Day one of the 2014 Farnborough Airshow has again seen a flood of orders and commitments for commercial airliners from the world’s airlines.
- IAG, the parent company of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia has ordered 20 Airbus A320neo airliners, converting options it was holding from a previous order.
- Lessor Air Lease Corporation has ordered 60 Airbus A321neos.
- Dutch lessor AerCap has firmed up an order for 50 Airbus A320neo Family airliners, taking its total A320neo Family backlog to 200.
- Lessor Air Lease Corporation has become the launch customer for the new Airbus A330neo, signing a memorandum of understanding for 25 A330-900neos.
- Regional lessor Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) has ordered 25 ATR 42-500s and has taken options on 50 additional aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2020.
- China’s Okay Airways has ordered four Boeing 737-800s and six Boeing 737 MAXs, and has converted a previous order for five 737-800s to 737-900ERs.
- Lessor Avolon has signed a commitment for five Boeing 737 MAX9 airliners which is yet to be finalised.
- Monarch Airlines has signed an agreement to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, the terms of which are yet to be finalised.
- Lessor Avolon has signed a commitment for six Boeing 787-9s but is yet to finalise the terms or the purchase.
- Eastern Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding for 20 Mitsubishi MRJ90 regional jets for its Caribbean network based out of Miami.
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