Boeing, Emirates commit to 40 787-10 Dreamliners

Boeing, Emirates commit to 40 787-10 Dreamliners

The airline says that in selecting the 787-10, it complements its 777 fleet with a medium twin-aisle airliner that offers 25% better fuel efficiency per seat and emissions than the aircraft it replaces.

Emirates is the world´s largest Boeing 777 operator and will be the first to receive the new 777X in 2020.

Singapore, 14 November 2017 - Emirates, announced at the weekend it has made a USD15.1 billion (AED 55.4 billion) commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners.

Emirates' agreement includes conversion rights to switch the aircraft to 787-9s, offering the airline additional flexibility for its future fleet and global network. Emirates' 787-10s will be delivered from 2022.

In total, Boeing has sold more than 1,275 Dreamliners to more than 65 customers so far; The deal with Emirates pushes the total number of new 787 orders this year to more than 180. Since deliveries began in 2011, Boeing has delivered more than 600 of the 787 planes. "Emirates' endorsement of the 787 Dreamliner extends our long-standing partnership and will sustain many jobs in the United States".