Emirates Orders Two More A380s

Emirates has placed an order with Airbus for two additional A380 aircraft which will enter its fleet in Q4 2017.

Emirates has placed an order with Airbus for two additional A380 aircraft which will enter its fleet in Q4 2017.

The Dubai-based carrier operates the world’s largest fleet of A380s, with 75 of the widebody aircraft currently in service and a further 65 on order.

The two additional A380s announced on Wednesday (April 13) will be powered by the Rolls Royce Trent 900 engine option.

Sir Tim Clark, the airline’s president, said Emirates plans to retire up to 30 aircraft by the end of next year and in the same time period, will receive delivery of 24 new 777s and 33 new A380s, including the two additional aircraft.

 

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