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Farnborough: Mitsubishi MRJ Development on Track After First European Order

LONDON — Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MAC) provided a wide-ranging briefing about the state of its MRJ regional jet program at the Farnborough Airshow Tuesday, a day after it announced its first deal of the airshow. On Monday, the Nagoya-based aircraft manufacturer announced an order for 10 MRJ90s (with 10 purchase options) from Rockton Aviation, an […]

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Farnborough: Boeing Touts Advantages of Current Product Lineup; Clarifies MOM Status

LONDON — Boeing provided a wide ranging update on its lineup of commercial aircraft Tuesday at the Farnborough Airshow. In a briefing entitled “Development in Execution,” Mike Delaney, Boeing’s VP and GM of Airplane Development, clarified the company’s current mindset on topics ranging from a plane to address the so-called Middle of the Market (MoM) to a […]

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Farnborough: AirAsia Places Massive Order for 100 Airbus A321neo Aircraft

LONDON — AirAsia placed a firm order for 100 Airbus A321neo aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow Tuesday, increasing its order book of Airbus A320 family aircraft (both ceo and neo) to 441. The A321neo is expected to seat upwards of 230 passengers in AirAsia’s notorious high density configuration with deliveries of the type commencing before […]

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Farnborough: Airbus to Launch A380 Booking Search Engine

LONDON — Airbus will launch a new online travel search engine this week, allowing passengers to search and book flights on the A380. The idea is to capitalize on and highlight the passenger experience benefits of booking flights on Airbus’ superjumbo, which are often configured with premium seating configurations and feature unique passenger experience features […]

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Farnborough: Germania Flips From Boeing to Airbus With Order For 25 A320neos

LONDON — Germania Group announced a firm order for 25 Airbus A320neos Tuesday at the Farnborough Airshow, a deal worth $2.7 billion at list prices ($1.2-1.7 billion applying standard discounts off of list price). The Berlin based low cost carrier (LCC) will take delivery of the airplanes beginning in 2020, and all of the ordered […]

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Farnborough: Airbus Sees Demand for 33,070 New Aircraft Over Next 20 Years

LONDON — Airbus released its 2016 Global Market Forecast (GMF) earlier today at the Farnborough Airshow, projecting demand for 33,070 new aircraft over the next 20 years representing $5 trillion in cumulative market value. That figure was about 14% less than the demand for 37,240 new airplanes projected by Boeing after netting out the 2,380 […]

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Farnborough: Virgin Atlantic to Order 12 Airbus A350-1000

LONDON — Virgin Atlantic has placed a long rumored order for 12 Airbus A350-1000, becoming the 11th customer for Airbus’ largest A350XWB variant. The order, valued at $4.4 billion at list prices (and anywhere from $2.3-$2.6 billion applying standard discounts), includes eight new firm orders for the type and four new aircraft on long-term leases […]

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Farnborough: Embraer Showcases the E190-E2 for the First Time

LONDON — The first Embraer E190-E2 is making its first public appearance this week at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show. The new generation of regional jets arrived to the U.K. after a 12 hour and 40 minute flight from São José dos Campos in Brazil, with technical stops in Recife and Cape Verde for refueling. “The […]

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Farnborough: The Boeing 737 MAX Debuts at FIA16

LONDON — The Boeing 737 MAX 8 has debuted at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show, in its first public presentation since its maiden flight on January 29, 2016. The aircraft (N8794Q • MSN 36988 • LN 5788) is the 7th 737 MAX built and the 4th in the flight test campaign. The airliner has been […]

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