According to several reports, Apple plans to ship more than 8 million units of the current gen Macbook Air in Q3 of 2011, Thats more than double of the totla number of Macs sold in Q2. Sources also cite that Apple has bumped up production for the Air and is expected to yield 2.7-2.8 million units in July alone.
There are also expectations of a new version of the Macbook Air featuring Sandy Bridge Processors and Thunderbolt IO ports just ahead of the MAC OSX lion release. With the revamped model the company plans to ship upto 8 Million units in the upcoming Quarter. The sources have also raised the projected shipments of MacBook notebooks for 2011 to 15 million units, compared to 13 million forecast previously.