Ethiopia orders 12 A350 aircraft from Airbus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Ethiopian Airlines has confirmed an order of 12 A350 XWB aircraft from Airbus at Dubai airshow.

By (AP)

Published: Sun 15 Nov 2009, 5:33 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:24 AM

The order covers Trent XWB engines for 12 A350 XWB planes that will begin service in 2017. Airbus values the deal at $3 billion at list prices.

This is the first plane order at the Dubai Airshow that began in the Gulf emirate on Sunday.

Earlier Rolls-Royce said it has reached $2 billion worth of deals to sell aircraft engines that will power new Airbus jetliners for Air China and Ethiopian Airlines.

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