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[$$] Who Bought That Plane? Airshow Buyers Seek Discretion Amid Trade Tensions

The aviation industry is gathering this week at an airstrip here outside of London for its biggest trade fair of the year—typically a week of boasting by Boeing Co. and Airbus SE over billion-dollar airplane deals. Here’s the trouble: Many of the buyers this year don’t want to be named. Industry executives say they’re worried such high-profile deals could make headlines and exacerbate global trade tensions, says Eric Schulz, Airbus’ chief commercial officer.