LCC changes face of long-haul

By Bjorn Fehrm 21 September 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Norwegian has announced that it has now flown its three millionth passenger on their long-haul network. Norwegian first launched low-cost flights from Scandinavia to the U.S. in May 2013,… Read More

Pontifications: Odds and Ends to end the summer

Sept. 5, 2016, © Leeham Co.: August was unusually slow, so today is sort of an Odds and Ends clean-up of the summer. There was the Southwest Airlines engine incident and the reports that ANA’s Boeing 787s have… Read More

Southwest pilot contract good news for Boeing

Sept. 1, 2016, © Leeham Co.: The lucrative labor contract agreement for Southwest Airlines pilots agreed this week is good news for Boeing. Why? Because under the previous contract, Southwest pilots—who had been in negotiations with management for… Read More

Pontifications: “Troubled” 787 is a thing of the past

LNC has been beset by technical issues since Aug. 17 that interferes with e-mail notification as well as links to Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. We’re working on it with WordPress. Aug. 29, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Faulty engines… Read More

The A380 investors day jinx

  July 15, 2016, © Leeham Co., Farnborough Air Show: At an event like this, we pick up all sorts of snippets that don’t fit into any given story. So here’s a compilation of our Odds and Ends… Read More

Farnborough Preview #3: Analysts weigh in

July 6, 2017: The industrial portion of the Farnborough Air Show (#FIA16 on Twitter) officially begins Monday and runs through Thursday. There are also some special events Sunday. LNC will be reporting from the Show throughout the week. Below… Read More

Southwest’s MAX deferral

Bloomberg News reports that Boeing is mulling a 777-10. We hinted at this last July with the large GE9X development. See our Paywall Farnborough preview this coming Monday for more information. Subscription Required Introduction June 29, 2016, ©… Read More

Analysts opine on Airbus, Boeing, Iran and Brexit

June 24, 2016: Brexit continues to creep into US analyst reports for the potential impact of companies doing business in the United Kingdom. But there are other issues as well. Highlights this week: Spirit Aerosystem is a supplier… Read More

Pontifications: Time to calm down from last week’s news cycle

June 27, 2016, © Leeham Co.: Last week turned out to be one of the busiest in aviation in quite some time. Details of the Iran Air Boeing “order” emerged. Everyone overlooks that this is really a “Memorandum of Agreement,”… Read More

How good is a MAX 7X and why would it replace the original? Part 3

By Bjorn Fehrm Subscription required Introduction May 16, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In Part 1 and Part 2 of the article series we have described the rational for Boeing to change the definition of the 737-7 MAX into something that has… Read More