Embraer scores on Day 2 of Farnborough Air Show

Brazilian airframes Embraer has secured a raft of orders on day two of the Farnborough Airshow.

Embraer was showing off the latest variation of their regional jet, the E2 versions of the E-Jet range at the show in a specially liveried shark airliner which put on a stunning display over the hampshire skies.

One of the biggest orders of the day came from Republic Airways who signed a letter of intent for up to 200 of the E-Jets.

Other orders came from Helvetic Airlines, Wataniya Airlines and Mauritania airlines.

Day two also went well for Boeing who signed an order with GECAS for 35 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters along with 20 Boeing 737 Max 8’s for Aviation Capital Group.

Orders for aircraft are currently sat at $95.5bn, which is $23bn up on the first two days of the 2016 Farnborough Airshow.


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