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Paris air show

Welcome to Flightglobal’s coverage of
the 2013 Paris air show.

Paris iFlight day 1

"We expect to turn these commitments into firm orders over the next few months." Frederico Fleury Curado, Chief executive - Embraer

"It seems to me that there is a buy American policy at any cost. It is a problem that European governments always seem to want to buy American." Eric Trappier, Chief executive - Dassault Aviation




Day One

In this issue:

  • Embraer launches E2 with big order
  • Why buy American: Dassault boss on attack
  • Super Tucano gets in training

Paris iFlight day 2

"Now we're seeing load factors at a record high... It's about do I have enough seats to capture the traffic growth?" Chris Emerson, senior vice-president, marketing - Airbus

"By September, we'll no longer be selling a brochure airplane, we'll be selling hard data." Chet Fuller, Senior vice-president, commercial aircraft - Bombardier




Day Two

In this issue:

  • Three figure commitments for 787-10
  • Pansa questions Superjet partnership
  • Mitsubishi MRJ on track for first flight

Paris iFlight day 3

"For Michael to make his first visit to an air show and be here is a tremendous statement for all of us." Ray Conner - Chief executive - Boeing Commercial Airplanes

"The economic crisis that hit in 2008 forced us to evaluate our air show commitments. Now business is returning. We have an order backlog of $15 billion and international markets make up 60% of this total." Gulfstream executive




Day Three

In this issue:

  • O'Leary among the Aerosexuals
  • Danish delight for ATR
  • Russians mine Diamond expertise