AVweb's Special Biz Podcast — Debriefing Dubai with Analyst Richard Aboulafia

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Last week's Dubai Air Show may have been a turning point in commercial aviation history. Oil-rich Middle Eastern countries have apparently decided that they want to take the area's historic role as crossroads of the world and give that a modern, aviation-centric context. Airlines there accounted for most of the hundred billion dollars in aircraft orders tallied up at the show. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with industry analyst Richard Aboulafia on why other airlines should be nervous.