The global aerospace trade event was opened by (little did he then know, soon to be gone) Prime Minister, David Cameron MP and Virgin Atlantic boss Richard Branson (not gone) who welcomed senior aerospace executives, military officials and international government representatives.
A significant order was from AirAsia who signed up for ONE HUNDRED Airbus A380neos. The levels of business concluded outstrips anything the Paris air show has produced, so far...
The halls have been busy all week, which is really encouraging for the supply chain industry. With these orders adding to the already large backlog, its looks like the aerospace industry is going to be busy for some years to come.”
The Meet-the-Buyer programme arranged over 1,700 meetings; as has the military delegations, civil and commercial delegations programme which attracted representation from over 60 countries.
The air show continues over the weekend throwing its doors open to the public, for two more days of aerial and ground displays.
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