Pontifications: Airbus easily leads narrow-body backlog, Boeing ahead in wide-bodies

Feb. 5, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Two thousand seventeen is over and the numbers are in. Airbus continues to have a commanding lead over Boeing for single-aisle, neo v MAX backlog. Although Airbus got pounded by Boeing in… Read More

Bombardier Belfast operations are about more than C Series wings

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Pontifications: 2018 starts off with a bang

Jan. 29, 2018, © Leeham Co.: This year isn’t even a month old. If the rest of the year continues like January, commercial aviation is in for an exciting year. The stunning news, of course, was last week’s… Read More

What happened and what’s next in Boeing-Bombardier trade case?

Jan. 26, 2018, © Leeham Co.: The decision by the US International Trade Commission that Bombardier did no harm to Boeing with its sale of 75+50 CS100s to Delta Air Lines is a shocker. The UK and Canadian… Read More

Delta statement on ITC decision

Delta statement on ITC ruling in Boeing/Bombardier C Series matter Delta is pleased by the U.S. International Trade Commission’s ruling rejecting Boeing’s anticompetitive attempt to deny U.S. airlines and the U.S. traveling public access to the state-of-the-art 110-seat CS100… Read More

Boeing statement on loss in Bombardier trade case

Statement by The Boeing Company January 26, 2018 “We are disappointed that the International Trade Commission did not recognize the harm that Boeing has suffered from the billions of dollars in illegal government subsidies that the Department of… Read More

Bombardier statement on victory at US ITC

Bombardier Statement on ITC Vote Montréal, January 26, 2018 – Today’s decision is a victory for innovation, competition, and the rule of law. It is also a victory for U.S. airlines and the U.S. traveling public. The C… Read More

Breaking News: Bombardier wins at USITC–no harm to Boeing, in stunning unanimous vote

Jan. 26, 2018: In a shocking reversal and a stunning defeat for Boeing, the US International Trade Commission ruled unanimously Boeing was not harmed by Bombardier’s government subsidies and low-price deal to sell 75+50 CS100s to Delta Air… Read More

Boeing aims for half of 100-150 seat sector with 737-7

Jan. 24, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Dublin, Ireland: Boeing sees the 100-150 market sector as 10%-15% of the 20-year single-aisle market demand, or about 3,000-4,500 aircraft. This compares with the 6,000-7,200 forecast by Bombardier. Other companies fall within… Read More

Transformations for the Big Four OEMs, manufacturing

Jan. 24, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Dublin, Ireland: Even as new airplane programs are winding down at the Big Four OEMs, 2018 will be a year of transformation for the commercial aerospace industry, LNC told an audience at… Read More