Boeing: record-year and more to come

Boeing expects to deliver 895 to 905 commercial aircraft in 2019, up from 806 in 2018. The guidance reflects the ramp-up in production of the 737 MAX-family to 57/month and 787 to rate 14, both planned for this year. While the 787 rate is on-track, MAX production is...

No plans for an “A350-1100”

At the A350-1000 delivery today in Toulouse, Airbus has made it clear they are not focusing on a further stretch.  “For the time being, there are no plans. We don’t see the need,” Marisa Lucas-Ugena, head of A350 XWB Marketing, told Reuters in Toulouse. A further...

Big week for Airbus

This looks like a big week for Airbus.  Early this morning in Toulouse, the first A330neo for Air Portugal was rolled out of the paint shop. Air Portugal is the launch customer for this model.   The A330neo is a substantial upgrade from the current generation A330. ...