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  • DUBAI, Oct 14- Emirates doubts it will receive any of the 115 Boeing 777-9 s it has ordered next year, its president said on Monday, as the U.S. planemaker grapples with challenges in building the jet. Now it doesn't look like we will have any, " Tim Clark said at a conference in Dubai. There have also been issues with General Electric Cos new GE9X turbine engine that will...

  • LONDON, Sept 4- Emirates President Tim Clark said engine makers Rolls-Royce and GE must improve their reliability, saying the airline would not take new Airbus and Boeing planes unless they were truly ready. Boeing has pushed back the entry into service of an ultra-long-range version of its forthcoming 777 X widebody, in part due to issues with its GE engines.

  • DUBAI, July 16- Emirates is to start flights to Mexico with a stopover in Spain, a so-called fifth freedom flight that could anger critics and rival airlines in the United States and Europe. The Dubai state-owned carrier said on Tuesday it would start daily flights to Mexico City International Airport via Barcelona on Dec. 9, the airline's first service to Mexico.

  • The FAA said up to 148 of the part known as a leading-edge slat track that were manufactured by a Boeing supplier are affected, covering 179 MAX and 133 NG aircraft worldwide. Boeing has yet to submit a software upgrade to the FAA as it works to get approval to end the grounding of the 737 MAX. In a statement issued after the FAA announcement, Boeing said it has not been...

  • SEOUL, June 2- Global airlines urged regulators on Sunday to coordinate on software changes to the Boeing 737 MAX, thus avoiding damaging splits over safety seen when the aircraft was grounded in March. The International Air Transport Association, whose 290 carriers account for 80 percent of world flying, said trust in the certification system had been damaged...

  • SEOUL, June 2- Emirates airline President Tim Clark said on Sunday that global regulators should act in a coordinated way to return the Boeing 737 MAX to service and warned it could take six months to get the grounded jet back into operation.

  • DUBAI, April 29- Emirates President Tim Clark said on Monday the airline's last financial year has not been easy and that the company is not growing at its previous pace due to political tensions in the region and elsewhere.

  • Emirates President Tim Clark.

    The airline's president rebuffed complaints by some U.S. rivals that the carrier had an unfair competitive advantage.