The industry giants traded blows in the fight to sell new planes.
Bill Franke was speaking just after signing off on one of the biggest aircraft orders in history.
Boeing and Flydubai have struck a deal worth $27 billion, representing the largest-ever single-aisle jet order from a Middle East airline.
Airbus has turned its fortunes around at the Dubai Airshow with a mammoth order of 430 jets for a reported price of $49.5 billion.
The country only formed its space agency in 2014.
A relaxation of aviation rules has seen orders outstrip the rest of the world.
The plane is currently the subject of a bitter trade dispute.
The planes will be flown by the resurrected Wataniya Airways.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Boeing Co. inked a $1.3 billion deal on Tuesday to sell four 777 freighters to Ethiopian Airlines as an aircraft provider to a Kuwaiti carrier resuming operations tentatively agreed to buy 25 Airbus A320neos. Chicago- based Boeing and Ethiopian, Africa's largest cargo operator, made the announcement at the biennial Dubai Air Show,...
The American plane manufacturer continues to fill its 2017 order book.
The Brazilian plane maker views the arrangement as proof it is in the right market.
The long-time ally of Vladimir Putin added that the World Trade Organization is failing Russia.
LOS ANGELES— A test version of the Dream Chaser, a reusable spacecraft that resembles a small space shuttle, made a successful free flight and landing in California after being hoisted by helicopter high over the Mojave Desert, officials of Sierra Nevada Corp. said Monday. The flight Saturday moved the program closer to achieving unmanned cargo flights to the...
Marc Allen told CNBC that Saudi Arabia was a "very important market" for the airline manufacturer.
Defense company Raytheon is seeing a growth market in missile defense systems in Europe and the Middle East due to increased "threat dynamics," the company's international chief executive told CNBC.
Emirates has not ruled out buying more Airbus A380s in future but the aircraft maker would have to guarantee it could keep its production line going, Emirates' chief executive told CNBC Monday.
American plane manufacturer Boeing was out of the starting blocks early on Sunday at the start of the 2017 Dubai Airshow.
Fred Cromer says the Airbus deal will see the C-Series jet dominate a growing segment of the market.
With lengthy delivery backlogs, the rival plane-makers may struggle for fresh deals.
Industry expert John Strickland identifies the factors that could keep the lid on deal-making in Dubai.