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More from the Bahrain airshow

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The inaugural Bahrain International Airshow has been held in the kingdom this week. (ITP Images)
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Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of Bahrain, visits the show. (ITP Images)
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Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, also attended the show. (ITP Images)
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More than $1bn worth of deals have been struck, early indications show. (ITP Images)
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The show was held at the Sakhir air base over three days. (ITP Images)
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The event hosted 40 exhibitors, 94 aircraft and visiting delegates from 45 countries and attracted 30,000 visitors. (ITP Images)
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The deals signed include Yemenia’s purchase of 10 A320 planes from Airbus. (ITP Images)
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And Bahrain’s purchase of nine Blackhawk-M helicopters from US manufacturer, Sikorsky. (ITP Images)
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Gulf Air also inked a preliminary agreement to lease two Embraer 170 jets. (ITP Images)
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Officials said the airshow was a welcome boost to Bahrain’s economy. (ITP Images)