Belfast Telegraph

Bombardier orders fuel deals worth £63bn at Dubai airshow

By John Mulgrew

Orders for Bombardier's C Series passenger plane helped fuel £63bn worth of deals for more than 700 aircraft at this year's Dubai Airshow.

According to aerospace body ADS, the week saw orders, commitments and agreements for 746 aircraft.

Among them, Bombardier landed a potential £1.7bn deal for up to 24 of its jets, which are part-made in Belfast.

ADS chief executive Paul Everitt said: "Aircraft order books have received a welcome boost this week and UK companies will play a major role in delivering these orders in the years ahead."

Belfast Telegraph

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