Farnborough International Air Show News

Farnborough 2016: Air Europa places 20 737 MAX 8 order

Farnborough 2016: Air Europa places 20 737 MAX 8 order

Boeing and Air Europa has announced an order for 20 737 MAX 8s at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. “The 737 MAX will complement Air Europa’s growing fleet and is the perfect aircraft for our short-haul operations across Europe to feed our long-haul network from hubs in Madrid and Palma,” said Juan José Hidalgo, president, Globalia, the parent company of Air Europa.

Farnborough 2016: EgyptAir signs $900m Boeing deal

Farnborough 2016: EgyptAir signs $900m Boeing deal

Boeing and EgyptAir announced an order today for nine Next-Generation 737-800s at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. The deal is valued at $864 million at current list prices, with eight of the airplanes to be financed by Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The announcement coincides with 50 years of partnership between Boeing and the airline that began with an order for a 707 in 1966.

Farnborough International Airshow beats sales records

Farnborough International Airshow beats sales records

By the close of the exhibition, air show organisers, Farnborough International, have confirmed the total sum of orders and commitments at the Farnborough International Airshow has reached US$201 billion, beating all previous records set for the show. The figure represents an extremely positive note for the global aerospace industry.

AerCap signs up for 50 A320neo aircraft at Farnborough

AerCap signs up for 50 A320neo aircraft at Farnborough

15th Jul 2014 Airline News

AerCap, the industry leading lessor headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has firmed up an order for 50 additional A320neo Family aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014. The contract, AerCap’s first major aircraft order following the acquisition of ILFC earlier this year, was signed by Philip Scruggs, AerCap president and Fabrice Brégier, Airbus president.

Airbus launches A330-800neo and A330-900neo at Farnborough

Airbus launches A330-800neo and A330-900neo at Farnborough

15th Jul 2014 Airline News

Following a decision by the board of directors of the Group, Airbus has launched the A330-800neo and A330-900neo, two new members of its Widebody Family, which will incorporate latest generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, aerodynamic enhancements and new cabin features. Benefitting from the unbeatable economics, versatility and high reliability of the A330, the A330neo reduces fuel consumption by 14 per seat, making it the most cost efficient, medium range Widebody aircraft on the market.

Record figures for Farnborough Air Show 2014

Record figures for Farnborough Air Show 2014

As the Red Arrows flew past to open the show, the Farnborough International Airshow got off to a confident start with prime minister, David Cameron, making a significant announcement and orders and commitments totalling approximately US$41.9 billion – over three times that announced on the first day of 2012. In what can only be described as the event’s biggest in a number of years, the prospects for the rest of the week are looking extremely positive

Monarch Airlines links with Boeing for fleet modernisation at Farnborough

Monarch Airlines links with Boeing for fleet modernisation at Farnborough

15th Jul 2014 Airline News

Boeing and Monarch Airlines today announced that the two companies are finalising terms and working towards a Purchase Agreement for 30 737 MAX 8s, marking the start of a fleet transition for Monarch to Boeing single-aisle airplanes. The order, valued at $3.1 billion at current list prices, will be posted to the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website complete.