Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company’s biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. From left: Barry Biffle, chief executive officer of Frontier Airlines; Barry Eccleston, president of Airbus Americas: Bill Franke, managing partner of Indigo Partners; John Leahy, chief operating officer of Airbus; Jozsef Varadi, chief executive officer of Wizz Air: Enrique Beltranena, founder and CEO of Volaris; and Estuardo Ortiz, CEO of JetSMART. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company’s biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. From left: Barry Biffle, chief executive officer of Frontier Airlines; Barry Eccleston, president of Airbus Americas: Bill Franke, managing partner of Indigo Partners; John Leahy, chief operating officer of Airbus; Jozsef Varadi, chief executive officer of Wizz Air: Enrique Beltranena, founder and CEO of Volaris; and Estuardo Ortiz, CEO of JetSMART. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Epic deals in Dubai for Airbus ($49B) and Boeing ($27B)

Frontier’s parent is buying 430 A320s in the biggest Airbus sale ever, and FlyDubai will buy 225 737s.

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