A GLOBAL RECESSION, A NEW DISEASE THAT IS PANICKING travelers and governments alike, rising violence and unrest in the Middle East: This is the setting for the 48th International Paris Air Show-Le Bourget (June 15-21), which also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first air exposition held in Paris in 1909 at the Grand Palais. If the ingredients look familiar, they should. Six years ago, as the 2003 Paris Air Show approached, the air transport industry was coping with SARS, the Iraq ...

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