Farnborough Airshow 2018: Day one in numbers

Pauline Gross
July 17, 2018

Airbus has however experienced delivery problems with its new fuel-efficient A320neo jets, and has also faced challenges with the A380 superjumbo - the world's largest civilian airliner - and its over-budget military transporter A400M. Jackson Square Aviation, the aircraft financier that Bright leads, announced an order for 30 of the Max, Boeing's latest 737 model. "It has to be done in a way that is good enough so that when we do take commitments from customers, we can then deliver", Faury said in an interview with Bloomberg Television at the Farnborough air show.

Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said on Sunday the performance of global supply chains was always under watch.

Boeing, which calls itself America's biggest exporter, delivered more than one out of every four jetliners it made past year to customers in China, one of the world's fast-growing aircraft markets.

"Even if it sneaks a little bit north of 50,000 thrust, we would still consider it to be in the spirit of the JV", he said. JetSuiteX, the sibling company to JetSuite, offers semi-private scheduled air service on the US West Coast and beyond offering its customers a very unique and high quality product offering. It's also yet to be determined how many variants of the NMA there'll be and what range of propulsion will be required, he said.

Airbus and Boe-ing, The world's largest aircraft makers, secured deals worth $15 billion as they announced a series of purchase order agreements.

^ Qatar Airways finalized an order with Boeing for five 777 freighters. The order is worth nearly $5 billion.

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The delivery of DHL's first four planes is expected to be completed in 2019.The German logistics company said the 14 jets reflect a gradual replacement of older planes, and noted it has operated 777 Freighers for almost a decade and considers it "superior in all aspects of operation".

At current a current list price of $339.2 million per copy, the DHL deal is valued at around $5.1 billion and includes options on seven additional planes. Sichuan Airlines Corp. will purchase 10 of the widebody planes.

Still, blockbuster orders are brewing, like a potential US$23 billion deal Airbus is discussing, according to people familiar with the matter, with Malaysia's AirAsia.

Gerry Laderman, United's Senior Vice President of Finance and Acting Chief Financial Officer said: "These aircraft will be a terrific addition to our fleet, and we are excited to begin taking delivery of the aircraft early next year." about the Embraer deal. Asian buyers like Jet and Taiwanese startup StarLux Airlines led yesterday's action.

Boeing saw a small increase in demand in the cargo market, a barometer of trade and business confidence, forecasting 980 new freighters from a projected 920 a year ago, fueled by the growth of e-commerce, particularly in China.

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