The massive momentum of commercial orders built up in the first two days of the Farnborough Airshow has begun to wind down, with just a comparative trickle of orders announced on day three.
- Air Mauritius has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy four Airbus A350-900s. The airline says the aircraft will be seen on Australian routes.
- Myanma Airways has signed a deal for six ATR 72-600s and has taken options on an additional six ATR 72-600s.
- Lessor Air lease Corporation (ALC) has ordered seven ATR 72-600s.
- China’s Hainan Airlines and Boeing have announced they are currently finalising terms for a purchase agreement for 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s
- Algeria’s Air Algerie has ordered two Boeing 737-700Cs (Convertible).
- Qatar Airways has finalised a commitment it made at last year’s Dubai Airshow for 50 Boeing 777-9Xs, and has taken purchase rights on an additional 50 Boeing 777-9Xs.
- Qatar Airways has announced an intention to buy four Boeing 777F Freighters and to take options on four additional Boeing 777Fs.
- Lessor MG Aviation Limited has finalised an order to purchase two Boeing 787-9s.
- Bombardier has announced a “conditional order” for seven Bombardier CS300s and six CS300 purchase rights from an undisclosed “existing” customer.
- Bombardier has announced a Letter of Intent (LoI) has been signed by an undisclosed African customer to purchase five Bombardier CSeries airliners.
- Thailand’s Nok Air has converted purchase rights it was holding for two Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops into firm orders.