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DUBAI (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways on Wednesday signed a letter of intent to order seven Airbus A350 freighter plane, European planemaker Airbus mentioned on the Singapore Airshow.
The worth of the potential deal was not disclosed.
The state-owned airline had been contemplating the Airbus freighter and the competing 777X cargo jet developed by Boeing (NYSE:).
Etihad Chief Govt Tony Douglas mentioned the Airbus jets would play a key position within the airline’s cargo technique.
He has beforehand mentioned that the Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner widebody passenger jets would turn out to be the spine of its fleet.
Earlier on Wednesday Airbus mentioned that Singapore Airways (OTC:) had finalised a deal to order seven A350 freighters.
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