By Alexander Cornwell, Staff Reporter www.gulfnews.com
Update: Etihad announces more Airbus orders, including 36 A320 Neo planes, for a total list price of $26.9 billion (Dh98.7 billion).
Emirates orders 50 additional A380s valued at $23 billion (Dh84.4 billion) at the opening day of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday. The order will boost Emirates’ total A380 fleet to 140.
Big airlines place orders
Emirates placed a $76-billion (Dh279.68 billion) order for 150 Boeing 777Xs while Qatar Airways signed a letter of intent for 50 Boeing 777-9X valued at over $19 billion (Dh69.7 billion). flydubai also ordered up to 100 Boeing 737MAX and 11 737NGs for $11.4 billion (Dh41.8 billion).
“The response to the 777X has been astounding,” Boeing Chairman James McNerney said at a packed news conference to officially launch the new pla
Etihad places order
Etihad announces $25.2 billion Boeing order for 82-wide body aircraft including 777x and 787s at the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday opened the 13th edition of the Dubai Airshow. More info