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Farnborough International Airshow Deals Show Confidence in Global Trade

20th July 2018: The 2018 Farnborough International Airshow has seen US $192bn in deals, up by $67.5bn on the 2016 Airshow.

More than 1,400 commercial aircraft were ordered at the show valued at $154bn.

More than 1,432 engines were ordered worth $21.96bn. 

Farnborough International Chief Executive, Gareth Rogers, said: “Going into the show, the industry backlog is at a record high, in excess of 14,000 aircraft on the books. The major deals announced this week demonstrate how confident the aerospace industry is and the role of Farnborough as an economic barometer.  

“This show brings the global aerospace world together for an intense but important week. Manufacturers, airlines, financiers, military and government representatives; they’re all here. Six months’ worth of meetings can take place in a week, it’s a highly productive place to be.