Airbus out-sells Boeing in Mideast

Airbus has claimed a 67% share of regional aircraft sales in the first eight months of 2005 compared with 33% for Boeing. The European aircraft maker told journalists in Dubai that airlines in the Middle East and North Africa will need to buy 1,015 aircraft worth $124bn up to the year 2023, 630 for growth and 385 to replace aircraft currently in service. []


Posted September 20, 2005

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