Exploring the High-Flying Spending Spree of the Dubai Airshow

Every two years, the giants of the aviation industry gather at an airport an hour south of the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, and the center of a booming new air travel market. The Dubai Airshow is effectively a massive shopping spree, where nearly 80,000 people wandered between the massive indoor exhibit hall and the jumbo jets, business aircraft, and fighter jets lined up outside. Government delegations, airlines, and corporations wheel and deal with defense contractors and aircraft manufacturers—and this year, they dropped a collective $113.8 billion on new hardware.

In the gallery above, check out some of the action and moments that grabbed our attention this year in Dubai.

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