Boeing’s Numbers

Yesterday Boeing released their 2015 O&D numbers.  Let’s look at the numbers.  First a chart to show the scale of O&D changes between 2014 and 2015.  We excluded the BBJ numbers from the chart but have them in the tables – but they are small and...

Santa likes Boeing

Boeing is having an excellent December. On Monday Boeing announced an agreement with China Postal Airlines for 10 737NGs as Boeing Converted Freighters, pending program launch. Yesterday Delta announced it will acquire 20 737-900ERs.  The airline will also take 20...

Comparing Flight Ops Numbers

The use of DoT Form 41 data is something many analysts argue over. Is the data reliable? (Sometimes) Do the airlines report the data honestly? (We hope) Is there reason to doubt the numbers (More often than anyone likes).   Even with these caveats, Airbus and Boeing...

Up-sizing single aisles at Boeing

Observers have been saying for some time that single aisle aircraft buyers like to order the smallest model and then when the time comes, convert the initial order to a larger variant.  We asked Boeing about this and they declined to provide us with any data on...