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Airbus Latest News: Airbus Wins Firm Orders Worth $39.3 Billion at Show

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Airbus said it won orders and commitments at the Paris Airshow for 466 aircraft worth a total of $68.7 billion based on list prices. The deals signed at the air show include firm purchase orders for 241 planes worth $39.3 billion Right after Airbus took its rival A350 on its first flight, Boeing announced that customers planto buy 102 of a new long version of its energy-efficient 787 Dreamliner. Orders at the Paris Airshow surpassed $100 billion, as planemakers Boeing and Airbus cashed in on demand for fuel-efficient jets and growth in both budget carriers and emerging markets. Ryanair, Europe's biggest low-cost airline, finalized an order for 175 Boeing 737-800 aircraft worth around $15.6 billion at list prices on day three of the aerospace industry's showcase event, the largest single order ever placed by a European airline with the U.S. group.

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