Emirates purchases 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for USD 8.8 billion

- A Monitor Report01 Dec, 2019 | 355 Views|-+
Dubai : Dubai-based airline Emirates announ-ced on November 20 that they placed a firm order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners valued at USD 8.8 billion.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chief Executive and Chairman, Emirates said this order replaces an agreement for 150 Boeing 777x jets with an order for 126 of that aircraft, plus 30 787-9 Dreamliners.

Boeing shares rose 1.1 per cent on November 20.

Combined with Emira-tes' previous order at the Dubai Airshow for new Airbus aircraft, this brings the airline's total orders at the airshow to USD 24 billion.

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