FARNBOROUGH 2008: Etihad orders up to 95 Boeing 787s, 777s

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Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways is ordering 35 Boeing 787s and 10 Boeing 777s as part of its much-anticipated fleet expansion programme.

The firm order is also accompanied by options for 25 787s and 10 777s, and purchase rights on 10 more 787s and five 777s.

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad disclosed the agreement at the Farnborough air show today.

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Etihad to add a further 10 Boeing 777s to its fleet

Its 777s will have General Electric GE90 engines. No engine selection has yet been made for the 787s.

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