Key Points: Boeing addresses MCAS system providing multiple enhanced protectionMCAS will now only be activated if both sensors agreeAdditional improvements made to the 737 MAX Orders placed for the 737 MAX and over 4,000 deliveries to be made Following the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX in 2019, Boeing have performed a number of enhancements to the 737 MAX … [Read more...] about The Boeing 737 MAX: What’s changed?
Key Points: Boeing has only twelve of its 747 jets left to buildThe end of the 'Jumbo Jet' production lineUnited States is due to replace its current 747 Presidential flight ‘Air Force One’Atlas Air will receive the last 747 off the production line As of the mid of April, 2021, Boeing has officially one dozen, 747 aircraft left to build. The 747 production line is … [Read more...] about The Boeing 747: Only 12 orders left.
Key Points: Boeing begins to emerge from the global pandemic as signs of a recovery emergeBoeing logged orders for 82 new aircraft in February and had 51 cancellations777 Partners signed an agreement to add x24, 737-8s For the first time since November 2019 Boeing monthly sales have outpaced cancelled orders. That is substantiated through sales of x18, 737 MAX … [Read more...] about Boeing monthly aircraft orders outpace cancellations for first time since 2019
Airbus reported its full-year results (FY) 2020 on the 18 February 2021, 09.15 am, (Paris Time). Key Points: Net commercial aircraft orders totaled 268 (2019: 768 aircraft)Airbus suffered a full-year net loss of 1.13 billion euros ($1.36 billion).Airbus turned a profit in its fourth quarter showing signs of a reversalOrder backlog comprising 7,184 commercial aircraft (as … [Read more...] about Airbus full-year results (FY) 2020: Airbus Cautious on 2021
Key Points: Airbus appears to be pulling ahead of Boeing in the single- aisle jet raceThe Airbus A321neo the leading the single-isle capacity aircraft3,000 A321neo orders vs. 450 orders for the 737 Max 10Tariffs not helping Boeing in European markets Boeing 737 MAX narrow-body jets will likely lead the airframer out of the Covid-19 induced suppressed demand for … [Read more...] about Time for Boeing to launch a larger single-aisle jet?