November 18, 2013
GE’s signs record jet engine agreements at Dubai Air Show
At the November 17th opening day of the Dubai Air Show, GE Aviation received $26bn in jet engine orders and services agreements for wide-body Boeing aircraft from three leading airlines in the Middle East. Collectively, Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways ordered 450 of the new GE9X engine now under development for the new Boeing 777X. GE also received orders for GEnx engines for the Boeing 787 and GE90 engines for the Boeing 777.