Daily Archives: July 15, 2014

Boeing announces orders for the 737 MAX, 777-300ER and 787-9

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US Airframer Boeing has announced three orders for it’s aircraft at Farnborough today. The first order was from Air Lease Corporation for 26 aircraft, six 777-300ERs and 20 737 MAX 8s valued at $3.9 billion at list price. The second order was six 777-300ERs for Intrepid Aviation, the companies first direct order with Boeing. The order is valued at $1.9 …

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Airbus crosses 3,000 firm orders on A320neo

MSN 6101. First Airbus A320neo. Photo courtesy Airbus.

Airbus crossed an important milestone for its A320neo single-aisle family, 3,000 orders. With a 110 A320neo aircraft from Japanese controlled lessor SMBC Aviation Capital earlier this morning at the Farnborough air show 2014, the European airframer now has 3,083 A320neo family aircraft on order from 57 different customers which include Indian airlines like IndiGo and AirAsia India. The A320neo family …

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Boeing showcases 787-9 at Farnborough to counter Airbus

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Seen landing after it's display on day one of Farnborough 2014.

US airframer Boeing showcased its new 787-9 Dreamliner as it began an aggressive counter to European rival Airbus ahead of the start of the Farnborough air show 2014. Readers will recall, Boeing delivered the first 787-9 to launch customer Air New Zealand less than a week ago. READ ONLINE: Video of Boeing 787-9 practising flying demonstration for Farnborough air show …

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