occurred…. Read More

787 First Flight: 1Q09 (or 4Q08)

Update, October 9: In a third story posted by Mary late last night, Boeing sticks to its plan for a first flight in the fourth quarter this year. Originally the first flight was supposed to be late October…. Read More

News on the tanker, 787, Boeing earnings

The last 24 hours have been busy news days on the tanker and the 787. Reuters published a story yesterday about the Air Force calling the CEOs of Boeing and Northrop Grumman on the carpet for the vitriolic… Read More

When Hazy talks, people listen….

Steven Udvar-Hazy, the CEO of International Lease Finance Corp., carries enormous weight in the airline industry. His ILFC is the biggest customer of Airbus and Boeing. His public criticism of the A350 (Version 4.0) at the ISTAT conference… Read More