Air show sees jetliner orders soar

Farnborough: Airbus SAS and Boeing Co won 237 jetliner orders worth $28bn (€22.25bn) at this week’s Farnborough air show, more than three times the number announced in Paris a year ago, prompting some executives to say the global slump is over.

Airbus won 130 contracts with a list price of $13bn, edging out Boeing on 103 orders worth $10bn. In the regional market, Brazil’s Embraer trumped Bombardier Inc.


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