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Clement Charpentreau
Emirates cuts Boeing 777X order, buys 30 Dreamliners instead

Emirates finalized an order for 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, while reducing its order for the delayed 777X airliner by 24 aircraft at the beginning of the fourth day of Dubai Airshow 2019....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Dubai Airshow: Emirates commits to 50 Airbus A350 XWB

Emirates have announced that the airline has signed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350 aircraft, replacing their previous Memorandum of Understanding, signed in February 2019, for 40 Airbus A330neo and 30 Airbus A350 jets. ...


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Emirates to fly A380 in green as nod to sustainability

Emirates Airbus A380 will make a special fly past, opening the first afternoon of Dubai Airshow 2019 flying display. To make a special nod to Expo 2020 theme, sustainability, the Airbus A380 will be in green livery, while its blue counterpart will be displayed on the ground.   ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Cost cuts help Emirates increase profits by 282% in H1 FY2019

Emirates have announced their financial results for the first half of FY2019-20. Seemingly, cost-cutting measures have helped the airline to increase its profits, as it prepares for a period of headwinds within the aviation industry....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Clark: Emirates does not expect to receive a single 777X in 2020

Emirates Clark's skepticism of Boeing's ability to deliver the 777X on time seems to be growing. While speaking at a conference, the airlines' president did not have high hopes of receiving the aircraft on time:...


Zivile Zalagenaite
How will Emirates fleet change in the next 10 years?

The Airbus A380 (ex-)lifeline supplier and flagship operator as well as the largest Boeing 777 operator in the world, Emirates keeps it simple when it comes to their fleet: they pick large planes and stick to them. But how the Gulf carrier’s fleet will look like in a decade once the superjumbos begin going out of service?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Emirates pushes back introduction of premium economy

It seems like the delays of the 777X will not only pushback the initial delivery timeline, as Emirates' Clark indicated that the introduction of the premium economy class will also be delayed:...


AeroTime Team
Emirates retires last 777-300 from fleet, when will A380 follow?

Having recently warned that it would not take in any new Airbus and Boeing jets until plane makers and engine manufacturers get their act together, Emirates admitted the beginning of A380 phase out and announced the retirement of the last 777-300 in its fleet. ...


Ruta Burbaite
Emirates Clark: no reliability - no new Airbus/Boeing jets for us

Emirates’ President Tim Clark is running out of patience when it comes to continuous engine and aircraft performance setbacks. Speaking with reporters on September 4, 2019, Clark expressed his weariness of reliability challenges with new aircraft and said that the airline would not take delivery of new Airbus and Boeing jets unless the plane makers and engine manufacturers – Rolls-Royce, General Electric – get their act together...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Emirates reshuffles top management as it enters turbulent period

Top management changes have been announced by Emirates, as the airline is preparing for a slump period and an uncertain future regarding its fleet:...