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It's engines that drive big aircraft orders

Improvements in fuel economy boosting jet sales

Jumbo debut: Boeing's 777X - which will burn 20% less fuel while carrying more passengers - had a record Dubai launch with US$95 billion in orders. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[PARIS] Behind the eye-popping aircraft deals - Boeing received over a US$100 billion in orders at the recent Dubai air show - it is in large part the engine makers who are driving the mega sales, say experts.

They may not be as well-known as Boeing or Airbus, but the major engine...

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