Airbus promises more A350 orders after Air France deal

LE BOURGET, France (AFP) - Airbus head Fabrice Bregier promised on Wednesday that more orders for its next-generation A350 plane would come before the end of the day, after a multi-billion-dollar Air France deal for the aircraft.

Asked by a journalist whether further A350 orders could be expected at the Paris Air Show, he replied: "before the end of the day."