Trade secret theft lawsuits impact on aircraft financing uncertain

Update, Sept. 14: Marsh plans to continue AFIC despite the lawsuit. “Since its launch, AFIC has given clients greater choice by contributing significantly to the development and diversification of aircraft finance globally. We stand fully behind it and… Read More

Boeing,insurance firm stole trade secrets, launched ExIm Bank funding replacement, lawsuits charge

Sept. 11, 2018, © Leeham News: The Boeing Co., Boeing Capital Corp, Marsh & McLennan and its subsidiary, Marsh, a major insurance firm, have been sued for trade secret theft in lawsuits filed in Chicago and New York…. Read More

Pontifications: Boeing aid to Jet Airways uncommon but not unusual

Aug. 27, 2018, © Leeham News: Boeing is giving financial help to India’s Jet Airways, according to a news report. This doesn’t come as a surprise. Jet Airways has 225 737 MAXes on order (50 direct, the rest… Read More

Aircraft financing “robust,” but ExIm Bank needs reinstatement, Boeing says

March 5, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Global financing for new and used aircraft is as robust as it’s ever been, says the president of Boeing Capital Corp. Tim Myers, speaking to reporters on a telephone press conference today,… Read More

WestJet’s 787, international strategy fraught with risks

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Trump reverses self on ExIm Bank

April 13, 2017, © Leeham Co.: President Donald Trump reversed himself and now supports the US Export-Import Bank, according to news reports. He will appoint two people to long-standing vacancies to allow ExIm to approve deals more than… Read More

Boeing sees green for 2016 financing sources

Dec. 8, 2015: Boeing Capital Corp. sees a robust financing market next year for an estimated $127bn in new airplane deliveries. The forecast is for the global picture, and not just Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) deliveries. In its… Read More

Odds and Ends: Airbus Innovation Days, CSeries, SC-787-1 first flight

Airbus Innovation Days: Thursday wraps up the annual Airbus press briefings. All stories are embargoed until 5pm Toulouse time Thursday. That’s today. Or tomorrow. Depends on what time zone you’re in and right now we’re still pretty confused… Read More

Boeing’s clarity provided at BCC meeting

Update, May 11: UBS had Boeing’s Mike Bair, the head of the 737 future program, for presentations yesterday and issued its report. Much of the UBS report is similar to the Credit Suisse and Buckingham information captured below;… Read More