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Rolls-Royce bags $9.2bn deal with Gulf carrier Emirates

  • In its largest-ever order received, Rolls-Royce has bagged a $9.2 billion deal to supply engines for Emirates planes.

    The engineering firm will be making engines for 50 A380 aircraft of the Dubai-based firm for the first time.

    Tim Clark, the president of the Gulf carrier, said the agreement “cements the partnership between Emirates and Rolls-Royce”, and would also have a “significant” economic impact on the sector in Britain and Europe.

    Rolls-Royce has 24,500 employees in the UK.

     

    Tagged as: Rolls-Royce, Emirates planes, British engineering firm, A380 aircraft, Tim Clark, aviation sector, business news