Emirates to order new A380s at Dubai Air Show

Emirates Airline (Emirates) Chairman and Chief Executive Sheikh Al-Maktoum said at today’s delivery ceremony of the airlines 100th A380, “We hope we will be able to order new A380s next week at Dubai Air Show. The details are being worked out.”

“The A380 has been a success for Emirates,” Sheik Al-Maktoum said. “We use the aircraft for our longest route to New Zealand and at the same time as we fly it to neighboring Kuwait, a flight of 30 minutes. The aircraft has been good for both our bottom line and brand.”

His statement came at a press conference with Airbus CEO, Tom Enders, in Hamburg today, at the delivery of the new A380. The delivered aircraft carries a special tribute to the founder of the Arab Emirates, Sheik Zayed

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