Boeing’s 757 and 767

When Boeing brought out the 757 and 767 they created two aircraft that were popular with airlines because they could cover many requirements.  They had long-range (US transcon)  and offered flexibility – common flight decks for example.  It was a winning...

Don’t diss the A330

Yesterday Airbus offered some updates to its A330neo program. The outcome is that Airbus claims the A330-800 is now the longest range aircraft seating between 250-300.  But it has no orders. This last item leaves many scratching their heads. It would be useful to...

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...