Dubai Airshow 2013: All the sights, sounds and epic orders from Day 1

A look back at some of the biggest aviation deals on the first day of the airshow
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Aircraft on display at the Dubai Airshow 2013
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Around 60,000 visitors are expected for the 2013 event
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UAE Civil Defence's corvette supercar outside the airshow
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Dubai Ruler, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum oversees the signing of the Emirates 777 order with planemaker Boeing
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Dubai Ruler, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum oversees the signing of the Emirates 777 order with planemaker Boeing
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Etihad Airways CEO James Baker places an order for 87 aircraft from European planemaker Airbus
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Etihad Airways CEO James Baker celebrates the acquisition of a 33.3% stake in Swiss carrier Darwin Airline, which will be rebranded Etihad Regional
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The masterplan at Dubai World Central
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