Subject to shareholder approval, easyJet has identified a future need for 100 Airbus A320neo aircraft. These will be preceded by 35 Airbus A320ceo aircraft equipped with Sharklets. Of the 135 aircraft, 85 will be for replacement, according to Airbus.

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Customer launch commitments for the Boeing 787-10 include Air Lease Corporation, with 30 aircraft; GE Capital Aviation Services, with 10; International Airlines Group/British Airways, with 12 subject to shareholder approval; Singapore Airlines, with 30; and United Airlines, with 20.

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Air New Zealand has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 equipped with fuel-saving Sharklets, at a ceremony during the 50th Le Bourget Paris Air Show.

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According to Boeing, the two aircraft on firm order give Qatar Airways a Boeing 777 firm-order backlog of nine aircraft. When the airline signs a firm order for the additional seven 777-300ERs to which it committed on June 17 at the Paris Air Show 2013, the backlog will rise to 16 777s, increasing Qatar Airways’ 777 fleet eventually to 51 aircraft.

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With this latest order, ILFC increases its total firm A320neo-family order tally to 150 jets.

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Heading the list of customers is the United States’ SkyWest Inc., the largest regional-airline company in the world, which signed a firm order for 100 Embraer 175-E2s and took purchase rights on another 100, bringing its total potential order to 200 aircraft. SkyWest becomes the launch customer for the Embraer 175-E2.

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GE Capital Aviation Services), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, has announced at the 2013 Paris Air Show a commitment to order 10 Boeing 787-10X Dreamliners equipped with GEnx engines, subject to Boeing launching the 787-10 program.

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Bombardier Aerospace has disclosed at the Paris Air Show that a previously announced firm order for 10 CS100 jets was placed by Odyssey Airlines, a new airline that intends to operate from London City Airport.

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Tokyo-based Skymark Airlines has announced its intent to select the Boeing 737 MAX as its next single-aisle aircraft type, making it Japan’s first airline to do so. Skymark Airlines’ announcement came on the first day of the Paris Air Show 2013.

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With this investment, Doric will offer a tailored A380 leasing solution and will make the aircraft accessible to both new and existing A380 operators around the world who prefer to opt for the flexibility of an operating lease.

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Weather conditions permitting, the first flight-test Airbus A350 XWB will take off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport at around 10:00 am local time on June 14, according to Airbus.

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