Another good day for aircraft producers Boeing, Airbus and Embraer, during the first 2 days they have signed new aircraft orders for a massive USD 95.5 billion.
The airshow goes on and day 2 ended with record sales for Boeing and Airbus
Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group, the world’s largest carrier of outsized cargo placed an order for 29 Boeing 777 freighters and five Boeing 747-8 freighers, valued to USD 11.8 billion.
Aviation Capital announced an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircrafts, valued to USD 2.34 billion.
Air Lease placed orders for 20 Boeing 737 MAX 8’s with option for another 55 of the type and three Boeing 787-9s, valued to USD 9.6 billion.
U.S start-up airline codenamed Moxy with David Neeleman, the Jet Blue founder and owner of Brazilian Azul Airlines in the lead of several undisclosed investors, signed a provisional deal for 60 Airbus A220-300 aircrafts.
Airbus also announced it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an undisclosed customer for 100 Airbus A320neo family aircrafts.
Airbus added-up with another undisclosed customer that had signed an order for eight Airbus A350-900s, valued to USD 2.5 billion.
Brazilian aircraft producer Embraer signed giant deals for regional jets
Azul Airlines signed a letter of intent (LOI) for 21 E195-E2’s.
U.S based Republic Airways signed a letter of intent (LOI) for 100 E175s with option for 100 more of the type.
Kuwait based Wataniya Airways signed a letter of intent (LOI) for 10 E195-E2s and option for 10 more of the type.
Total value for Embraer is estimated to USD 15 billion
It’s worth to note that the above price values are the aircraft makers list prices and usually the customers get 40-60 percent discount, depending on order size and customer profile. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Letter of Intent (LOI) deals normally does not include price values. During the 2 first days of the Farnborough Airshow total sales including aircrafts and spare parts amounts to USD 98 billion. This is USD 23 billion up on the first two days of the Farnborough Airshow 2016.