Paris Air Show – Deals from Day Three

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All this week, Travel Daily will be offering a round-up of the latest deals from Le Bourget…

Officials with Airbus and Air France-KLM seal the A350 order
Officials with Airbus and Air France-KLM seal the A350 order

Air France-KLM has purchased 25 Airbus A350s. The deal, which is for the standard A350-900 version, marks the airline’s first order for Airbus’ new wide-body aircraft. The deal is worth approximately US$6.9 billion at list prices.

Ryanair has firmed up an order for 175 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The deal, which is worth US$15.6 billion at list prices, is Boeing’s largest ever aircraft order from a European airline. Ryanair currently operates 303 B737-800s.

Singapore Airlines has confirmed an order for 30 Airbus A350s, with options for a further 20. The deal, which was first announced last month, is for the standard Airbus A350-900, but SIA can change the options to the larger A350-1000.

SriLankan Airlines has placed an order for 10 long-range Airbus jets – six A330-300s and four A350-900s. The deal, which is worth approximately US$2.4 billion, will eventually see SriLankan replace its older A340s.

Aircraft leasing company CIT has placed an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, worth more than US$3 billion at list prices. These will add to the company’s existing fleet of 350 aircraft, including 128 Boeing jets.

Oman Air has selected the Boeing 737-900ER
Oman Air has selected the Boeing 737-900ER

Nigeria-based Arik Air has placed a firm order with Bombardier for three CRJ1000 regional jets and four Q400 turboprop aircraft. The deal, which is worth an estimated US$297 million, will see Arik become the first airline in Africa to operate the CRJ1000

Oman Air has placed an order for five Boeing 737-900ER aircraft. The order, which is worth US$473 million at list prices, marks the first time the airline has ordered the longer version of the single-aisle B737-series.

Boeing has received an order for three B737 MAX 8 aircraft from Travel Service Airlines, based in the Czech Republic. The US$301.5 million deal marks the first time an Eastern European airline has ordered the B737 MAX.

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