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Morning Call – Thursday 6 May 2021

AirInsight US Airline Index Top Aviation News Stories - Archives Commercial Aviation Boeing faces new hurdle in 737 MAX electrical grounding issue - Reuters U.S. trade chief encouraged by European 'signals' over aircraft subsidies - Reuters Bombardier offloads Alstom...

Spirit AeroSystems prepares for ramp-up

Lower production rates at Boeing and Airbus combined with quality issues on the 787 Dreamliners have forced tier-1 aerostructure supplier Spirit Aerosystems to make a $72.4 million pretax forward charge. The loss is caused by the 787 and A350 rates and issues, the...

Airbus Fly-By-Wire visionary Bernard Ziegler passes away

Airbus announced the passing of Bernard Ziegler, at the age of 88. Ziegler was one of the company’s engineering pioneers. Mr. Ziegler was instrumental in the introduction of the world’s first digital Fly-By-Wire (FBW) and side-stick controls in a commercial passenger...

Boeing Discussion and Near-Term Narrowbody Strategy

Background Our team discussion and near-term narrowbody strategy focusing on Boeing’s next moves.  Ernie Arvai, President of AIG characterizes Boeing’s position as such “Boeing is in a precarious position in the narrow-body market. Airbus now has a 60/40 market share...