We all know the luxurious offerings in air travel that Emirates Airlines has for its patrons. Well, all this doesn’t come cheap, and Emirates seems to have turned pretty wealthy over time, enough to order 70 Boeing aircraft from the US manufacturer at $26 billion, placing the largest single order ever in the aircraft maker’s history. The order includes 50 777-300 ER aircraft at $18 billion, with 20 more aircraft costing a total of $8 billion. Currently, Emirates has the largest fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft, with 95 in all sporting the customary UAE flag.
The deal was signed by Emirates Airline and Group Chairman, and Chief Executive HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh and will have Emirates stay above its peers, being the world’s leading air career today.