AIRSHOW-U.S. investor nears record 400-jet Airbus order - sources
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Tim Hepher and Alexander Cornwell
DUBAI, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Airline pioneer Bill Franke looked
set to place a historic $40 billion order for around 400 Airbus
A320 jets, shaking up the low-cost industry and turning the
annual race between Airbus and Boeing for plane
orders on its head.
Franke, 80, flew to the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday
and was due to sign at the Dubai Airshow, marking one of the
industry's biggest deals by volume and the most planes ...