Pontifications: Countdown to Delta’s single-aisle decision

Dec. 11, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Eyes will watch Atlanta (GA) this week, when the Delta Air Lines Board of Directors decides to award a big order for the re-engined Airbus and Boeing single aisle airplanes. The Board… Read More

British PM seeks Trump help in Boeing-Bombardier complaint

Sept. 12, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Montreal: Bombardier is holding a media day today and an investors day Thursday, focusing on its commercial airplane division. Today The Times of London revealed that British Prime Minister Theresa May called… Read More

Air industry uncertain about Trump policies

May 17, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The US airline industry remains uncertain where the Trump Administration is going, said Adam Pilarski, chief economist of Avitas Aviation, at the annual Airfinance Journal conference in New York. “There are huge… Read More

Market, other factors emerging, creating Boeing 787 concern

Subscription Required Introduction Jan. 4, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Despite a rosy picture painted by Boeing about the future of the 787 and the ability to recover more than $29bn in deferred production Boeing photo. and tooling costs,… Read More

Boeing faces prospect of China’s political wrath thanks to Trump

Subscription Required Introduction Dec. 12, 2016, © Leeham Co.: “China Inc.,” the combined group of airlines and lessors directed or controlled by the government, is Boeing’s largest customer, an China is Boeing largest single customer. Campaign rhetoric of… Read More

For Airbus and Boeing, it’s about Alabama, Alabama, Alabama

Nov. 29, 2016, (c) Leeham Co.: When it comes to the prospect of imposing trade sanctions or retaliatory tariffs on Airbus for airplanes ordered by US customers, the European manufacturer has some advantages over Boeing few people apparently have… Read More

Pontifications: Airbus, Boeing still can sell planes to Iran Air

Nov. 21, 2016, © Leeham Co.: The vote last week by the US House of Representatives to block Airbus and Boeing from selling airplanes to Iran Air doesn’t do this, even if the US Senate goes along and… Read More

Trump or Clinton will be OK for defense industry: Analyst

Aug. 24, 2016: It’s a light week for relevant commentary from the US aerospace analysts.  Buckingham Research takes a view on the election of either Trump or Clinton on the defense industry. India’s Jet Airways will defer 10… Read More