737 MAX ‘commitments’ and what these mean

Note: As a follow up to our previous post about the 787 break-even, Blog by Javier added a third post to simplify his very detailed analysis. You may jump to the link here. Also: AirInsight has this commentary… Read More

Odds and Ends: Qatar, Cargolux and GE

For those who don’t believe there was a connection between the Cargolux-Boeing-GE dispute and the 787 and Qatar, watch the Dubai Air Show. We’re hearing Qatar will sign announce it has selected GEnx for the 787. Speaking of… Read More

A hint of things to come–Lufthansa 787 order?

Lufthansa Technik “is set to become a leading 787 MRO” following a deal with JAL, blares a headline in AviTrader’s current issue of MRO magazine. The magazine writes: Lufthansa Technik will become one of the world’s leading 787… Read More

More on Cargolux: weights and fuel burn

Note: Jon Ostrower at Flight Global has this update. The underlying cause for the Cargolux rejection (the airline’s word) of the delivery of the first two Boeing 747-8Fs is performance. Performance is based, generally, on two things: weight… Read More

Eco-Aviation in the US

Eco-Aviation continues to gain ground in the US. Environmental forces in Europe have been targeting aviation for several years, and very aggressively. In the US, the issue has been much slower to catch on. Airbus and Boeing have… Read More