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  • *Dubai wants "absolute" certainty on A380 future. DUBAI, Nov 14- Emirates believes Airbus can meet demands from the Dubai government to guarantee development of the A380 jet program, as it challenges the planemaker to see who will blink first in talks over a new $16 billion superjumbo plane order. Airbus CEO Tom Enders left the air show on Monday, though sales chief...

  • *Dubai wants "absolute" certainty on A380 future. DUBAI, Nov 14- Emirates believes Airbus can meet demands from the Dubai government to guarantee development of the A380 jet programme, as it challenges the planemaker to see who will blink first in talks over a new $16 billion superjumbo plane order. Airbus CEO Tom Enders left the air show on Monday, though sales chief...

  • DUBAI, Nov 13- Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before state-owned Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president said on Monday. Speaking to Reuters at the Dubai Airshow, Tim Clark also said the largest Middle East carrier would probably stick with...

  • DUBAI, Nov 13- Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before state-owned Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president said on Monday. Speaking to Reuters at the Dubai Airshow, Tim Clark also said the largest Middle East carrier would probably stick with...

  • DUBAI, Nov 13- Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before state-owned Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president said on Monday. Speaking to Reuters at the Dubai Airshow, Tim Clark also said the largest Middle East carrier would probably stick with...

  • DUBAI, Nov 13- Dubai wants a guarantee that Airbus will keep production of the A380 superjumbo open for at least 10 years before Emirates places a new order for the world's largest jetliner, the airline's president told Reuters on Monday.

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The Latest on the Dubai Air Show:. Azerbaijan Airlines says it will buy five Boeing 787-8 s and two other freighter aircraft from the Chicago- based manufacturer, a deal worth an estimated $1.1 billion. The two companies did not offer terms for the deal, though five 787-8 s at list price have a value of over $1.1 billion.

  • DUBAI, Nov 12- A battle for orders erupted on day one of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday as Europe's Airbus and its U.S. arch-rival Boeing prepared to fire opening salvos worth almost $30 billion. Airbus was widely expected to announce a fresh order worth $16 billion at list prices for the world's largest passenger jet, the A380, from Dubai's Emirates, injecting new life...

  • DUBAI, Nov 12- Airbus will have to buy back or find new homes for some of the older A380s currently operated by Dubai's Emirates as it finalizes a deal to sell new superjumbos to the Gulf carrier, industry sources said on Sunday. Asked at a news conference on the launch of a new first-class cabin whether Emirates would place an A380 order at the show, Emirates...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Long-haul carrier Emirates purchased 40 American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show, a $15.1 billion deal certain to please U.S. But instead, Emirates CEO and Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum explained how the airline considered the Airbus A350 and decided to pick the...

  • PARIS, Oct 11- John Leahy, who has sold planes worth over a trillion dollars during more than two decades as sales chief at Europe's Airbus, is finally calling it a day at the end of the year after one last push to level the score with Boeing, executives said. The 67- year-old New Yorker, who hinted earlier this year he would retire in the autumn to make way for his deputy...

  • PARIS, Oct 11- Airbus sales chief John Leahy, a dominant figure of modern aviation, has resolved one of the most widely discussed questions in the aerospace sector by settling on a retirement date- the end of 2017, company executives said on Wednesday. His long-rumored departure leaves a record backlog of orders for Europe's main aerospace group but uncertainty...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 11- Emirates is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways in areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said on Wednesday, adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners. Based in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates and Etihad have competed to build global networks from their respective hubs in Dubai and Abu...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 11- Emirates is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways on areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said on Wednesday, adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners. Based in the United Arab Emirates, Emirates and Etihad have been competing fiercely to build global networks around their respective hubs...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 11- Dubai- based airline Emirates is open to cooperation with rival Etihad Airways on areas including procurement, its president Tim Clark said, adding a full merger between the pair was unlikely but up to the owners. Both airlines are based in the United Arab Emirates but over the last decade they have been competing fiercely to build global...

  • PARIS, June 21- Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, and budget carrier flydubai will start to deepen their relationship over the next 18 months as their owner, the Dubai government, seeks to improve returns. Emirates President Tim Clark told reporters on Wednesday that changes could include more closely coordinated connecting- or feeder- flights, and a...

  • PARIS, June 21- Emirates, the Middle East's largest airline, is seeing a return in demand on routes to the United States that it had started to retreat from in May, President Tim Clark said on Wednesday. Emirates announced in April it would cut flights on five U.S. routes from May, blaming travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration for...

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