Boeing lays ground to cut 777 rates again

Aug. 11, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Boeing is laying the groundwork to further reduce the production rate on the 777 Classic and scrap a planned rate increase for the 787 from 12 to 14/mo. Greg Smith, CFO of… Read More

Boeing sees “healthy” future for 767

Aug. 19. 2015, © Leeham Co. Boeing sees a “healthy” future for the 767 commercial line, but won’t comment whether this includes an effort to rekindle interest for passenger airlines, or if the future is strictly for cargo carriers…. Read More

Mitigating risk, lessons learned as Boeing heads into MAX, 777X production

Aug. 12, 2015, © Leeham Co. Mitigating risk and taking lessons learned from across the entire 7-Series families are key to improving productivity, cutting costs and preparing for the transition from the 737NG to the MAX and from… Read More

B/E Aerospace sees “flat” widebody deliveries through 2016

Aug. 12, 2015, © Leeham Co.: Widebody deliveries are “flat as a pancake” and will remain so through 2016 before going up, driven by the Airbus A350, says a major supplier. Officials of B/E Aerospace appeared yesterday at… Read More