Boeing Back in the News and 737-800 ‘Under Surveillance’

Following the events involving China Eastern Airlines Flight MU5735, which belonged to the Boeing 737 fleet, VesselsValue have used their aircraft specific database to delve into the fleet’s history, current status, ownership and utilisation. It has been a few months since China allowed the Boeing 737 MAX to continue commercial flights, however its elder sibling, …

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Production Rates in a Pandemic

Using our VesselsValue data, we review how OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) have managed aircraft production during the Covid-19 pandemic, specifically looking at Widebody and Narrowbody Passenger aircraft. Production rates are based on the number of aircraft delivered. Historically, when comparing the percentage of total by OEM, Airbus and Boeing have the majority share with between …

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Has Covid-19 been detrimental to the Widebody fleet?

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on travel, with flying being perhaps the most limited form for the past 2 years. Despite global travel slowly resuming and getting back to some form of normality, the impact of Covid-19 on the Aviation industry and specific types of aircraft is a slow recovery process. In this article, …

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