Additional Delays Cripple Boeing’s Strategy and Finances

With announcements of another 787 and another 747-8 delay this week, the credibility of Boeing being able to deliver on its promises has taken another hit — and leaves folks wondering if these aircraft will enter service in the first quarter of 2011. The additional costs from delays and corrective measure threaten profitability and the timing of 737 and replacement/enhancement programs, eroding Boeing’s future .

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The case for an A321G

Airbus is reportedly working furiously on plans to re-engine its single aisle family planes.  As we looked at the A320 family, we pondered how this...

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Sukhoi Superjet to Win Western Order?

An interesting article by Jon Ostrower in Flight Global predicts a North American order for the Sukhoi Superjet with a fresh letter of intent from a company for 65 aircraft to be announced at Farnborough. With a 25% program ownership by Italy’s Alenia, and a 51%/49% Alenia ownership in the marketing and support venture, […]

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