emirates 787 order
Emirates has today finalized a purchase agreement with Boeing for some Boeing 787-9s, which also sees them reducing the number of Boeing 777Xs they have on order. At this point Emirates has finalized orders for: Emirates A330-900neo (which is no longer happening). Will this be the end of Emirates First Class? Clark in October revealed lofty plans to expand the Emirates fleet by 30% by the end of 2025. All Rights Reserved. In addition to the remaining A380s they’ve had on order, in the past two years the airline has finalized orders or signed memorandums of understandings for the 787-9, 787-10, A330-900neo, A350-900, 777-8, and 777-9. Lots of airlines split orders, but Emirates has historically been different. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. It’s not known if Emirates is also looking to bring forward deliveries of its A350s, of which the first is due in May 2023. In late 2017 Emirates had signed a memorandum of understanding for 40 Boeing 787-10s, though they never decided to execute on that, and are now instead selecting the 787-9. Emirates is set to announce a revision of its Boeing 777X order as it prefers to have more 787-9s over 777-9s. Why would they decide to switch it up? I don’t get it. How often did Emirates change their fleet development recently? Your email address will not be published. As the world’s biggest long-haul carrier, Emirates is dependent on a traffic segment that has been hit the hardest by the pandemic and which is expected to remain weak for the next three to four years. © 2020 CNBC LLC. Wasn’t it just last week you wrote about Tim Clarks comments on other airlines failure to make the A380 work? Now we are at the fourth fleet revision where a whole new factor has entered the stage: Covid-19. Just a couple of days ago Emirates finalized their A350 order, and now they’re finalizing their 787 order. The first 787-9s are due in May 2023, but Al Redha acknowledged he would like to have them sooner rather than later as their size and economies are exactly what Emirates needs right now. Emirates has been very successful with their current two aircraft type fleet, (I do, however, remember the time when they were also operating a330s and a340s along with their 777s and a380s). Data is a real-time snapshot *Data is delayed at least 15 minutes. Its fleet of roughly 400 737 Max jets around the world have been grounded since March. I suppose they got a good discount on the A350s because Airbus was actively trying to discontinue the A380 project. Get this delivered to your inbox, and more info about our products and services. The order is crucial for the American manufacturing giant, whose sales have been badly hit following two catastrophic crashes of its popular 737 Max jet in less than five months that killed a total of 346 people. Emirates is the number one buyer of Airbus' iconic A380, the world's largest airliner, with 123 of the planes in its fleet. With even a 777-300ER too big for low demand, the airline is in urgent need of more fleet flexibility. Learn More In late 2017 Emirates had signed a memorandum of understanding for 40 Boeing 787-10s, though they never decided to execute on that, and are now instead selecting the 787-9.. Must be pain in the a.. to work for emirates as publisher or in general press department…… I can only imagine the vibes beetween fleet operations and press department…..*You changed again the order Bill?….. what type of aircraft is it this time……?….. You will have my rendering by friday* Admittedly those planes would be closer to being substitutes for the 777X, but still, it does surprise me. The 777X as a long term replacement plan for the A380’s. Dubai, UAE, 18 November 2019 – Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today announced a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion (AED 58.7 billion) at list prices at the Dubai Airshow 2019. Emirates’ 2019 fleet review came on the back of two previous ones. I’m scratching my head on this one. About BenBen Schlappig (aka Lucky) is a travel consultant, blogger, and avid points collector. This site is for entertainment purposes only. Emirates originally ordered 150 777X ats the 2013 Dubai Air Show: 115 777-9s and 35 -8s.