Farnborough airshow day 3, a slow day for new orders

After 2 days with more than USD 98 billion of new aircraft and services contracts, it slowed down on day 3.

Boeing orders of the day

The Vietnam based VietJet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 100 Boeing 737 MAX’s, 80 of them being MAX 10s and the remaining 20 MAX 8s, total value is USD 12.7 billion.
VietJet CEO Madam Nguen Thi Puong Thao said: “We are excited to introduce Boeing’s newest 737 MAX 10 and 8 into our rapid growing fleet and these new airplanes will fit perfectly into our growth strategy. The new aircrafts will provide the efficiency and range for VietJet to expand its route network and offer more international destinations”.

Boeing also unveiled four orders of total 93 Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts to undisclosed customers, valued to USD 11 billion.

Airbus orders of the day

Mexican Viva Aerobus confirmed it had ordered up to 25 Airbus A321neos as well as upconverting 16 Airbus A320neos for A321neos orders.
Gian Carlo Nucci, Viva Aerobus CEO said: “Our decision to introduce the A321neo to our fleet reflects our long-term commitment to cost reduction, innovation, operation, environmental efficiency and enhancing our passenger experience”.

Uganda National Airlines announced a MoU for 2 Airbus A330-800neo aircraft.

easyJet celebrated the delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, being the 308th Airbus aircraft in the easyJet fleet.

ATR orders of the day

Japanese airline Hokkaido Air System signed a MoU for two ATR 42-600 aircraft with option of one more unit of the type.
Columbian airline EasyFly signed a MoU for five ATR-600 series aircraft

Bombardiers orders of the day

Uganda National Airlines signed an order for four CRJ900s, valued at USD 190 million.

Keep in mind the estimated values of new aircraft orders are based on list prices, but normally the aircraft producers offer 40 to 60 percent discount, depending on order size and customer profile.


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