Dubai Airshow 2023: A Recap of the Highlights and Deals 

18th edition of the Dubai Airshow: over 1400 global exhibitors from 95 countries, massive plane deals.

18th Edition of Dubai Airshow
Source/Dubai Airshow

The 18th edition of the Dubai Airshow, held at the World Central (DWC), started on November 13 and concluded on Friday, November 17, 2023.

The event saw the participation of some 1400 global exhibitors from 95 countries, according to the Dubai Airshow.

Emirates confirmed an order for an additional 90 Boeing 777-9s, 777-8s, and five 787s, worth US$52 billion, along with 15 additional Airbus A350-900s, amounting to US$6 billion.


With these new orders, Emirates’ total order book now stands at 310 wide-body aircraft, with deliveries anticipated to continue through 2035.

Egyptair A321neo on static display at Dubai Airshow 2023 / DAS
EGYPTAIR’s A321neo on static display/Dubai Airshow

Highlights of Airlines in Africa at the Dubai Airshow 2023