Boeing’s Renton plant may close from 2033: Analysis

Subscription Required Introduction Aug. 10, 2020, © Leeham News: With Boeing likely to consolidate 787 production in Charleston (SC), reflecting a rate of 6/mo, the future of assembly in Puget Sound rears its head again. LNA outlined Aug…. Read More

Embraer’s Slattery named CEO of GE Aviation

By Scott Hamilton June 15, 2020, © Leeham News: John Slattery, the CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, was named CEO of GE Aviation, it was announced today. Arjan Meijer is the new President and CEO succeeding Slattery. Slattery… Read More

Boeing sees air traffic recovering in 2-3 years; production will take longer

By Scott Hamilton April 27, 2020, © Leeham News: Passenger traffic should recover to 2019 pre-COVID-19 levels in two to three years. But resuming production at pre-COVID rates will take longer. Boeing also needs to borrow more money… Read More

Pontifications: Taking a knife to a gunfight

April 27, 2020, © Leeham News: There is a great line in the movie, The Untouchables. Sean Connery’s character tells an assassin that he’s bringing a knife to a gunfight. That’s what came to mind when Embraer says… Read More

Embraer: Boeing wrongfully terminated JV, will seek remedies

April 25, 2020: (C) Leeham News: Embraer says Boeing wrongfully terminated the joint venture agreement due to its own problems and reputational damage. “Embraer believes strongly that Boeing has wrongfully terminated the MTA, that it has manufactured false… Read More

Analysis: The collapse of the Boeing-Embraer joint venture

By the Leeham News Team Analysis April 25, 2020, © Leeham News: The Boeing-Embraer joint venture is off. Boeing called off the JV, saying Embraer didn’t satisfy all the conditions required. The impact to Embraer is more profound… Read More

Boeing walks from Embraer joint venture

By Scott Hamilton April 25, 2020, © Leeham News: Boeing today pulled the plug on its proposed joint venture with Embraer. It claimed the Brazilian company failed to meet all the terms and conditions required of the JV… Read More

Embraer delivers first E195-E2, expects E175-E2 entry into service 2021.

By Bjorn Fehrm Sept. 12, 2019, ©. Leeham News, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil: Embraer celebrated the first delivery of its to-date largest aircraft, the 132 seat E195-E2, to Brazil’s Azul Airlines at a press event at its… Read More

Embraer in holding pattern awaiting JV approvals

Subscription Required Introduction June 10, 2019, © Leeham News: Embraer is in a holding pattern of sorts. It’s awaiting international regulatory anti-trust approval for the joint venture with The Boeing Co. It can’t coordinate with Boeing about synergies… Read More

Pontifications: Melancholy about Embraer’s 50th year

June 10, 2019, © Leeham News: Embraer is 50 years old Aug. 19. This must be the classic case of mixed feelings. By the end of the year, if regulators approve, the marquis business unit, Commercial Aviation, will… Read More