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Bombardier wins £5bn plane order

Workers at the North's plant of Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier were yesterday toasting a £4.8bn (€5.9bn) order from Vistajet for 142 business aircraft.

The Belfast factory makes a number of components for the aircraft that have been ordered, including 25 Global 5000 jets and 25 Global 6000 jets. The order is the largest ever in Bombardier's history.