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Emirates Strikes $16 Billion A380 Deal

Emirates Strikes $16 Billion A380 Deal
Ryan Boyd

On Thursday, Emirates announced that it had completed an order for 20 Airbus A380 aircraft to the tune of $16 billion. This comes on the heels of a press statement by Airbus stating that it would be forced to cease production of the superjumbo jet if unable to continue sales to airlines.

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  1. weero


    January 18, 2018 at 1:18 pm

    How is that a deal … woudln’t that make each unit roughly double the price of the early models???

  2. Yoshi212

    January 19, 2018 at 7:28 am

    The prices listed are public sale prices & nondiscounted. The contract price will be significantly different.

  3. ioto1902

    January 19, 2018 at 1:10 pm

    Airbus needed Emirates ? or Emirates needed Airbus ?
    Probably both.
    In any case, pax are the winners.
    Great airplane.

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