GE wins $1B booking from Vietnam for 787 engines

|By:, SA News Editor

GE (GE) has obtained a $1B order to supply Vietnam Airlines with engines for a fleet of Dreamliners, with the conglomerate beating out competition from Rolls Royce (RRCEF.PK). The official signing of the deal is set to take place next month.

The carrier is due to start receiving 19 787-9 aircraft in 2015.