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Farnborough: who's ordering aircraft? Not the US airlines, but they should be


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US airlines should be buying aircraft, at Farnborough or anywhere else for that matter. But they won’t be major purchasers of widebody equipment for the time being, even though they need them to become competitive. The implications for the balance of world aviation are potentially striking, as Asian, Middle East and European airlines grow. [646 words]

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