Pontifications: Lufthansa is sabotaging history

June 4, 2018, © Leeham News: I never thought I would find myself writing something like this. Lufthansa Airlines is sabotaging history and its own airplane restoration project. Lufthansa, the airline that honors its history with the airworthy… Read More

Wide-body production rates show mix of strength, weakness

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Pontifications: 49 years ago, the first 747 rolled out

Sept. 30, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Today is the 49th anniversary of the roll-out of the Boeing 747-100. On Nov. 7, United Airlines operates its last 747 flight. Delta Air Lines ends it 747 service this year. Afterward,… Read More

Mid-Year production/delivery update: Bombardier, Embraer

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Caution overhangs 777X program-(Update)

Update: This story is corrected. July 21, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Lufthansa Airlines’  indications that it may reduce the order for 20 Boeing 777-9s underscores caution with which the program should be viewed. Emirates Airline already rescheduled its first… Read More

Airbus, Boeing deferrals may indicate slowing global economy

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Pontifications: The Bottom Line isn’t always about The Bottom Line

June 6, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Sweetheart deals to win strategic aircraft orders are nothing new in commercial aviation. John Leahy, COO-Customers for Airbus, last week poked Bombardier for its order from Delta Air Lines. Citing a reported… Read More

Dissecting Wide-Body deliveries through 2030

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Bombardier snares Lufthansa’s Nico Buchholz

Bombardier scored a major executive coup with the appointment of Nico Buchholz as Chief of Procurement for the entire company. Buchholz was  ‎Executive VP Group Fleet Management for Lufthansa Airlines and Group, with various fleet management titles, since… Read More

Follow the suppliers

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