Boeing comments on 787 delamination, delivery expectations

Jim Albaugh, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, today commented on the delamination issues on the 787 and the effect on deliveries and production going forward. He spoke at a JP Morgan conference. there are several stories that can… Read More

Our choice for momentous event: IAM-Boeing contract

Note: Highs and Lows for 2011: see AirInsight. In our previous post, we gave readers a choice of the most momentous event for 2011 for Airbus and Boeing; and who was the most influential person for the year… Read More

Odds and Ends: MAX prices, Albaugh on MAX, BBD on CSeries

737 MAX: Boeing has ann0unced the prices for the MAX and Reuters has this story comparing the competition with NEO: Airplane Families 2011 $ in Millions Average 737 Family 737-600 59.4 737-700 70.9 737-800 84.4 737-900ER 89.6 737… Read More

IAM-Boeing, the day after

Here are several stories on the day after the historic IAM-Boeing contract vote. The importance of the success of this vote cannot be understated. CNBC interview with Jim Albaugh. Seattle Times, with comments from IAM 751 president Tom… Read More

Odds and Ends: Frontier Airlines, first 737 at rate 35, Embraer

Frontier Airlines: At the Paris Air Show, Republic Airways Holdings ordered 80 A319/320neos with CFM LEAP engines, and the order was touted as the death knell by some for the Bombardier CSeries–also ordered by Republic for Frontier (40+40)…. Read More

Boeing’s Albaugh hints at 12/mo rate for 787

The chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes Wednesday hinted at increasing production rates of the 787 beyond the committed 10 per month to 12 a month. Jim Albaugh, speaking at the Credit Suisse Aerospace conference, reiterated plans… Read More

Thoughts on the Boeing-IAM deal

We couldn’t be more delighted. The agreement announced Nov. 30 between the IAM 751 local and Boeing is an outstanding development. Who wins? Basically, everybody. The Company gets: Production stability through most of 2016 without the pain and… Read More

Boeing looks at improving 737 production rate efficiency

Boeing is considering how to make the already-lean 737 production line even more efficient with an eye toward increasing rates beyond 42 per month, the commercial airplane division CEO said today. Jim Albaugh, speaking at the annual Credit… Read More

More on MAX: Aspire Aviation does long analysis

Aspire Aviation in Hong Kong has done a long analysis on the Boeing 737 MAX, capturing what Boeing has said recently along with original information and data from other sources. This article may be found here. Meantime, the… Read More

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