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A French Rafale fighter jet performs during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Participants walk past drones displayed during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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A picture shows an Airbus A380 of Emirates bearing the portrait of late UAE's founder and late president Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahayan during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Four Sukhoi Su-30SM from the Russian Knights aerobatic team perform during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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A French Rafale fighter jet performs during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Emiratis walk past a French Rafale C fighter jet during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Models of Saudi Royal Air Force fighter jets are seen during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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An Airbus A350 performs a flight display during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / Karim SAHIB
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An Airbus A350 performs a flight display during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / Karim SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (top L) looks at a US F-22 Raptor fighter jet during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Two Sukhoi Su-30SM from the Russian Knights aerobatic team perform during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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A model of a Saudi Royal Air Force F-15 fighter jet is seen during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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An Airbus A350 performs a flight display during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / Karim SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (L) attends the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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An Airbus A350 performs a flight display during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / Karim SAHIB
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Participants walk past a drone displayed during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (C-L) disembarks from a plane during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum disembarks from a plane during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (top L) looks at a US F-22 Raptor fighter jet during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (C-L) disembarks from a plane during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (top L) looks at a US F-22 Raptor fighter jet during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Participants walk past aircrafts during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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An Airbus A350 performs a flight display during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirates. / AFP / Karim SAHIB
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum disembarks from a plane during the Dubai Airshow on November 12, 2017, in the United Arab Emirate. / AFP / KARIM SAHIB
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Updated 14 November 2017

Dubai Airshow opens with Emirates’ $15.1 billion deal with Boeing

The biennial Dubai Airshow opened Sunday with hometown long-haul carrier Emirates making a $15.1 billion (SR56.63 billion) buy of American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners.



(Photo courtesy: AFP)