The airlines of the Middle East (Qatar, Emirates, Gulf Air,...) are aligning big contracts for huge numbers of marge planes (A380, A340, ...) at the Paris Air Show.
However, their home market is very small. What do they expect to do with such fleets? Not everyone can repeat the success of Singapore, especially if they cannot serve alcohol aboard.
Of course, if they fail, their respective countries have enough oil to get them out of the red.
But I still wonder