Comparing the OEM Aircraft Market Forecasts

Airbus released its Global Market Forecast a few weeks ago.  And, true to form, trying to compare it with Boeing’s Commercial Market Outlook is not easy. The two firms define the segments differently.  This requires some editing liberty on the part of analysts. Here’s...

An EMBRAER Pioneer speaks

We had a fascinating call with an EMBRAER pioneer recently. Satoshi Yokota has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Embraer SA since 2011. He previously served as Member of the Executive Board and EVP for Strategic Planning and Technology Development of...

Jet Fuel Prices

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) published intriguing news. The story is about how US airlines are dealing with higher fuel costs. But this chart is the part we find most interesting. It shows that US airlines have improved their fuel efficiency about...