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Airbus, Boeing battle it out at Dubai show

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Fierce rivals Airbus and Boeing lock horns in a battle for lucrative airliner orders, mainly from fast-growing Gulf carriers, as the Dubai Airshow opens on Sunday. 

An Airbus's next-generation A350 plane flies over Le Bourget airport, near Paris on June 21, 2013

Boeing is expected to have the upper hand with the official launch of its new 777-X long-haul airliner, and Dubai's Emirates expected to place a large order.

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