Airbus SAS is poised to win a $5 billion order as Aeroenlaces Nacionales SA, the Mexican airline known as VivaAerobus, expands and upgrades its fleet of aging Boeing Co. 737s, people familiar with the plan said.
Boeing Co.’s newest jumbo jet, the 747-8 that had its entry into service delayed this week, encountered another setback when Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Inc. canceled orders for three of the freighters.
Boeing Co. lost an order of five 747-8 jumbo-jet freighters with a value of $1.76 billion less than a month after cutting production of the plane because of flagging demand for its biggest, most-expensive model.
Boeing Co.’s new 747-8 jumbo jet will enter service in mid-October, a month later than planned, after initial customer Cargolux International SA resolved a fuel-burn dispute with engine-maker General Electric Co.
Boeing Co. is poised to sell 60 of its 737 Max aircraft to TUI Travel Plc in a deal valued at $6.1 billion amid rising demand for the new, fuel-efficient variant of the world’s most widely flown jetliner.