Emirates firms up A380 superjumbo order

|By:, SA News Editor

Emirates has firmed up an order to buy as many as 36 Airbus (OTCPK:EADSY) A380 aircraft worth as much as $16B at list prices, ensuring production of the world’s biggest passenger jet for at least the next decade.

The order, for 20 of the double-decker planes with an option for 16 more, was originally announced on a provisional basis in mid-January. Deliveries are due to begin in 2020.

Previously: Airbus snags A380 lifeline from Emirates (Jan. 18 2018)

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