Firm scores $1 bil­lion Air­bus con­tract

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Strata Man­u­fac­tur­ing, the aero man­u­fac­tur­ing firm owned by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala De­vel­op­ment Com­pany, has been awarded two ma­jor con­tracts with avi­a­tion gi­ant Air­bus. The firm will man­u­fac­ture com­pos­ite com­po­nents and ma­jor assem­blies of the Air­bus A320 Hor­i­zon­tal Tail Plane (HTP) and A350-900 In­board Flaps (IBF) in Abu Dhabi. The news was un­veiled yes­ter­day at the Farn­bor­ough In­ter­na­tional Air­show in the UK. It came a day after Emi­rates was named the world’s best air­line at the Sky­trax Awards. Eti­had was sixth, but scooped best first class cabin.

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