Major commercial aircraft orders, the ones that go into the hundreds of planes, are the kind of orders manufacturers like Boeing and Airbus dream of.
They’re the big fish that the planemakers are trying to catch. Securing one deal for hundreds of planes is a huge boost for the winner: an extended backlog, the profit-level of multiple contracts with the work of only one, and that boost of programme credibility that would come with investing billions of dollars. So what are some of the biggest single commercial aircraft orders in recent memory? Let’s find out.
(Source: Simple Flying YouTube channel)