Onboard an Emirates A380 at the Dubai Airshow (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Dubai Airshow Recap: Day 3

Boeing came away from a day at the Dubai Airshow with the headline news for the first time on Tuesday as the American aircraft manufacturer inked a deal with Indian startup Akasa Air for 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Valued at nearly $9 billion at list prices, the bill is likely to go to Inidan billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who is helping to provide funding for the new airline run by a former chief executive of Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo and…