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GE unit orders 25 Airbus jets

Christian Fernsby |
GECAS, the aircraft leasing subsidiary of General Electric, has ordered 25 Airbus aircraft including a rare purchase of jets powered by GE’s rival engine maker Rolls-Royce, two people familiar with the matter said.

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Topics: AIRBUS   

The order includes 12 Airbus A330neo jets, for which Rolls-Royce is the sole engine supplier, and 13 A321XLR long-distance narrow-body jets.

It was included in a new Airbus order tally but the name of the buyer was not immediately disclosed.


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