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Relief for the Airbus A380: Emirates ordered 36 aircraft for 16 billion

The largest international airline in the world placed a large order which means a relief for the current situation of the Airbus A380. Emirates today announced the signing of an order for 36 Airbus A380 aircraft, with 20 firm orders and 16 options, valued at $ 16,000 million ($ 58,700 million from the United Arab Emirates). The Emirates A380 aircraft use GE and Rolls-Royce engines and the airline is now evaluating the engine options for the aircraft of the new order. Emirates owns 101 aircraft Airbus A380, which added to…

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Airbus figures in 2017: 718 aircraft delivered and 1109 orders

The European manufacturer announced today the figures achieved last year. Airbus closed 2017 with very good results, being the 15th consecutive year to achieve increasing numbers. The manufacturer delivered 718 passenger aircraft to 85 customers, which is 4% higher than the 2016 figure (of 688 aircraft delivered). In terms of orders, Airbus received 1109 from 44 customers. Below are the different deliveries of Airbus aircraft during 2017: 558 aircraft A320. Of which 181 were A320neo (166% more than in 2016). 67 aircraft A330. 78 aircraft A350-900 (60% more compared to 2016). 15 aircraft A380.…

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Airbus presented the first Beluga XL fully assembled

The aircraft of the European manufacturer is part of the new generation of special freighters. On January 4, the first Beluga XL aircraft fully assembled left its hangar in the city of Toulouse, France. The Beluga is still being manufactured by Airbus and belongs to the new generation of special cargo aircraft, which will be used to transport aircraft fuselages to the final assembly lines in Germany, France and Spain. In the month of July, we advanced in our article the manufacturing process of the huge Beluga XL, which in…

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These are the routes of the Airbus A380 in 2017

Where does the largest passenger plane in the world fly today? The Airbus A380 began flying in 2007 with Singapore Airlines, since then several airlines and routes have been lucky to have the largest passenger plane in the world. Currently, the preference for cheaper and more versatile airplanes has caused their sales to decrease to the point that Airbus is studying the possibility of stopping production. However, the European manufacturer delivered 213 units in this year 2017, and received orders for some 317 more aircraft. The RoutesOnline.com site published an…

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