Climate and Covid recovery loom large over Dubai air show

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The embattled aviation industry will flock to a major air show in Dubai on Sunday as it emerges from pandemic travel restrictions and faces pressure to reduce its impact on climate change. The five-day event in the United Arab Emirates will be the industry’s first large gathering since Covid-19 clipped the sector’s wings last year, when border closures left airports deserted and hundreds of aircraft idle. Air traffic has bounced back since then, though it was still 53 percent lower in September than its pre-pandemic levels. Air shows usually serve as a platform for companies to announce orders…

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