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    PAS19: Day Four Recap – Airbus Sells 400+ Planes, Overall Orders Decay

PAS19: Day Four Recap – Airbus Sells 400+ Planes, Overall Orders Decay

PARIS – The final day of trading comes to an end at Le Bourget. Airways covered, nonstop, all the press conferences and announcements that took place since early morning on June 17 until today. The 53rd International Paris Air Show (#PAS19) is the world’s largest aviation exhibition. This year’s event

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    PAS19: NAC Boosts A220 Program, Flynas Joins in on XLR Success

PAS19: NAC Boosts A220 Program, Flynas Joins in on XLR Success

PARIS – On the fourth day of the Paris Airshow 2019, Airbus has scored more orders for its recently launched A321XLR, as well as for their A220s. Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for 20 A220s. NAC also signed a large order with ATR during

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    PAS19: Day Three Recap – Airbus Exceeds 200+ A321XLR Orders, Boeing Lags

PAS19: Day Three Recap – Airbus Exceeds 200+ A321XLR Orders, Boeing Lags

Ground Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – The third trading day at the 53rd Paris Air Show in Le Bourget has come to an end. Since Monday, there have been numerous surprises, unexpected orders, and a relatively tranquil air show in terms of massive sales. The first day of the

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    PAS19: Embraer Scores KLM Order For 35 E195-E2 Jets

PAS19: Embraer Scores KLM Order For 35 E195-E2 Jets

MIAMI — Europe’s largest Embraer operator, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, announced an order for 35 E195-E2s, of which 15 are firm orders and 20 purchase rights. Deliveries will start in 2021. This is the first next-generation narrowbody aircraft order from KLM in a few years, as the Dutch airline—along with

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    PAS19: American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs

PAS19: American Airlines Orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs

PARIS – American Airlines has found the replacement for its Boeing 757-200 fleet. Today, the airline placed an order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft. The agreement between the Dallas/Ft. Worth-based carrier and Airbus states that 30 of these A321XLR aircraft are from slots originally assigned to AA’s previous A321neo order.

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    PAS19: Qatar Airways Commits To Five More Boeing 777Fs

PAS19: Qatar Airways Commits To Five More Boeing 777Fs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Qatar Airways has signed a $1.8 billion commitment with Boeing for five more 777 Freighter aircraft. The airline already operates 16 777 Freighters and is using this order to connect Qatari cargo with the world. It is understood that the airline will be replacing

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    PAS19: ASL Airlines Group Commits to 20 Boeing 737-800BCFs

PAS19: ASL Airlines Group Commits to 20 Boeing 737-800BCFs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – ASL Airlines Group has announced a Memorandum of Understanding for up to 20 Boeing 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). This agreement includes 10 firm orders, with 10 purchase rights. The ASL Airlines group is one of Europe’s leading cargo groups, transporting 357,000 metric tonnes

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    PAS19: China Airlines Firms Up Six 777Fs & 25 A321neos

PAS19: China Airlines Firms Up Six 777Fs & 25 A321neos

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – China Airlines has signed a letter of Intent (LOI) for six Boeing 777F Freighters. They have also signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for 11 A321neos, with 14 more aircraft coming from lessor backlogs. This order was placed in May 2019 but has been

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    PAS19: Air Tahiti Order Two ATR 42-600STOL Aircraft

PAS19: Air Tahiti Order Two ATR 42-600STOL Aircraft

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Air Tahiti has ordered two ATR 42-600S aircraft. It is the newest version of the ATR 42-600, and the “S” stands for STOL (Short Take of and Landing) and the new aircraft will allow the Polynesian airline to take off and land or runways

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    PAS19: Indigo Partners Sign Memorandum of Understanding for 50 A321XLRs

PAS19: Indigo Partners Sign Memorandum of Understanding for 50 A321XLRs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Indigo Partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for 50 A321XLR aircraft, which it says it will spread out across their airlines. The MoU is split with a conversation for 18 A320neo Family aircraft and an order for 32 A321XLRs. The order

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    PAS19: Qantas Signs Agreement for 36 A321XLR Aircraft

PAS19: Qantas Signs Agreement for 36 A321XLR Aircraft

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Australian carrier Qantas as announced today that it will be backing Airbus with an agreement for 36 of the newly launched A321XLR. The deal is for a conversation order of 26 existing A320neo Family orders and a new firm order of 10 additional A321XLRs.

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    PAS19: Day Two Caught Cold By Massive 737 MAX Order, Airbus Fights On

PAS19: Day Two Caught Cold By Massive 737 MAX Order, Airbus Fights On

PARIS – Day two of the 53rd International Paris Air Show kicked off in a very busy, tense, and competitive fashion for both Airbus and Boeing. Yesterday, we witnessed a rather lukewarm start to the Paris Air Show. As Boeing continues to cope with the worldwide grounding of its 737

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    PAS19: IAG Wows The Crowd With Order For 200 Boeing 737 MAX

PAS19: IAG Wows The Crowd With Order For 200 Boeing 737 MAX

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – In a whirlwind revelation at the Paris Air Show, the International Airlines Group (IAG) has placed a Letter of Intent for 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The deal is varied between 737 MAX 8 and MAX 10 planes, at a list price of $24

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    PAS19: Delta Air Lines Opts For Five More A220s

PAS19: Delta Air Lines Opts For Five More A220s

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Delta Air Lines has placed an additional order for five Airbus A220-100s at the Paris Air Show this week. With the order book the carrier has already for the aircraft type, it comes to 95, consisting of 45 A220-100s and 50 -300s. The new

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    PAS19: IAG Orders 14 Airbus A321XLRs

PAS19: IAG Orders 14 Airbus A321XLRs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — Airbus continues building sales momentum for its recently launched A321XLR, as International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced an order for 14 units, eight for Spain’s Iberia, and six to Ireland’s Aer Lingus. The order reaffirms Airbus’ relationship with IAG, in which it extends to

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    PAS19: Nordic Aviation Capital Signs Up for 105 ATR Aircraft

PAS19: Nordic Aviation Capital Signs Up for 105 ATR Aircraft

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — ATR Aircraft has secured so far the largest order of the Paris Air Show when leasing firm Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has placed an order for up to 105 aircraft. The order is broken down into a Letter of Intent for 35 ATR-600s, 35

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    PAS19: Embraer Secures More E-Jet Orders, Forecasts 10,550 Jets in 20 Years

PAS19: Embraer Secures More E-Jet Orders, Forecasts 10,550 Jets in 20 Years

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — Embraer has announced two additional orders for its EJet aircraft portfolio during the second day of the Paris Air Show 2019. The Brazilian airframer has also released its market forecast for the next 20 years. Japan’s Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) has placed an order

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    PAS19: Air Lease Corporation Signs for Five Dreamliners

PAS19: Air Lease Corporation Signs for Five Dreamliners

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has continued its shopping spree at the Paris Air Show, with a commitment for extra five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Valued at a list price of $1.5 billion, the order takes Boeing’s logbook for the 787 to well over 1,400 orders.

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    PAS19: AirAsia Goes Bigger, Saudia Commits to A320neos, A321XLRs

PAS19: AirAsia Goes Bigger, Saudia Commits to A320neos, A321XLRs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — Airbus continues scoring orders at the second day of the 53rd Paris Air Show, with the exercise of conversion rights and new orders for its A320 family aircraft. AIR ASIA TO SWAP A320NEOS FOR A321NEOS AirAsia, the world’s largest Airbus A320 family aircraft operator

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    PAS19: Mitsubishi Unveils New SpaceJet Brand

PAS19: Mitsubishi Unveils New SpaceJet Brand

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — Mitsubishi has unveiled the ambitious plan for its Regional Jet program, now rebranded as SpaceJet. The new jetliner is not the latest to come to the market, but also marks the debut of Mitsubishi as a commercial aircraft manufacturer. Previously marketed as the Mitsubishi

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    PAS19: Korean Air Commits To More Dreamliners, Becomes 787-10 Customer

PAS19: Korean Air Commits To More Dreamliners, Becomes 787-10 Customer

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Boeing starts the second day at the Paris Airshow 2019 with a commitment from Korean Air to add 30 additional Dreamliners to the fleet, including 787-10s The order includes 20 Boeing 787-10s and 10 787-9s. Ten of the 787-10s will be leased to Air

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    PAS19: Cebu Pacific Signs MOU for 31 Airbus, 16 A330-900s, 10 A321XLRs, Five A320neos

PAS19: Cebu Pacific Signs MOU for 31 Airbus, 16 A330-900s, 10 A321XLRs, Five A320neos

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – At the Paris Air Show 2019, low-cost Carrier (LCC) Cebu Pacific has placed another order with Airbus. This time, the Philippines-based airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 31 aircraft, including 16 A330-900s, 10 of the recently launched A321XLR and five A320neos.

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    PAS19: Airbus Owns Day One, Boeing Hides Under Its Shadow

PAS19: Airbus Owns Day One, Boeing Hides Under Its Shadow

Article Written by James Field, Daniel Sander and Tomos Howells. Day one at Le Bourget came to an end with a much-predicted sales performance by Airbus and a very slow and depressing act by Boeing. Here’s a quick recap of today’s Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing: Not One Passenger Airplane

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    PAS19: Boeing Forecasts $8.7 Trillion Market Through 2028

PAS19: Boeing Forecasts $8.7 Trillion Market Through 2028

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS — At the opening day of the 2019 Paris Air Show, Boeing unveiled its updated 10- and 20-year market outlook for its commercial, defense, and lifecycle solutions divisions. The North American planemaker, who landed in Paris amid an intense crisis generated by the worldwide grounding

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    PAS19: Middle East Airlines Orders Four Airbus A321XLRs

PAS19: Middle East Airlines Orders Four Airbus A321XLRs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – As expected, the Airbus A321XLR has had continued success just one day into its launch with a second major order announced by Lebanese carrier, Middle East Airlines. The manufacturer confirmed that MEA would be the launch customer for the type with four aircraft, followed

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    PAS19: GECAS Orders 10 Boeing 737-800BCFs

PAS19: GECAS Orders 10 Boeing 737-800BCFs

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Leasing company GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has announced at the Paris Air Show that it has ordered 10 777 Freighters, converting them from purchase rights to firm orders, as well as adding options for 15 Boeing 737-800BCFs. This latest deal indicates three keys

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    PAS19: United Airlines Orders Up to 39 Embraer E175s

PAS19: United Airlines Orders Up to 39 Embraer E175s

Coverage by Chris Sloan PARIS – Embraer has unveiled its first order of the week with United Airlines, under the Express subsidiary for up to 39 E175 aircraft. As a breakdown, the order represents 20 firmed units, with the additional rights for 19 units that can be exercised. At list

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    PAS19: Virgin Atlantic Places Order for 14 A330-900neo Aircraft

PAS19: Virgin Atlantic Places Order for 14 A330-900neo Aircraft

Coverage by Chris Sloan, Written by Tomos Howells PARIS – British Carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced an order for 14 the A330-900 at the Paris air show today. The order is split with the carrier confirming a firm order for eight of the A330neo with an additional six aircraft being

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    PAS19: Airbus Launches The A321XLR: ALC Goes Big with A321neo & A220

PAS19: Airbus Launches The A321XLR: ALC Goes Big with A321neo & A220

Coverage by Chris Sloan, Article Written by James Field & Daniel Sander PARIS – Airbus has launched its latest version of the A321neo family, the A321XLR, which will become the longest ranged, single-aisle jetliner. The A321XLR will complement the existing A321neo family of aircraft, consisting of the A321neo, A321NX and

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    PAS19: Boeing Begins Paris with Product Update: Expresses Sorrow over MAX Issues

PAS19: Boeing Begins Paris with Product Update: Expresses Sorrow over MAX Issues

Coverage by Chris Sloan, Written by James Field PARIS – Boeing began its time at the airshow, not with an order but with a business update. The update itself began with a briefing on the 737MAX, which has been the talk of the town, even before the airshow actually began.

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