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Airbus signs € 14.5 billion mega deal with Emirates



The contract covers the purchase of 50 Airbus A350-900s.

by Le Figaro with AFP

I am proud that the Airbus 350 has been chosen by Emirates. This is very good news for Airbus.
"I am proud that the Airbus 350 has been chosen by Emirates. This is very good news for AirbusAirbus CEO Guillaume Faury said. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Emirates, the largest airline in the Middle East, received 50 Airbus 350-900 on Monday, which bought President Sheikh Ahmed bin Said Al-Maktoum.

"I am pleased to announce that they have purchased 50 Airbuses (350-900) for $ 16 billion. " The CEO has told the media at the Dubai Airshow International Air Show in the Emirates since Sunday. "I am proud that the Airbus 350 has been chosen by Emirates. This is very good news for AirbusAirbus CEO Guillaume Faury said.

The contract applies in particular to A350-900 aircrafts with a capacity of 314 passengers. Dubai said in a statement, the first six months of the financial year in the same period last year, $ 62 million net profit of $ 235 million, he said. The financial year starts on April 1.

Emirates' global network includes more than 158 destinations in 84 countries. The fleet consists of 267 wide-body aircraft, including more than 100 Airbus 380. Dubai has announced that it has nearly tripled its half-year profit, due to lower operating costs and lower fuel prices in early November.

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