Airbus’s $12.6 Billion AirAsia Order Trounces Boeing at Air Show

  • U.S. company had taken lead at Farnborough with China accords
  • European rival responds with back-to-back deals for 172 jets

AirAsia CEO: Been Dry Period for Aircraft Manufacturers

Airbus Group SE left Boeing Co. trailing on the second day of the 2016 Farnborough Air Show after landing a $12.6 billion jetliner deal from AirAsia Bhd. that may prove a knockout blow in the competition for orders at the year’s biggest aviation expo.

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