Military aircraft woes for Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer

While there has been considerable positive news recently from Airbus and Boeing regarding their passenger-to-freighter conversion programs, the opposite has been the case regarding their production of military transport and tanker aircraft. Brazil-based Embraer is having similar trouble, and all three manufacturers have taken financial hits as a result. Airbus reported strong second-quarter earnings, on […]

Farnborough orders top $100 billion

Lessors and carriers from around the world placed over 900 commercial aircraft orders and commitments at last week’s Farnborough Air Show, with a value (at list prices) of well over US$100 billion . This is well up from the 2012 edition of the Farnborough Show, and comes despite fears by some in the industry that backlogs […]
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