afgeneral wrote:Dutchy wrote:BravoOne wrote:Some internal unauthorized talking heads are putting this at 15 Billion. BTW, Boeing is pretty much a self insured model.
15 bn?! Hopefully not......
That would be the most extreme case, but even then.
That's not the most extreme case, maybe a slightly pessimistic case assuming the MAX resumes flying later this year.
The most extreme case would be they have to scrap undelivered aircraft, buy back all MAXs already delivered and scrap them as well, cancel the order book and be left with the NG to compete with the NEO for 5-8 years so they can design a new narrowbody.
So how much would the tally be than in the most extreme case? 30bn for the a/c, 5bn invested in the program, and 10million for the next 5.500 a/c on order to convert them to NG, so another 30bn? Plus 5bn in other expenses. So 70bn in all. You are right, that is way more expensive, unthinkable even.
I thought 1 bn a month was quite a lot, but that tally is creeping up I guess, if Boeing people starting to talk about 15bn, if true of course, which is hard to varify.