The Washington Post

Airbus Announces More Orders at Air Show


Airbus landed orders for 166 aircraft yesterday, bringing its haul for the first three days of the Paris Air Show to 548, worth $75.7 billion on the basis of catalogue prices. But despite the flurry of deals, this is still far behind the 634 orders for Boeing’s Dreamliner.

Boeing got a 16-plane order from Air France valued at $2.7 billion yesterday, following an $8.8 billion order Tuesday from Internatio­nal Lease Finance, including the first sale of 787 Dreamliner­s at this year’s air show.

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