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The 51st edition of the Paris Air Show opened Monday with major aircraft manufacturers announcing a series of deals worth billions of dollars.
Here are the highlights of Day One:
Garuda Indonesia signs a Letter of Intent to buy 30 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft (left).
Garuda also signs an LOI with Boeing to purchase 30 787-9 Dreamliners, as well as up to 30 737 MAX 8 airplanes.
Launch customer SWISS converts 10 of its 30 firm-ordered Bombardier CS100 aircraft to the larger CS300s (left).
WestJet Encore orders five Bombardier Q400 aircraft.
Airbus says Saudi Arabian Airlines will become the first airline in the world to operate the new A330-300 Regional.
ATR announces 46 firm orders and 35 options for its regional aircraft. That includes the sale of the 1500th ATR aircraft.
Qatar Airways orders 10 777-8Xs and four 777 freighters.
Taiwan’s EVA Airways announces it intends to purchase five Boeing 777 freighters.
Images are courtesy of Airbus, Bombardier and ATR.