Comparing Single Aisle Economics 1Q20

Comparing Single Aisle Economics 1Q20

Given the paucity of good news from the commercial aviation industry, why not take a look at data for 1Q20? Here is a combination of data from the US DoT T-2 and Form41.   This selection shows the US airline single-aisle airline fleet in terms of fuel burn/seat/hour...
Boeing 2019 net orders: -87

Boeing 2019 net orders: -87

After all 2019 has been for Boeing, the year’s orders and deliveries were expected to be at a historic low level. Still, the results presented on January 14 were even more somber. Boeing delivered 380 airliners while net orders including accounting changes ended deep...
MAX wiring issue could snowball

MAX wiring issue could snowball

In the never-ending saga of the Boeing MAX, a new chapter can be added to its tarnished reputation. As the New York Times reported on January 5, the FAA and Boeing have identified a potential ‘catastrophic’ issue with the wiring in the tailplane. A rigorous review of...