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France: Paris Air Show 2015 kicks off in Le Bourget

12 16.06.2015 Инфо

M/S Paris Air Show runway French president Francois Hollande was among those attending the official opening of Paris Air Show 2015, in Le Bourget on Monday. The world's oldest air show opened its doors to trade visitors, kick-starting the show with a performance by the French air force's aerial display team. More than 200 orders were made on the first day alone, with Indonesia's national airline Garuda making one of the most expensive orders, purchasing 60 Boeing and 30 Airbus aircraft for €18 billion ($20 billion USD). There will be 2,215 exhibitors at this year's event, which is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors. Paris Air Show will run until June 21, and be accessible to the public from Friday.