Dubai Airshow 2019, recorded sales of 328 planes including 306 new firm orders since 17 Nov.
The Airbus takes the lead with the sale of 290 jets while Boeing managed to get only 12 jets.
Boeing is struggling with the grounding of its hot selling 737MAX variants, and delay of its 777x, while Airbus is having solid products of A321XLRs, A321neos on the table
Biman Bangladesh Airlines placed an order for two Boeing 797-9s to add to its fleet of 787-8s
African Elin Group Limited has signed a firm purchase agreement for three Dash 8-400 aircraft a day before the airshow on 16 Nov.
Emirates placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350s (increased previous order of 30 A350-900s) – powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines – order valued at $16 billion at list prices
Air Arabia signed a firm order for 120 Airbus aircraft including 20 A321XLRs, 73 A320neos and 27 A321neos.
Turkish Leisure carrier SunExpress place an order for 10 Boeing 737 Max aircraft and became to second airline after IAG to order 737MAXs since its grounding earlier this year.
Dubai-based lessor Palma has signed a letter of intent to purchase 20 De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400s.
Egyptian lessor CIAF placed a firm order for three Embraer E190s. The jets, to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2020.