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04/07/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

The Middle East's largest carrier, Emirates Airline, said Thursday it has decided to resume flights to Sudan from July 8 after a one-month suspension in the face of deadly unrest."After closely monitoring the situation in Sudan and conducting an exhaustive review of all operational factors, we h...


Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo as sales plummet
14/02/2019 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday that it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed ...


09/05/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Leading Middle East airline Emirates said on Wednesday its net profits had more than doubled last year, mainly on improved cargo business.The Dubai flagship carrier posted a 124 percent increase in net profit to $762 million (644 million euros) in the fiscal year ending in March.Despite the shar...


Emirates Group Announces 2017-18 results
09/05/2018 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

The Emirates Group today announced its 30th consecutive year of profit and steady business expansion.Released today in its 2017-18 Annual Report, the Emirates Gro...


12/02/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday hailed the signing in Dubai of a $16 billion purchase by Emirates Airlines of the Airbus A380 superjumbo commercial airliner."This is obviously excellent news for the French aerospace industry and for the European industry as a whole, as it allows...


19/01/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Emirates Airlines said Thursday it has struck a $16 billion deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders.The company said it had placed firm orders for 20 of the double-decker aircraft with options for a...


Emirates announces $16 bn deal for 36 A380s
18/01/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Emirates Airlines said Thursday it has struck a $16 billion deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to hal...


Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s
18/01/2018 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Commitment to grow its flagship A380 fleetDubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The...


Airbus warns A380 programme at risk as orders dry up
16/01/2018 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Airbus said Monday that it might have to end production of the double-decker A380 superjumbo jet, having booked no new orders for the plane in two years.The European ...


13/11/2017 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Emirates Airlines on Sunday agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $15.1 billion at list price, its chief Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum said.Emirates is already the world's largest client for Boeing's 777, with 165 jets and another 164 on firm order.Sheikh Ahmed said the deal ra...