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Farnborough airshow records orders worth $192bn

Farnborough airshow records orders worth $192bn

The biannual air industry gathering recorded more than 1,400 commercial aircraft orders, valued at $154bn.

Aviation industry urged to hire more women

Aviation industry urged to hire more women

The industries are coming under scrutiny because of the low numbers of women employed as senior executives or airline pilots.

Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777 freighters

Qatar Airways finalises order for five Boeing 777 freighters

The airline also displayed at the Farnborough airshow its Boeing 747-8 Cargo Freighter, as well as Air Italy’s second Boeing 737 MAX 8 in striking new livery.

Planemakers kick off air show with billions of dollars of deals

Planemakers kick off air show with billions of dollars of 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.

Qatar Airways to buy 49 percent of Italy's Meridiana

Qatar Airways to buy 49 percent of Italy's Meridiana

Qatar Airways has signed an agreement to purchase 49% of Italian airline Meridiana, the national carrier said on Thursday.

Airbus in dash for deals as Farnborough struggles to take off

Airbus in dash for deals as Farnborough struggles to take off

Airbus sprinted towards deals worth $20 billion to seize the initiative at a rain-soaked Farnborough Airshow on Tuesday, but industry executives said the mostly lacklustre event confirmed a recent boom in aerospace orders was finally fizzling out.

Qatar Airways in advanced talks for 25-30 Boeing narrow body planes

Qatar Airways in advanced talks for 25-30 Boeing narrow body planes

Qatar Airways is in advanced talks with Boeing to buy up to 30 narrow body planes and will not rule out additional cancellations of delayed deliveries from rival Airbus, the airline's chief executive said on Monday.