By Alex Derber
(c) Airfinance Journal
July 18, 2022: A sweltering first day at the 2022 Farnborough air show produced only a trickle of orders, with much of what was announced having been extensively trailed in recent weeks.
– All Nippon Airways formalised a firm order for 20 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft plus 10 options. The Japanese carrier was also revealed as the customer behind an order for two 777-8 Freighters, which was previously unidentified on Boeing’s website. ANA had converted an order for two 777-9 passenger aircraft to the -8 freighter.
– Delta Air Lines confirmed an order for 100 Boeing 737 Max 10 narrowbodies, signing also for 30 options for the largest member of the Max family.
– Delta Air Lines ordered CFM International LEAP-1B engines to power the above order for 100 737 Max 10 aircraft. The engine order includes additional spare engines and an option to purchase up to 60 additional engines.
– Lufthansa Group ordered 14 General Electric GE9X and four GE90 engines to power its fleet Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft. The group recently announced the purchase of GE9X-powered 777-8 Freighters and GE90-powered 777 Freighters to upgrade its cargo fleet.