Month: November 2011

Emirates Large Order For 50 Boeing 777-300ER At Dubai Airshow

Emirates Large Order For 50 Boeing 777-300ER At Dubai Airshow

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The opening day of the Dubai Air Show on Sunday in the United Arab Emirates saw Emirates placing the single largest commercial aircraft order (in dollar value) in history. The deal made with Boeing consists of a firm order for 50 Boeing 777-300ER worth about US$ 18 Billion at list price along with options for another 20 aircraft worth an additional US$ 8 Billion. Attending the agreements' signing ceremony on Sunday, November 13th 2011 included Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Jim Albaugh and General Electric CEO David Joyce. The deal highlights the Dubai-based carrier need to further continue growing its global route network while expanding and continuously modernizing its fleet. On November 3rd, Emirates announced better than expected...