Mitsubish renaming, revamping MRJ, considers US production line: Nikkei Asia news

Updated, 3pm Brazil time, with Bombardier statement and additional response from Embraer. May 29, 2019, © Leeham News, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil: Mitsubishi is changing the name of its MRJ jet, revamping the smallest version and considering… Read More

Bombardier optimistic about China

Subscription Required Introduction June 5, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Bombardier’s activities in China, where the fuselage for the CSeries is co-produced, have been at a standstill. None of the Memorandums of Understand or Letters of Intent have been… Read More

Boeing has MOM sector “crisis,” says Leahy

June 5, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Boeing has a “crisis” in the Middle of the Market airplane sector, declared Airbus’ top salesman. Development of the 737 MAX 10, which is expected to be launched at the Paris Air… Read More

Fuel prices going forward

By Bjorn Fehrm January 16, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Oil has now doubled in price since the lowest point a year ago, with a present level of $50-$60/barrel. What is the trend going forward? We are at the Growth Frontiers… Read More

Pontifications: More job cuts coming at Airbus, Boeing

Dec. 12, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Airbus and Boeing continue to cut costs with internal reorganizations. These are needed efforts. And they trickle down to the supply chain. The new CEO at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Kevin McAllister, is… Read More

ISTAT 2016: Air transport market at cross-roads

By Bjorn Fehrm September 29, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We visited ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading) 2016 conference in Barcelona this week. The most interesting part of the conference was the economists panel with discussions between the… Read More

IATA, Lufthansa cargo reports are discouraging

July 6, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Going into the Farnborough Air Show (#FIA16 on Twitter) next week, ominous signs continue to emerge about the health of the air cargo industry. The International Air Transport Assn. (IATA) Wednesday said… 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

Slowing economies begin to impact Airbus, Boeing

Subscription Required Introduction LatAm Airbus A350. LatAm may defer some A350s and/or Boeing 787s. Photo: Flickr via Google images. June 13, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Signs are becoming more frequent that airlines are facing slowing economies around the… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: SES, Single European Sky

June 10, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Last week I wrote about the practical implementation of the next generation Air Traffic Management (ATM) that is possible with the new technology based on ADS-B transponders. My examples were from the implementation… Read More