Trade secret theft lawsuits impact on aircraft financing uncertain

Update, Sept. 14: Marsh plans to continue AFIC despite the lawsuit. “Since its launch, AFIC has given clients greater choice by contributing significantly to the development and diversification of aircraft finance globally. We stand fully behind it and… Read More

Boeing,insurance firm stole trade secrets, launched ExIm Bank funding replacement, lawsuits charge

Sept. 11, 2018, © Leeham News: The Boeing Co., Boeing Capital Corp, Marsh & McLennan and its subsidiary, Marsh, a major insurance firm, have been sued for trade secret theft in lawsuits filed in Chicago and New York…. Read More

Aircraft financing “robust,” but ExIm Bank needs reinstatement, Boeing says

March 5, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Global financing for new and used aircraft is as robust as it’s ever been, says the president of Boeing Capital Corp. Tim Myers, speaking to reporters on a telephone press conference today,… Read More

Trump reverses self on ExIm Bank

April 13, 2017, © Leeham Co.: President Donald Trump reversed himself and now supports the US Export-Import Bank, according to news reports. He will appoint two people to long-standing vacancies to allow ExIm to approve deals more than… Read More

ExIm Bank still at risk despite Boeing effort with Trump

Feb. 20, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Boeing may have won over President Trump about the virtues of ExIm Bank (it’s not entirely clear), but he’s the wrong target. It’s US Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) who’s been holding up… Read More

Market, other factors emerging, creating Boeing 787 concern

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

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ISTAT Day 1: Leahy’s biggest fear: producing enough planes to meet demand

Feb. 29, 2016, (c) Leeham Co: Aircraft lessors financed 48% of the Airbus deliveries in 2015, with direct sales and sale-leasebacks, says John Leahy, chief operating officer customers for Airbus. We’re at the 2016 ISTAT AGM in Phoenix and… Read More

Pontifications: Talk about government interference in private industry; book review of United “Flight 232”

There are many topics on which to comment, n one of which requiring a full Pontification, so today’s column is going to be a bit of a free association. August 10, 2015, (c) Leeham Co. Government interference: While… Read More

Pontifications: Mitsubishi nears first flight for MRJ-90

Aug. 3, 2015, © Leeham Co. Mitsubishi is just a few months away from beginning flight testing on the first commercial airplane designed and built in Japan since the NAMC YS-11 in the 1960s. The 60 passenger turbo prop had… Read More