Top 10 Leeham News stories of 2016

 Dec. 15, 2016, © Leeham Co.: The story about a Boeing official who asserted that the Airbus widebody strategy is a “mess” proved to be LNC’s most read story of 2016. Our second most-read story is why the… Read More

US, EU ignore Chinese, Russian subsidies

Nov. 15, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Government subsidies to commercial aircraft companies appear to be increasing despite the 12-year disputes before the World Trade Organization between Europe and the US over Airbus and Boeing aid. Yet the US… Read More

Clouds overhang Bombardier ahead of earnings call

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Flying the CSeries

By Bjorn Fehrm November 09, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: After my preparations at Bombardier (BBD) in Montreal, it was time to take an early flight to BBD’s test center in Wichita (KS) the next day. We spent the afternoon… Read More

Preparing to fly the CSeries

By Bjorn Fehrm November 03, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We were invited to Bombardier (BBD) in Montreal last week for a series of special events. The visit had three purposes: attend the roll out of airBaltic’s CS300 (reported here),… Read More

Visit to Bombardier for airBaltic CS300 roll-out

By Bjorn Fehrm October 27, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: This week we have been at Bombardier (BBD) Mirabel Airport outside Montreal to observe the roll out of the airBaltic CS300 CSeries model and to later test fly the aircraft… Read More

ExIm remains blocked by one US Senator

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Interview with Rob Dewar: CSeries in service reliability

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Pontifications: The crystal ball

May 30, 2016, © Leeham Co.: We at Leeham Co. and Leeham News and Comment take some risk when we make analyses, forecasts, projections and predictions. These often put us out on a limb, open us to criticism and even… Read More

Pontifications: Big sigh of relief at Bombardier

May 2, 2016, © Leeham Co.: To say that the order from Delta Air Lines last Thursday for 75+50 CS100s with conversion rights to the CS300s was welcome news for Bombardier is an understatement. Bombardier has a superb… Read More