Emirates is setting up a contest between Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc and a partnership of General Electric Co. and Pratt & Whitney for the contract to power 50 Airbus SAS A380s to eke better performance out of the engines.
The partnership of General Electric Co. and Pratt & Whitney is considering major upgrades to the engine powering Airbus SAS A380 super-jumbos as it seeks to maintain its market lead by improving fuel efficiency.
Airbus SAS and Boeing Co. secured record orders on the first day of the Dubai Air Show, with Emirates accounting for the bulk of purchases as it signed deals valued at more than $100 billion for wide-body aircraft.
Emirates, the Gulf carrier said to be planning the biggest-ever jet deal at next week’s Dubai air show, boosted first-half profit 4 percent after adding 10 wide- body planes from its existing order book.
Chris Kirk won golf’s McGladrey Classic by one shot over Tim Clark and Briny Baird, who was denied a chance for his first U.S. PGA Tour victory in 365 starts when he found a water hazard on the final hole.
Etihad Airways is in talks to buy as many as 30 of Boeing Co.’s upgraded 777 jets, a deal with a list value of about $10.2 billion, as the planemaker prepares to unveil the new model, people familiar with the matter said.