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Embraer announces huge orders for E-jets #FIA18

Embraer has announced a number of orders for the E-jet family. The airframer had announced one of the first orders of the show with a 25 aircraft order for United. Mauritania Airlines African carrier Mauritania Airlines has placed a firm order for two E175 jets. The order value is USD 93.8 million at current list prices. Raul Villaron, Vice President, …

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Air Lease Corporation order 78 Boeing aircraft #FIA18

Leasing company Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced on day two of the 2018 Farnborough Airshow orders and commitments for 75 737 MAX 8s and three 787-9 Dreamliners. The order is valued at $9.6 billion at current list prices. The three 787-9s and the first 20 737 MAX airplanes of the order are firm purchases. The subsequent 55 737 MAX …

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Boeing announces major order for 777 and 747 freighters from Volga-Dnepr #FIA18

Boeing started the second day at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow by announcing an order for five 747-8 freighters and 29 777 freighters from Volga-Dnepr. The order is valued at list prices of $11.8 billion which comprises of $2 billion for the 747-8s and $9.8 billion for the 777s. The company also announced agreements to optimize the cargo operators airplane fleet …

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Airbus signs A350 orders from Sichuan Airlines and STARLUX Airlines #FIA18

European airframer Airbus has announced A350 orders for 10 aircraft from Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines and 17 aircraft from startup Taiwanese carrier STARLUX Airlines. The Sichuan Airlines order is for 10 Airbus A350-900’s worth $3.1 billion at list prices. The aircraft will be used to operate fights from the airline’s base in Chengdu to North America and Europe. STARLUX Airlines …

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GOL Airlines places order for 15 737 MAX 8, coverts 30 orders to MAX 10 #FIA18

The MAX 8 is sporting the 100 years of Boeing Decal.

Brazilian carrier GOL Airlines announced an order for an additional 15 737 MAX 8s. The carrier has also converted 30 current MAX orders to the 737 MAX 10. With this order, GOL has ordered 135 737 MAXs. The airline took delivery of it’s first 737 MAX last month. Paulo Kakinoff, Chief Executive Officer, GOL “This new order aligns with our …

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Jackson Square Aviation becomes 100th customer of 737 MAX #FIA18

Boeing 737 MAX 8 N8704Q.

Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) announced the leasing company has ordered 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes in its first direct purchase from a jet maker. The order is worth $3.5 billion at current list prices. Since its founding in 2010, San Francisco-based Jackson Square Aviation has grown by buying new technology airplanes from airlines globally through sale-leaseback financing and pre-delivery payment …

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Goshawk Aviation orders 20 A320neos and 20 737 MAX #FIA18

Goshawk Aviation Limited, a 50/50 joint venture between Hong Kong-based conglomerate NWS Holdings Limited and Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited has placed a firm order for 20 Airbus A320neo and 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The company is based in Dublin, Ireland, and has an owned, managed and committed fleet of over 220 aircraft. The Airbus A320neo order is worth …

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United orders four Boeing 787-9s #FIA18

United Airlines Boeing 787 N29907. Photo copyright Vedant Agarwal.

Boeing and United Airlines have announced an order for four more 787-9 airplanes. The order valued at about $1.1 billion as per current list prices, was finalized this year and was listed as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The 787-9 is the longest-range Dreamliner with the ability to fly up to 7,635 nautical miles (14,140 kilometers). United carriers …

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United Airlines orders 25 Embraer E175s #FIA18

United Airlines has signed an order for 25 E175 jets in a 70-seat configuration at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow. The order is worth $1.1 billion, based on current list prices. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter of 2019. Charlie Hillis, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, North America, Embraer Commercial Aviation “We are thrilled that United is adding another 25 …

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Boeing announces 777 freighter orders from DHL and Qatar #FIA18

American airframer Boeing kicked off the first day of the 2018 Farnborough airshow with orders for the 777 frighter from DHL and Qatar Airways. DHL has placed an order for 14 Boeing 777 Freighters and purchase rights for 7 additional freighters. The list price of the order is $4.7 billion. A portion of the order was previously unidentified on Boeing’s …

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Ruili Airlines finalizes order for Boeing 787-9’s

Boeing CEO Ray Conner and Ruili Airlines Chairman Ma Zhanwei hold up the commemorative purchase certificate.

Yunnan based chinese carrier Ruili Airlines announced today at the third day of the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow the finalization of an order for six 787-9 Dreamliners. The order which is valued at $1.59 billion at current list prices, is the first widebody order for the Yunnan-based carrier. Ruili airlines began operations in February 2014 and currenty operates a fleet …

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Boeing announces orders for 737, 787 and 747-8 on day 2 #FAS16

On day two of the 2016 Farnborough airshow, Boeing has announced orders for the 747-8, 787-9 and the 737 family. TUI Group finalized an order for 10 737 MAX 8s, one 787-9 Dreamliner and an option on an additional 787-9. The order is valued at $1.4 billion at current list prices Air Lease Corporation announced an order for six 737 …

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Qatar Airways to buy 10% stake in LATAM

Qatar chief executive Akbar Al Bakar and LATAM CEO Enrique Cueto after announcing the investment.

Qatar Airways has announced on the second day of the Farnborough airshow that it will acquire a 10% stake in LATAM airlines group. The airline will invest $618 million in the Latin carrier, according to Qatar chief executive His Excellency Akbar Al Bakar. He further said this investment is further proof of the airline’s commitment to oneWorld. LATAM is the …

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Boeing announces orders for the 737 MAX and 787-9

On day one of the Farnborough airshow, Boeing has announced orders for the 737 MAX and 787 families. Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase of up to 30 737 MAX 200 airplanes, valued at up to $3.39 billion at current list prices. The airline which already has orders for the MAX plans to use the MAX …

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Boeing, Norwegian agree to record GoldCare coverage

Boeing announced at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow that Norwegian has committed to GoldCare coverage for its 737 MAX fleet and expanded coverage for the airline’s entire 787 Dreamliner fleet. The new services agreements represent the largest commercial services order in Boeing history. The agreement is valued at around 3 billion USD. With the GoldCare service, Boeing delivers the operational …

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Through the lens: Onboard Qatar Airways’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Picking up where we left off last week, we continue on our tour of the Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 DreamLiner. The aircraft I got up close with was A7-BCM, a brand new Dreamliner built in February of this year at Boeing’s Charleston plant in South Carolina. The aircraft is powered by two ultra silent General Electric GEnx-1B engines. Qatar has …

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Farnborough air show 2014 kicks off. Inside the Boeing 787-9.

The 2014 of the Farnborough air show kicks off later today with all the big names in aviation showcasing the best they have to offer. The Bangalore Aviation team were at the show today and will kick off our show coverage with these pre-show pictures. We were also invited onto the first Boeing 787-9 made (ZB001), the airplane is in …

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Boeing commences wind tunnel testing of 777X

Boeing has commenced low-speed wind tunnel tests for its 777X aircraft. Testing is being performed on a 5% scale model of the baseline 777X, measuring about 4.22 meters (166 inches) long with a wing span of 3.92 meters (154 inches). Hundreds of sensors are embedded in the model to measure pressure to determine the in-flight loads as well as provide …

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Photo: US Navy Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet NJ135 of VFA-122 turning, burning, condensing at Farnborough

Shot at the limit of 400mm, Boeing Super Hornet NJ135 belonging to the US Navy Strike Fighter Squadron 122 (VFA-122), The Flying Eagles, pulls high G’s away from the admiring crowd, including me. Condensation, afterburners burning bright orange, and their massive heat obscuring part of the aircraft, this photo has it all. Incidentally, NJ135 also performed at Aero India last …

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Farnborough air show 2012 images: Eurofighter Typhoon condensates and Qatar Airways Boeing 787 glows

Couple of more interesting images from the 2012 edition of the Farnborough International air show. The Eurofighter Typhoon makes a full afterburner turn pulling extreme G’s and causing condensation around the aircraft. The second last fighter of Block 10 production and a tail number EH, BS094 is build no.1355 serial no. ZK333 of the 6th squadron. First flight on 12/Jan/2012, …

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