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Boeing Gets Large Plane Order From Russia

02/06/2010 12:43

Boeing has won an order from a Russian state company for up to 65 planes, nearly half its net order for 2009, beating European rival Airbus and a Russian manufacturer.


Buyer Russian Technologies, which operates carrier Rosavia and has a deal with Aeroflot to buy aircraft on behalf of the flag carrier and lease them.


"In the near future, Russian Technologies in cooperation with Aeroflot will issue specific orders for specific models," Russian Technologies said.


Earlier, Russian Technologies said the tender, contested by Boeing, Russia's United Aircraft Corporation (OAK) and Airbus, was for 50 midrange narrow-body planes with an option for 15 more.


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