Tanker wars may be back

Subscription Required Introduction Dec. 10, 2018, © Leeham News: The tanker wars may be back. Airbus has teamed with Lockheed Martin to offer the Airbus A330-200MRTT to the Pentagon in a for-hire business model. The agreement also provides… Read More

Pontifications: Honoring John McCain

May 28, 2018, © Leeham News: Today is Memorial Day in the USA, the holiday which honors US Armed Forces who died in active military service. It seems fitting today to think about US Sen. John McCain (R-AZ),… Read More

Transition from McNerney to Muilenburg complete

Feb. 22, 2016, (c) Leeham Co.: The transition from the controversial and divisive Jim McNerney to the leadership of Dennis Muilenburg at The Boeing Co. is now complete. Boeing announced today that McNerney stepped down as chairman and… Read More

Pontifications: Deliveries matter, so do orders

Jan. 11, 2015, © Leeham Co.: Boeing out-delivered Airbus last year by a wide margin. Airbus obtained more orders than Boeing by a wide margin. Behind our paywall today, we look at some of the reasons for this… Read More

McNerney may seek retirement waiver: our view

Boeing’s Jim McNerney may seek a waiver to the mandatory retirement age of 65–he’s 64 this year–to continue as chairman and CEO. As soon as the news was out, we got a call from one Wall Street analyst… Read More