By Bjorn Fehrm April 20, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: We will start the series on keeping airliners operational by discussing how the structure is kept fit. There are three areas that are more key to flight safety of an... Read More
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April 27, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The Boeing Co. late today filed a petition with the US government, charging Bombardier with “dumping” the CSeries in its deal last year with Delta Air Lines for 75+50 CS100s. Delta can convert... Read More
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By Bjorn Fehrm April 27, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: Airbus Group presented its first quarter results this morning. There were no surprises. Revenue and earnings were a bit lower than expected, but this is because a part of the... Read More
April 26, 2017: Boeing today reported first quarter revenues that were lower in the year earlier period in part because of fewer commercial airplane deliveries, but the operating margin and net earnings were higher. There were fewer 737... Read More
By Bjorn Fehrm April 26, 2017, ©. Leeham Co: In our third article about Aeroflot, we cover the period from 2010 to today. During this period, Aeroflot started a strategic change. The airline decided to grow to a global world... Read More
April 26, 2017: The Airbus 1Q2017 earnings call is tomorrow. Problems with the Pratt & Whitney GTF and slower-than-expected ramp-up of the CFM LEAP affected A320neo deliveries in the quarter. Continuing problems with interiors supply depressed A350 deliveries.... Read More
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April 25, 2017: Boeing’s first quarter earnings call is tomorrow. Focus is expected to be on its plans for expanding after-market services with its new business unit, Boeing Global Services. Earlier today, LNC posted a Special Report from... Read More
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Special to Leeham News and Comment By Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic Advisory Business gurus Jim Collins and Jerry Porras coined the phrase “Big Hairy Audacious Goal” (BHAG) to describe a business objective which is highly ambitious, galvanizes... Read More
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This is the second of two Parts looking at the wide-body market April 25, 2017, © Leeham Co.: When lessors face re-leasing wide-body airplanes as lease terms expire, they face a far narrower market than for single-aisle airplanes.... Read More