Qatar Airways has flown the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft, the A350-1000, to the US for the first time, marking "an extraordinary and a historic moment in the aviation industry".
The world's largest planemaker said it had won 528 orders and commitments at the event in southern England, while Airbus reported 431 new deals.
Airbus and Boeing announced more than $10 billion of combined deals in the opening hours of the Farnborough Airshow on Monday, suggesting demand for new jets remains in rude health despite worries over trade tensions and Brexit.
Airlines including Singapore Airlines, Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd and US-based United Continental Holdings Inc are adding ultra-long haul flights.
The cockpit experienced a sudden loss of pressure and drop in temperature and when he looked over, the cockpit's right windshield was gone.
The airline will be displaying the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A350-1000, and the Gulfstream G650 ER at the air show.
American Airlines has ordered 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at $12 billion at list prices, while cancelling a major order for Airbus A350s.
Airbus on Wednesday confirmed reduced production rates of its double-decker A380 and A400M military aircraft and said up to 3,700 jobs would be impacted in France, Germany, Britain and Spain.
Airbus got a boost for its largest twin-engined jet yesterday when Qatar Airways said it was considering upgrading some of its A350 orders to the largest model as it took delivery of the first such plane.
The flight at a test range in the US state of Oregon lasted just under one minute, with the aircraft lifting up five metres from the ground and landing without control from a pilot.