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: Farnborough Air Show Ends with $55 Billion in Orders

07-14-2012, 07:08 PM
Even though $55 billlion sounds like a lot, it is a little over half of what last year's show generated in orders.

Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier Report Over $55 Billion in New Orders at Farnborough (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2012/07/airbus-boeing-bombardier-report-over-55-billion-in-new-orders-at-farnborough/)

By Michael Acampora[/URL]
[URL="http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/2012/07/airbus-boeing-bombardier-report-over-55-billion-in-new-orders-at-farnborough/"] (http://www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com/author/michael-acampora/)The world’s three largest passenger-jet makers, Airbus, Boeing, and Bombardier, announced billions
of dollars in sales at one of the world’s major air shows this past week but, even with new orders and commitments valued at over $55 billion, the numbers paled in comparison to last year’s, when orders were roughly twice as much.

The decline in sales notwithstanding, Airbus, Boeing, and Bombardier will have a rather full production schedule for the …

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X3 Skier
07-15-2012, 10:52 AM
Even at the typical 25-50% discount to list price, it is still a fair chunk of change.