CFM LEAP – Maintaining momentum

It is our understanding that CFM’s LEAP is coming along according to plan. The program has had no unusual events to cause either OEMs or airlines any concerns. The promise of the LEAP is to deliver 15% improved fuel burn and 50% margin on NOx as well as a...

Two non-competitve orders

To start off the week we have two announcements; Ryanair/Boeing and Azul/Airbus.  Both were non-competitive orders.  What make of them?First Ryanair – the airline has always been a Boeing customer.  Its irascible leader, Michael O’Leary led the airline in...