HOTR: NOK Air, 3 more bite the dust in COVID fall-out

By the Leeham News Staff July 31, 2020, © Leeham News: NOK Air of Thailand is the latest carrier to filed for bankruptcy. LNA’s monthly tracking of failed carriers adds NOK, Jet Time, Level and Blue Air to… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Do I get COVID in airline cabins? Part 9. Stay hydrated.

July 3, 2020, ©. Leeham News: In our Corner series about flying during the COVID-19 pandemic, we examine how cabin humidity affects the risks of getting COVID-19. The extensive research around the seasonality of flu infections gives us… Read More

HOTR: Aircraft lease rates, values continue to plunge in virus environment

By the Leeham News Staff June 30, 2020, © Leeham News: Fifteen year old aircraft values and leases plunged compared with six month ago, according to the latest analysis by Ishka. Ishka is an aircraft appraisal and consultancy…. Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Do I get COVID in airline cabins? Part 7. Effects of prevention.

June 19, 2020, ©. Leeham News: In our Corner series about flying during the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at opening up traveling and how re-emerging infection clusters can be handled. With a four-month pandemic history, several studies now… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Do I get COVID in airline cabins? Part 3.

May 22, 2020, ©. Leeham News: In our Corner series about flying during the COVID-19 pandemic, we look closer at the available research around passengers that fly with virus infections and if these spread to other passengers during… Read More

Lessor exposure to Airbus, Boeing wide-bodies

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton May 18, 2020, © Leeham News: As airlines park or retire thousands of aircraft, lessors with wide-body airplanes are most at risk. Single-aisle airplanes are easier to re-lease and more in demand when… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Do I get COVID in airline cabins? Part 2.

May 15, 2020, ©. Leeham News: In our Corner series about flying during the COVID-19 pandemic, we dig deeper into the knowledge around when a person is infectious and what to do about it in a air travel… Read More

HOTR: Mitsubishi, Bombardier set June 1 to close CRJ deal

By the Leeham News staff May 6, 2020, © Leeham News: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced May 7 (Tokyo time) that it will close the acquisition of the Bombardier CRJ program June 1. Production of the CRJ was to… Read More

Airbus cut production rates by a third

By Scott Hamilton April 8, 2020, © Leeham News: Airbus today said it will cut production of the A320, A330, and A350 lines due to COVID-19. The new rates are: A320 to rate 40 per month (from 60-63);… Read More

Congressional delegation urges Boeing to take federal funding

April 7, 2020, (c) Leeham News: The Democratic members of the Washington State Congressional delegation urged Boeing CEO David Calhoun to take federal emergency funding to protect employee wages. The Republican members did not sign the letter. Calhoun… Read More