Albaugh announces more than 600 commitments for 737 MAX

At an appearance with Goldman Sachs today, Jim Albaugh, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, announced there are now more than 600 commitments for the 737 MAX. Announced what we reported weeks ago: Boeing selected 68 inch fan for… Read More

Assessing the 777 upgrade

The “godfather of leasing,” Steven Udvar-Hazy, the CEO of Air Lease Corp., weighed in on the 737RE and the prospective improvements to the 777 during ALC’s earning’s call. And when Hazy speaks, the industry listens. Hazy, who favored… Read More

Strategically speaking, why American Airlines?

Update, 11:30am PDT July 25: The Ft. Worth Star-Telegram summarizes the delivery schedule of the huge AA order. Of particular note: AA doesn’t receive its first 737RE until 2018. This raises the question: is the EIS of the… Read More

Boeing’s clarity provided at BCC meeting

Update, May 11: UBS had Boeing’s Mike Bair, the head of the 737 future program, for presentations yesterday and issued its report. Much of the UBS report is similar to the Credit Suisse and Buckingham information captured below;… Read More

Boeing’s Albaugh talks about labor

This is the third segment of our interview with Jim Albaugh, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, during the Farnborough Air Show. Union issues remain contentious. The rhetoric between the International Association of Machinists, both at its Washington headquarters… Read More

Boeing wide-open on 777 future: Albaugh

Update, Aug. 1: Dominic Gates  of The Seattle Times has a long article with the views on the 777 successor from Tim Clark, CEO of Emirates Airlines–which operates more 777s than any other airlines. Original Post: Boeing has… Read More

Boeing’s Albaugh at JP Morgan conference

Jim Albaugh, president of Boeing Commercial Aircraft, appeared March 9 at the JP Morgan Transportation Conference, one day after Northrop Grumman withdrew from the KC-X competition. Below is a running tab of Albaugh’s presentation and Q&A.

13 minute interview with Boeing’s Albaugh

King 5 (NBC) in Seattle posted a 13 minute raw-footage interview with Boeing Commercial Airplane CEO Jim Albaugh. The audio is pretty weak on speakers, but much better on headphones.