Pontifications: Supply chain melt down to get worse, says manufacturer

Sept. 3, 2018, © Leeham News: There is more evidence the aerospace supply chain is in meltdown—and it’s going to get worse, a manufacturer tells LNC. The OEM requested anonymity to speak frankly. As aerospace analysts gather this… Read More

Deferrals at historic low, say Boeing CEO

Feb. 9, 2017: Requests for order deferrals are at an historic low but there are still challenges in bridging the production gap between the 777 Classic and 777X, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said during a Cowen & Co…. Read More

Airbus, Boeing deferrals may indicate slowing global economy

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Two analysts, two very different views of Boeing free cash flow

Sept. 13, 2016: Two aerospace analysts took a look at Boeing’s free cash flow estimates for the next five years and came away with very different conclusions. Cai von Ruhmor of Cowen & Co. believes the 787, 737… Read More

Brexit special: analyst reaction

June 27, 2016: Aerospace and airline analysts are reacting to Thursday’s vote in Britain to leave the European Union. Below is a synopsis of some of the analyst notes we receive. Credit Suisse We are forwarding the analysis… Read More

Fuel prices rising, muted wide-body demand noted by analysts

  June 22, 2016: Our weekly synopsis of select analyst notes point to increasing fuel costs and weak wide-body demand, among other things, as issues to consider. Highlights: A350 deliveries at risk due to Zodiac supplier issues. (Buckingham.)… Read More

Fewer A350s in 2017-18, says Cowen & Co.; not so, says Airbus

April 21, 2016: Airbus will assemble fewer A350s than planned in 2017 and 2018, according to a short note to clients by the Cowen & Co. obtained by LNC. Not so, says Airbus. The investment bank was commenting on… Read More

IATA AGM opens against mixed signals from industry

Miami Beach (FL), June 7, 2015: The International Air Transport Assn. (IATA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) opens against a backdrop of conflicting signals from the industry, including from the organization itself. On the one hand, IATA said last… Read More