The power of relentless tweaking

Earlier this week Airbus’ Tom Enders made an interesting remark. Specifically: “Why should we spend large amounts of money when we can make significant incremental improvements?” Aerospace is risky and it is not getting less risky.  Derivative aircraft are lower...

Boeing’s great week

Fresh off impressive quarterly results that caught the stock market by surprise, Boeing announced orders from Korean Air. The highlight of that order is surely the 747-8 component, especially after adjusting production on this program. The came the order from ElAl....

WestJet joins MAX club

WestJet entered into a LoI to purchase 65 737 MAXs, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8s and 25 737 MAX 7s. The pending order, valued at $6.3bn at current list prices, is a key component of the Calgary-based carrier’s strategy to optimize and modernize its fleet. This...