Paris Air Show

  • IndiGo set to confirm $16 bln Airbus order June 21, 2011

    Le Bourget: Budget carrier IndiGo could confirm an historic $16 billion order for 180 Airbus aircraft at the Paris Air Show on Wednesday, industry sources said. The deal was provisionally announced in January but has been mired in further negotiations before it could be signed and go into the Airbus order...
  • Airbus gets $15 billion in orders, committments June 20, 2011

    Le Bourget: European jet maker Airbus SAS took in orders and commitments for 142 aircraft worth $15 billion at list prices on the first day of the Paris Air Show, the company said on Monday. Of note were firm orders for 90 of its A320neo, a version of the workhorse jet...
  • Rain matches gloom at Paris Air Show June 15, 2009

    Le Bourget: Grey, rain-laden skies in Paris matched the mood at the Paris Air Show as it opened on Monday amid tough times for aviation. Already reeling from the global recession, the industry gathering in the city where Air France Flight 447 should have landed only two weeks ago has been...