Emirates announces mega aircraft order

Together, the Boeing and Airbus orders, excluding purchase rights, are worth an estimated US$ 99 billion at list prices.


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On 17 November 2013, Emirates announced an order for 150 B777X, comprising 35 B777-8Xs and 115 B777-9Xs, plus 50 purchase rights; and an additional 50 Airbus A380 aircraft, making this the largest-ever aircraft order in civil aviation.

Together, the Boeing and Airbus orders, excluding purchase rights, are worth an estimated US$ 99 billion at list prices.

The agreement was signed at the Dubai Air Show by His Highness (H.H.) Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group.