Airbus, Boeing, Embraer Post Billions in Orders at Paris Air Show

By Jesse Sokolow on 17 June 2013
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Three major aircraft manufacturers, Airbus, Boeing, and Embraer, announced billions of dollars in orders at the Paris Air Show on Monday.

Emabraer announced that it signed letters of intent with five unidentified airlines for 65 orders of the E-Jets E2, the second generation of Embraer’s E-Jets family.  They include three new aircraft: the E175-E2, the E190-E2, and the E195-E2.

Japan’s Skymark Airlines announced its intent to select the Boeing 737 Max as its next generation single aisle aircraft of choice.  The airline will work with Boeing in the coming months to finalize a firm order.

Qatar Airways announced an agreement for nine Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.  The total value of the order is $2.8 billion.

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) also announced an order for 10 Boeing 787-10X Dreamliners, subject to the 787-10 program launch.  Boeing is said to be planning to launch the aircraft on Tuesday with $30 billion in orders.

Doric Asset Finance, a German leasing company, announced an $8 billion order for 20 Airbus A380 aircraft.  In addition, Lufthansa,confirmed an order for 100 Airbus aircraft worth $10 billion.

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