Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, worth US$ 21.4 billion at list prices.
The latest generation Airbus A330neo and A350 aircraft, will be delivered to Emirates starting from 2021 and 2024 respectively.
In addition, Airbus and Emirates reached an agreement on outstanding A380 deliveries. The airline will receive 14 more A380s from 2019 until the end of 2021, taking its total A380 order book to 123 units.
The A330neos will be deployed on Emirates’ regional destinations, and the A350s will supplement Emirates’ long-haul operations, on 8 to 12 hour missions from its Dubai hub.