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Rolls-Royce in $2bn engine orders
UK engineering firm Rolls-Royce says it
has won orders to make $2bn(£1.2bn) of
aircraft engines to power Airbus planes
for Air China and Ethiopian Airlines.
The orders were announced on the first
day of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.
The $1.5bn Air China order involves
providing Trent 700 engines to power 20
A330 aircraft that will be delivered
And the $480m Ethiopian order covers
Trent XWB engines for 12 A350-900s
planes that will begin service in 2017.
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