Rolls-Royce wins $9.2 billion order from Emirates for A380 engines

April 17, 2015 12:43 PM

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Rolls-Royce wins $9.2 billion order from Emirates for A380 engines

LONDON (Reuters) - Rolls-Royce (RR.L) has won a $9.2 billion deal to supply engines for 50 A380 aircraft for Dubai's Emirates airline [EMIRA.UL], the largest order in its history and giving it a boost after a torrid year of profit warnings.

Shares in the British company rose an initial 2 percent after Friday's announcement, which Rolls-Royce said was the biggest order placed with a British company outside the defense sector.

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