IATA: Lufthansa welcomes US carriers to Mid-East dispute

June 7, 2015: The chief executive officer of Lutfhansa Airlines said he welcomes the Big Three US airliners to the dispute over whether the Big Three Middle Eastern carriers are unfairly competing against legacy airlines. Carsten Spohr, CEO… Read More

Boeing’s dedicated freighters views an improving market

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton and Bjorn Fehrm Introduction Feb. 22, 2015: An improving global freight market gives Boeing hope that air cargo demand will support the production of two new main-deck freighters a month for years to… Read More

Boeing cargo forecast: 540 new 777F, 747-8F category deliveries over 20 years

Subscription required. Introduction Boeing forecasts a requirement for 540 new cargo aircraft of 80 tonnes and up over the next 20 years. This is for airplanes in the Boeing 777F and 747-8F category. Another 250 new-build cargo airplanes… Read More

Boeing’s plan to bridge 777 production gap includes a 777-200 P2F strategy; we’re skeptical of the idea

Boeing plans to begin an effort to stimulate demand of the 777 Classic to bridge a three year production gap to the 777X entry-into-service in 2020. One of its strategies is to persuade current 777-200 operators to sell… Read More