Did Paris Airshow 2019 meet industry’s expectations?

Daily Newsletter | June 24, 2019
Russia’s Transport Ministry states that the flight ban on two airlines – national carrier Georgian Airways and MyWay Airlines – will be lifted once they can guarantee safety, undergo an audit approved by Russian officials, and fully repay the overdue debt to Russia’s State ATM Corporation for air navigation services.
News on regional aircraft deals may have been overshadowed by the big stories coming in from Airbus and Boeing at this year’s Paris Airshow, but regional plane makers definitely did not leave empty handed. ATR secured a 100+ deal with lessor NAC and Embraer boosted its E-Jet business with 78 new orders, including a $1.9 billion contract with United Airlines.
The Paris Air Show 2019 reigned the headlines all throughout last week, June 17-23, with big deals, new aircraft unveilings and innovation in autonomous and electric flight taking the center stage at the event. But expectations coming into the show had been low for the world’s two largest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing. Was it all negative in the end?
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Half a day after the opening of the Paris Air Show, Airbus already accumulates three orders for its aircraft, including the launch customer for its newly-launched A321XLR, the long-range version of its best-selling A321neo.
On June 18, IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAXs, but Airbus does not intend to let this deal progress any further without putting up a fight.
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