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Dubai Airshow 2019 wrap-up: how big was the shopping spree?

Biennial event Dubai Airshow 2019 closed its doors on November 21, 2019. While the event organizers highlight that this year the show attracted a record number of visitors and exhibitors, the sales were slower than two years ago. In fact, the value of orders made (or rather, announced) on site were over two times lower than two years ago. Order book on site reached $54.5 billion in 2019, while it stood at almost $113.8 billion in 2017.  &nbs...


AeroTime Team
Recap: how Boeing 777X lost Emirates favor

Emirates has officially announced cutting the 777X deal short by a fifth and opting for Dreamliners instead. The announcement simultaneously denied and reaffirmed the previous theory that the Gulf airline’s dissatisfaction with the aircraft which is not even in the air yet, is continuously growing. Here’s how it went down:  ...


Clement Charpentreau
Emirates cuts Boeing 777X order, buys 30 Dreamliners instead

Emirates finalized an order for 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, while reducing its order for the delayed 777X airliner by 24 aircraft at the beginning of the fourth day of Dubai Airshow 2019....


Ruta Burbaite
Not afraid of the 737 MAX: Boeing logs first scalable orders

The order book for the Boeing 737 MAX, stagnant since the global grounding of the jet in March 2019, has seen a major boost at the Dubai Airshow. Airlines have given the MAX their seal of approval with a total of 50 orders placed within just two days of the event. It comes at a crucial time for Boeing, as the manufacturer aims to shore up support for the 737 MAX before its return to the skies currently expected in early 2020....


Ruta Burbaite
Dubai Airshow: SunExpress places trust in 737 MAX with new order

In a much-needed win for the company, Boeing announced on November 18, 2019, at the Dubai Airshow it has sealed a deal with SunExpress for additional 10 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. With the order, the Turkish carrier becomes the second airline to endorse the grounded jet after International Airlines Group (IAG)....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Dubai Airshow: Emirates commits to 50 Airbus A350 XWB

Emirates have announced that the airline has signed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350 aircraft, replacing their previous Memorandum of Understanding, signed in February 2019, for 40 Airbus A330neo and 30 Airbus A350 jets. ...


AeroTime Team
Dubai Airshow: Emirates A380 in 27 aircraft flypass [video]

The first afternoon of Dubai Airshow 2019 saw a special flypass formation, in which Emirates Airbus A380 was seen flying in formation at 1000 feet with the United Arab Emirates aerobatic flight team....


Clement Charpentreau
Dubai Airshow: Embraer signs first contracts

Since the beginning of Dubai Airshow 2019, Embraer received firm orders for three E195-E2 regional jets from Air Peace in Nigeria, and for three E190s from the Egyptian company CIAF Leasing....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Dubai Airshow: Biman Bangladesh Airlines orders two Boeing 787

First deals are being signed during the Dubai Airshow, as Biman Bangladesh Airlines have finalized their agreement with Boeing for two 787-9 Dreamliners. The flag carrier of Bangladesh plans to use these wide-bodies to increase connectivity to Europe....


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Emirates to fly A380 in green as nod to sustainability

Emirates Airbus A380 will make a special fly past, opening the first afternoon of Dubai Airshow 2019 flying display. To make a special nod to Expo 2020 theme, sustainability, the Airbus A380 will be in green livery, while its blue counterpart will be displayed on the ground.   ...