Emirates Has Just Signed A Mega Deal At The World Government Summit Totaling Over AED58 BILLION
Always moving forward
A deal worth a total ofAED58 BILLION (US$16 billion) and 36 aircraft was signed in the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai; and Edouard Philippe, the Prime Minister of France.
It firms up a deal made in January for the world's largest airline
Today we firmed up our order for 36 @Airbus A380s worth US$16 billion at @WorldGovSummit in Dubai, in the presence of @HHShkMohd, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; and @ephilippepm, Prime Minister of France. https://t.co/o3VFKPJPp3 pic.twitter.com/w69FhxHa6X— Emirates Airline (@emirates) February 11, 2018
Strong links between the UAE and France
The French Prime Minister, who checked out the Louvre Abu Dhabi earlier this week, sealed the deal and also discussed the aviation ties between France and the UAE during his visit.
This new order confirms the commitment by the Dubai based airline to the A380 aircraft, which 'has been a successful aircraft for our customers, our operations, and our brand' according to HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group; and Mikail Houari, President Airbus Africa Middle East.