NEO vs MAX – an update

NEO vs MAX – an update

We have previously demonstrated that the economic differences between the CFM LEAP and Pratt &Whitney GTF are very close. For an airline or lessor to select between the two (on the Airbus) has to be tough and probably drives both engine OEMs to make very sharp...
Single-Aisle Engine Market Share

Single-Aisle Engine Market Share

Last week’s P&W presentation saw several media questions about market share.  This is a reminder that not only is this interesting, but perhaps there’s a nugget or two in the data. Let’s start with the score through 3Q21. These are engines on...
Net Zero and 2050

Net Zero and 2050

Having just returned from the Dubai airshow, we have a revised view on commercial aviation sustainability and the focus on “Net Zero” by 2050.   Let’s sum up – fuhgeddaboudit.  If you have any appreciation of what it takes to innovate and then get that innovation past...