Just when you thought the backlog of orders for commercial aircraft could get no larger, a torrent of new deals emerged at Farnborough Airshow.

Orders for a total of 478 firm sales and 38 options for commercial aircraft were announced during the first day of the show, for a total of US$54 billion.

The largest deal was by AirAsia for 100 Airbus A321 neos, worth US$12.44 billion, as he upgrades to larger aircraft. 

By close of the show Tuesday, announced orders and commitments for airliners totaled 478 firm sales, plus a total of 38 options, letters of intent and memoranda of understanding.

  • Air Asia 100 A321neos, list value US$12.44 billion.
  • Air Lease Corporation Six B737 MAX 8s, list value US$660 million.
  • Air Côte d’Ivoire One A320neo valued at US$107.3 million.
  • Arkia Israeli Airlines Four A330-900neos valued at US$1.15 billion, plus LoI for six E195-E2s, plus four purchase rights, total value US$650 million.
  • AWAS 10 A320ceos, list value US$1.06 billion.
  • China Aircraft Leasing 60 ARJ21-700s, list price US$2.3 billion.
  • Donghai Airlines 25 737 MAX 800s valued at US$2.75 billion, plus five Dreamliners valued at US$1.323 billion.
  • Germania Group 25 A320neos, plus 15 options, total value US$2.7 billion.
  • GoAir 72 Airbus A320neos, list price US$7.65 billion.
  • Gulf Air 10 787-9 Dreamliners firm, plus six options, firm order list value US$2.646 billion.
  • Japan Airlines One E190-E1 valued at US$49.75 million.
  • Jetstar Pacific of Vietnam MoU for 10 A320ceos valued at US$980 million.
  • Kalstar Indonesia Five E190-E2s valued at US$275 million, plus rights for five more.
  • Kunming Airlines MoU for 10 737 MAX 7s, list value US$902 million.
  • Nordic Aviation Capital Four E190-E1s valued at US$199 million.
  • Porter Airlines Three Bombardier Q400s valued at US$93 million.
  • Rockton Aviation LoI for 10 MRJ90s valued at US$473 million.
  • Standard Chartered Bank 10 737-800 NGs for unnamed customer, value US$960 million.
  • TUI Group 10 737 MAX 8s, list value US$1.1 billion, plus one 787-900 Dreamliner, list value US$64.6 million.
  • Unnamed Chinese customer 30 737 MAXs and NGs.
  • Virgin Atlantic 12 A350-1000s, list value US$4.2 billion, plus four leased.
  • Volga-Dnepr 20 B747-8 Freighters, list value US$7.58 billion.
  • WOW Air Iceland Four Airbus A321s, list value US$455 million.
  • Xiamen Airlines MoU for 30 737 MAX 200s, list value US$3.39 billion.


Engine Orders

  • Air Lease Corporation CFM LEAP-1Bs for B737 MAXs, value US$150 million.
  • AWAS CFM56-5Bs for A320ceos, value US$320 million.
  • Gulf Air RR Trent 1000s for B787-9s, value US$900 million.
  • TUI CFM International LEAP-1Bs for B737 MAXs, value US$200 million.