Emirates Airline announced a $9.2 billion order for Rolls-Royce Friday, choosing the UK powerplant manufacturer to equip the 50 Airbus A380s it ordered at the 2013 Dubai Airshow. The deal covers 200-plus engines and a long-term TotalCare service support package. Taken together, the contract is the largest non-military contract ever won by a UK engineering company. Emirates’ current A380s are powered by the Engine Alliance GP7200. However, CEO Tim Clark made it clear this order had ...

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