Airbus is looking forward to selling a lot of planes at the Paris Airshow

People are silhouetted past a logo of the Airbus Group during the Airbus annual news conference in Colomiers, near Toulouse January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Regis DuvignauThomson ReutersPeople are silhouetted past a logo of the Airbus Group during the Airbus annual news conference in Colomiers

Airbus expects to win a “significant number” of orders at next month’s Paris Airshow, a senior executive said on Thursday.

Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer Marwan Lahoud was speaking at a news conference hosted by France’s GIFAS aerospace industry association, which he also heads.

The air show, which claims to be the world’s largest, runs from June 15 to 21.

(Reporting by Tim Hepher; Editing by James Regan)

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