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Emirates sets aviation record

Emirates sets aviation recordEmirates airline has again rewritten all records in civil aviation with an order for 150 Boeing 777X, comprising 35 Boeing 777-8Xs and 115 Boeing 777-9Xs, plus 50 purchase rights. and an additional 50 Airbus A380 aircraft. Together, the Boeing and Airbus orders, excluding purchase rights, are worth an estimated US$99 billion at list prices. This is the largest ever aircraft order in civil aviation and also Emirates’ largest order announced at any event to date. Pictured (l-r): His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO. Tom Enders, Chief Executive EADS. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group.