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Does Delta A321 order shut the door on NMA?

Has Delta shut the door on NMA?  Over the last 5 years, we’ve heard extensive discussion of a potential new middle of the market aircraft from Boeing.  Recently, the discussions morphed from a small twin-aisle to a single aisle similar to the 757-200 and -300 in terms...

Will Boeing Build the NMA?

There has been a sudden rush in the rumor mill last week that Boeing might back off on its new mid-market aircraft program. Nothing definite, of course, but started by comments of a less than certain attitude during a recent discussion with a senior Boeing executive....

Daily Insight: Tuesday 5 March 2019: Could Airbus Become More Aggressive?

News Airbus has a new management team, and unlike Boeing, has no development programs launched and in process.  Boeing has the 777X to complete, and is working on the yet un-launched NMA/797.  Airbus is ending production of the A380, and has an opportunity to pre-empt...

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...