Boeing Going Big at Farnborough International Airshow

Boeing announce deals for Fourteen 777 Freighters for DHL, Four 787 Dreamliners for United Airlines and Five 777 Freighters for Qatar Airways and it didn’t stop there.

Jackson Square Aviation and Boeing unveiled their deal for 30 737 MAXs in a $3.5 billion deal during a signing ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow, in the UK in what is Jackson Square Aviation’s first direct purchase from a jet maker.

Also at Farnborough, Qatar Airways finalised an order for five 777 Freighters with a deal valued at $1.7 billion, after initially announcing the deal back in April. Qatar Airways is one of the world’s top cargo carriers and with this order the airline is set to grow its fleet to more than 20 jets.

United Airlines and Boeing announced UA has expanded its commitment to the 787 Dreamliner program with a repeat order for four more 787-9 airplanes in a deal valued at $1.1 billion. The 787 is the fastest selling twin-aisle airplane in history with nearly 1,400 sold and more than 700 delivered to customers.

The announcements didn’t stop there as TAROM (Romanian Air Transport) the national carrier of Romania, announced they signed an order for five 737 MAX 8 airplanes in a $586 million order.

The growing lessor, Goshawk Aviation, based in Dublin, Ireland, announced an order for 20 737 MAX airplanes. The order, valued at $2.3 billion is the first time the aircraft lessor has purchased directly from Boeing.

Not to be outdone was GOL Airlines, the Brazilian carrier signed an order for 30 737 MAX 10 Airplanes and 15 MAX 8s. The Brazilian airline says the advanced airplanes will help GOL meet its commitment to further enhance operational efficiency by flying a young, modern and safe fleet.

Meanwhile Jet Airways, the Indian carrier placed an order for an additional 75 MAX 8 Airplanes in an order valued at $8.8 billion. Jet Airways is India’s second-largest airline with a fleet of nearly 120 airplanes serving more than 60 destinations in 15 countries across Asia, Europe and North America.

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