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Le Bourget Air Show

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An air show to remember

21/06/13 17:07 CET

An air show to remember

No records were broken in this year’s air show but the final balance of the Bourget this year is still remarkable from a commercial point of view. We should, however, distinguish firm orders for new airliners (such as the 20 Airbus A380s, purchased from leasing company Doric Asset Finances) from…


  • ATR: back to the future

    ATR: back to the future

    20/06/13 15:27 CET

    At Le Bourget this year, ATR registered 173 orders worth more than three billion euros, a record for the company in a single air show. The…

  • Le Bourget: Saving time and fuel

    Le Bourget: Saving time and fuel

    20/06/13 14:31 CET

    Everyday, millions of people experience increasingly complex and intrusive security checks before they board for their flight. Tapping into…

  • The cockpit of the future

    The cockpit of the future

    20/06/13 14:23 CET

    Piloting an aeroplane with touch screens like a tablet? It’s possible – indeed it’s in out near future. Richard Perrot…

  • Hot work as a journalist at the Paris Air Show

    Hot work as a journalist at the Paris Air Show

    19/06/13 21:24 CET

    There are over 3,000 accredited journalists at Le Bourget. Their work is not easy. First, because the events, announcements of new…

  • Drones looking for a home at Le Bourget

    Drones looking for a home at Le Bourget

    19/06/13 16:15 CET

    Total orders at the end of day one of the Paris air-show might have topped $30bn, but sales are not restricted to manned aircraft alone…

  • There’s nobody in the cockpit

    There’s nobody in the cockpit

    18/06/13 21:39 CET

    Today we started to film a report on drones – remote-controlled planes. It is a booming sector that sees European producers in fierce…

  • Airbus A350: a historical milestone

    Airbus A350: a historical milestone

    18/06/13 18:05 CET

    Euronews interviewed Airbus Chief Operating Officer Günter Butschek about the first A350 flight, new sales of the A380, A400M deliveries and…

  • Russian power on display

    Russian power on display

    18/06/13 16:05 CET

    Take a look at the air display of the Sukhoi Su-35, the Russian supermaneuverable multirole fighter. It set the audience’s pulses racing…

  • Airbus wins Easyjet bid, dents Boeing’s ambitions

    Airbus wins Easyjet bid, dents Boeing’s ambitions

    18/06/13 11:51 CET

    Boeing’s ambitions were grounded as rival Airbus pipped them to…

  • Nice to see you… in the sky

    Nice to see you… in the sky

    17/06/13 21:01 CET

    It’s always a great sight to see a large number of civil and miltary aircraft presented at Le Bourget. This year’s stars are the…

  • Le Bourget; world number one

    Le Bourget; world number one

    17/06/13 20:42 CET

    I have been attending the Bourget Air Show since 1987, without exception. Over the years it has been interesting to watch the battle that…

  • Flying high at the 50th Le Bourget Air Show

    Flying high at the 50th Le Bourget Air Show

    17/06/13 20:11 CET

    Despite the economic crisis savaging Europe, the aviation industry appears in full health. The 50th edition of the Bourget Air show in Paris…

  • Props in the show

    Props in the show

    17/06/13 18:55 CET

    The new Airbus A400 M military transporter flies over the Bourget skies, followed by a restored Lockheed Super Constellation.

  • Battle of the giants

    Battle of the giants

    17/06/13 18:45 CET

    The Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus A 380 fly in the Bourget air display.

  • Aboulafia: “Some solid commercial orders in Paris”

    Aboulafia: “Some solid commercial orders in Paris”

    13/06/13 11:43 CET

    Richard Aboulafia is Vice President, Analysis at Teal Group and writes for several international aviation magazines and publications. He is…

  • Airbus and Boeing seek new market take-off at Paris Air Show

    Airbus and Boeing seek new market take-off at Paris Air Show

    17/06/13 11:14 CET

    The Paris Air Show is getting underway at Le Bourget with traditional…

  • Lift off for the new Airbus A350

    Lift off for the new Airbus A350

    14/06/13 10:22 CET

    Europe’s newest passenger jet, the Airbus A350, successfully took its maiden flight on Friday. Around 10,000 spectators, including…

Le Bourget 2013 - Key facts

  • 7-day exhibition (17-20th June for businesses, 21-23rd June for general public)
  • 2,215 exhibitors from 45 countries, +5.5% compared to 2012
  • 350,000 visitors expected (businesses and general public)
  • 290 official delegations from 100 countries
  • 130 aircraft exhibited and performing flying displays
  • Boeing 787, Airbus A380 and A400M, Sukhoi Su-35 in-flight display
  • 192,000 m2 of exhibition area for aircraft and 130,000 m2 of general exhibition area
  • 3,200 journalists from all over the world
  • “The Careers Plane”: an exhibition providing an opportunity to meet the people who design, produce and sell aircraft
  • “18th Air & Space Forum”: the general public can discover careers and courses available in the aerospace industry

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