Boeing remains well ahead in orders coming out of the Farnborough air show, but Singapore Airlines' commitment to the Airbus A350XWB--along with its repeat A380 order--indicates the Europeans are regaining their competitive strength after months of internal strife. Airbus, which culturally puts great emphasis on airshow order intake, booked nearly 90 firm orders at Farnborough. Boeing logged 17, but confirmed the identity of customers for 44 aircraft previously announced, and received ...


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