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AIRSHOW-Boeing sees steady Gulf demand, interest in mid-sized jet

From Reuters - November 11, 2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Boeing (BA.N) sought to dispel concerns about a slowdown in the growth of Gulf airlines as the aerospace industry gathered on Saturday for the Dubai Airshow.

Speaking to reporters on the eve of the showcase event, executives at the U.S. planemaker also played down the impact of growing political tensions in the region.

Traffic is coming back and yields are improving and this is going to be a very positive backdrop to the Dubai Airshow, Marty Bentrott, vice president for Boeings commercial sales in the region, said, citing higher profit at Dubais Emirates.

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