Today, Emirates kicked off the Dubai Airshow 2023 with a significant order for 95 additional wide-body aircraft, taking its total order book to 295 aircraft. Emirates has committed to additional Boeing 777-9s, 777-8s, and 787s, amounting to a significant investment of $52 billion.
This commitment is not only to power its growth plans, but to maintain a modern efficient fleet, and deliver the best flying experience to its customers.
Here are a few key highlights:
Emirates, already the world’s largest operator of Boeing 777 aircraft, signed firm orders for 55 additional 777-9s and 35 777-8s. This takes the airline’s 777-X order book to a total of 205 units.
Emirates confirmed an order of 202 GE9X engines to power the additional 777X aircraft ordered, taking its total GE9X engine order to 460 units.
Emirates updated its previous order of 30 Boeing 787-9s, increasing its commitment to a total of 35 Dreamliners comprising: 15 Boeing 787-10s, and 20 Boeing 787-8s.