The Boeing 767 Cross Section, Part 1

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Nov. 24, 2022, © Leeham News: Last week, we saw the impact of using a nine-abreast economy class seating configuration on the Airbus A330neo economic performance against the Boeing 787-9. The passenger… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing is fighting the last war instead of the present one

Nov. 7, 2022, © Leeham News: With the firm declaration that Boeing won’t launch a new airplane program until the next decade, CEO David Calhoun is signaling he’s content to see the company shrivel into a distant number… Read More

The Airbus and Boeing market outlooks, Part 2

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Credit: Leeham Company LLC Sept.  19, 2022, © Leeham News: In the first article last week, we focused on the differences in market outlook assumptions between Airbus and Boeing. Despite similar levels… Read More

The Airbus and Boeing market outlooks, Part 1

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Sept.  12, 2022, © Leeham News: Airbus and Boeing published their updated 2022-2041 commercial aircraft outlooks ahead of the July Farnborough Air Show. Unsurprisingly, both OEMs saw robust demand for the next… Read More

Retrospective: 2011 pros and cons of composite airplanes as Boeing, Airbus look to next 20 years

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton What will the Future Small Airplane look like? Composites, metal, or a combination? Concept Credit: Leeham News. Aug. 29, 2022, ©Leeham News: Airbus and Qatar Airways are in a nasty court battle over… Read More

Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator latest in 10 year effort

Subscription Required By Scott Hamilton This Boeing 777-200ER is the latest in the company’s 10-year ecoD program. Credit: Boeing. June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing’s unveiling of a 777-200ER ecoDemonstrator on June 14 is the latest “ecoD”… Read More

Pontifications: Boeing vows to maintain freighter dominance

June 27, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing dominated the jet freighter market from the dawn of the jet age. It aims to keep its dominance. But for the first time since the collapse of McDonnell Douglas in 1997,… Read More

Pontifications: Why I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future

June 20, 2022, © Leeham News: Boeing still has a deep hole to climb out of. There’s still plenty of opportunity for missteps along the way. But I’m cautiously optimistic about Boeing’s future. Here’s why. There are tangible… Read More

Boeing’s hiring spree points to progress toward Next Boeing Airplane

Subscription Required By the Leeham News Team May 30, 2022, © Leeham News:  Boeing is hiring again. Boeing’s hiring spree is aimed at replacing engineers, technicians, retirees and jobs lost in Russia and Ukraine. But an analysis also… Read More

HOTR: Dropping Embraer comes back to bite Boeing

By the Leeham News Staff Updated with details of Air France – KLM order Dec. 16, 2021, © Leeham News: When Boeing decided to drop its joint venture plan with Embraer, there were good business reasons to do… Read More