Accounting Standards Call Out Airplane Orders with Questionable Credit

By Dan Catchpole Danieljcatchpole[at]gmail[dot]com Nov. 6, 2018, © Leeham News: Like countless other businesses, Boeing this year adopted new accounting standards, known by the acronym ASC 606. The new rules did not significantly affect the company’s balance sheet…. Read More

2008 Boeing Orders: Not bad

Boeing reported its 2008 orders on January 8 and the headlines screamed that they were less than half 2007’s record number. Well, no kidding. Nobody, including Boeing, aerospace analysts and pontificators such as ourselves, expected that Boeing would… Read More

Airbus slightly ahead in YTD orders

Airbus and Boeing have released their orders through May (June 3 for Boeing) and Airbus remains slightly ahead in net orders for the first five months of the year, 435 to 418. By category, the statistics stack up… Read More

Airbus still leads orders, barely

Airbus and Boeing have updated their orders for April (Boeing through April 29, Airbus for the entire month) and Airbus maintains a slight lead over Boeing for net orders, 397 to 346, year-to-date. But the Airbus tally doesn’t… Read More