16 Nov '11, 3pm

Airbus, Boeing tie at Dubai air show

Airbus, Boeing tie at Dubai air show

DUBAI: Airbus and Boeing concluded Dubai Airshow on Wednesday head to head after bagging big orders, while the European producer widened the gap with its US rival in promoting eco-friendly, single-aisle jets. The prestigious show was kicked off with a record order by Dubai's Emirates for 50 Boeing long-range 777-300ER jetliners, worth $18 billion. The American manufacturer topped its single largest dollar-value order with the sale of two 777 freighters to Qatar Airways for $560 million. The purchase by the Dubai-owned carrier confirmed Emirates as the largest operator of Boeing's 777s. Airbus meanwhile had to endure apparently tough last-minute talks with Qatar Airways for a large order anticipated since June. The Gulf carrier's chief Akbar al-Baker cancelled a commercial announcement with the European company on Tuesday, and went instead to a joint conference with Boeing,...

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