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Paris Air Show order tracker
June 21, 2017 -- Boeing continued the momentum for its new 737 Max 10 single-aisle jet, while Airbus, ATR, Bombardier and Embraer also announced more deals with total orders valued at $55.5 billion.
Boeing landed a string of new deals for its 737 Max and 787 Dreamliner aircraft at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday, bringing orders and options to 696 planes worth $41 billion, though customers routinely negotiate discounts.
Airbus also won lucrative promises for 122 of its A320neo family worth $10.5bn.
Canada’s Bombardier Inc. announced that it had secured a letter of intent from India’s Spicejet for 50 Q400 turboprop aircraft worth up to $1.7bn. The order comes a day after the Montreal-based company signed deals with Philippine Airlines for seven Q400s and Ethiopian Airlines for five Q400s, bringing its two-day sales to $2.1bn.
Brazilian planemaker Embraer booked orders for 48 planes in deals totalling about $1.6bn, including orders for 20 of its new fly-by-wire E195-E2 airliners, worth $1.3bn.
France’s ATR only recorded one order on Tuesday with Air Senegal, the new Senegalese national airline, signing a firm contract for two ATR 72-600s worth $56 million. It brings ATR’s order book to 15 aircraft worth around $300m.
Embraer’s Eagle: Embraer’s E195-E2 aircraft type has been named “The Profit Hunter” and carries the face of an eagle. Designed by an artist working in Embraer’s paint shop, the decal was spray painted over 20 nights, from midnight to dawn.
Watch Embraer’s video of the paintwork here