Engine makers were among the big winners on the opening day of the Dubai Air Show, collectively bagging orders for more than 1,000 engines as part of the airline order bonanza announced by Airbus and Boeing Nov. 17. GE Aviation emerged as the clear leader with orders for some 450 GE9Xs as part of the bumper contracts placed with Boeing by Etihad, Emirates and Qatar for the new Boeing 777X. It also secured additional orders for 60 GEnx-1Bs to power 30 787-10s ordered by Etihad as well as ...

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