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Airbus and Boeing at a Crossroads

Airbus and Boeing at a Crossroads

This market insight is an addition to Frost & Sullivan’s growing focus on commercial aerospace. It complements the commercial aerospace benchmark, our quarterly review, as well as the commercial aerospace outlook report, while focusing on the main OEMs, namely, Airbus and Boeing. The insight not only discusses both companies’ financial and programme performance at the corporate level but also at the segment level (that is, narrowbody, widebody, and very large aircraft). In addition, Frost & Sullivan’s vision regarding the short-term competition of these 2 firms is also detailed, thereby offering more visibility on this famous duopoly industry.


  • Executive Summary
    • A Highly Competitive Duopoly
  • 2015 Company Profiles—Airbus Group
    • Airbus Group
      • Table Financial Highlights, Global, 2015
  • Outlook of Risks to Airbus to 2025
    • Airbus Indicators
    • Facilities Risks
    • Risks Evolution to 2025
    • Airbus—Strategic Highlights
  • 2015 Company Profiles—Boeing
    • Boeing
      • Table Financial Highlights, Global, 2015
  • Outlook of Risks to Boeing to 2025
    • Boeing Indicators
    • Facilities Risks
    • Risks Evolution to 2025
    • Boeing—Strategic Highlights
  • Airbus versus Boeing Overall Comparison
    • Total Order and Delivery—Airbus versus Boeing
    • Cumulative Delivery—Airbus versus Boeing
    • Cumulative Order—Airbus versus Boeing
    • Airbus versus Boeing—Strategic Highlights
  • Narrowbody Highlights
    • Narrowbody—Airbus versus Boeing
    • Narrowbody—Strategic Highlights
  • Widebody Highlights
    • Widebody—Airbus versus Boeing
    • Widebody—Strategic Highlights
  • Very Large Aircraft—Double-Deck Aircraft Highlights
    • Very Large Aircraft—Airbus versus Boeing
    • Very Large Aircraft—Strategic Highlights

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