Emirates Airlines receives 100th 777 aircraft from Boeing
02 Nov 2014
(MENAFN) Emirates Airline announced it has received its 100th 777-300ER aircraft from US-based plane manufacturer Boeing, resulting in the carrier now having 142 777s in operation and becoming the only airline in the world to operate all the 777 variants, Arabian Business reported.
The airline currently has 204 more Boeing 777s on order and these planes are expected to support over 400.000 jobs in the United States of America, including those from various suppliers such as General Electric which provides the GE90 engines that power all of our 777-300ERs.
Boeing said that they are very proud of their long-term relationship with Emirates and for the confidence they have in their products and services beginning with the 777 and continuing with the 777X in the years to come, which the airline is committed to buy 150 airplanes in a deal which was finalized in July.
“The Boeing 777-300ER is one of the most remarkable aircraft ever built, and its combination of efficiency, range and payload is second to none,” Emirate Airlines CEO said after the delivery of the plane.