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Daily Insight: Thursday 11 April 2019: The 757 Replacement

News The A321 family, and its latest version, the A321LR, are gaining orders and this aircraft has clearly become the replacement for the Boeing 757 in many markets.  With trans-Atlantic range, the A321LR has become an alternative for low cost carriers to offer...

Daily Insight: Thursday 21 February 2019: A321XLR Reported to be Gaining Orders

News Airbus is apparently penciling in orders for  a new model, the A321XLR.  Reuters reports that Airbus has been offering a new longer-range variant of the A321 to potential customers to capture the market intended by Boeing’s NMA, for which a formal decision will...

Daily Insight: Tuesday 19 February 2019: The Business Case for the NMA Appears Tenuous

News Several industry observers remain uncertain as to whether Boeing will be able to successfully launch the 797 to compete effectively against the A321LR and potential A322 competition in the middle of the market.  In a recent story, Jon Ostrower of The Air Current...

The Boeing 797/NMA: An Economic Challenge

As we approach 2019, and the imminent announcement of what Boeing has in mind for the 797/NMA, let’s consider what drives the business case for the aircraft, and the economic performance that will be required to make it successful. We know that the aircraft will be in...