Tag: Dubai Airshow

Boeing, SCAT Airlines Finalize Order for Six 737 MAX 8s

Boeing and Kazakhstan-based SCAT Airlines announced an order for six 737 MAX 8s on the final day of the 2017 Dubai Airshow. The agreement, valued at $674 million at current list prices, also includes purchase rights for five additional 737 MAX 8s. “The 737 MAX 8 fits our network strategy as we expand to include […]

Boeing and flydubai Sign Historic Deal for 225 737 MAX Airplanes

Boeing and flydubai signed a landmark agreement today for 225 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $27 billion. The deal represents the largest-ever single-aisle jet order – by number of airplanes and total value – from a Middle East carrier. Signed at the 2017 Dubai Airshow in flydubai’s hometown, the agreement includes […]

Dubai Airport Eyes 118 Million Passengers by 2023

Smart solutions that make passenger journey seamless and more enjoyable are key to Dubai Airports’ plan to increase capacity to 118 million passengers by 2023. Delivering the keynote address at the inaugural “Airport Solutions Dubai” at the Dubai Airshow, Jamal Al Hai, Member of Federal Council and Deputy Chairman of Dubai Airports, said the airport […]

Boeing Forecasts $730 Billion Market for New Airplanes in Middle East

Boeing forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO) for the region during the Dubai Airshow. “Traffic growth in the Middle East is expected to grow at 5.6 percent annually during the […]

Emirates Places US$15.1 Billion Order for 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced a US$ 15.1 billion (AED 55.4 billion) commitment for 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners. In the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief […]

No A350 Or B787 Orders At The Dubai Airshow?

Any expected order by Emirates for Airbus’ A350 or Boeing’s 787 have been put on hold, Emirates president Tim Clark told reporters at Aviation Festival in London. Emirates had placed an order for 70 Airbus A350s that was cancelled in June 2014, but the airline’s chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum had said he […]

Emirates Selects Cirrus SR22 for Pilot Training

Emirates Flight Training Academy, the flight training organization operated by Dubai-based airline Emirates, has selected the Cirrus SR22 for its primary training aircraft fleet, the companies announced at this week’s Dubai Airshow. Cirrus will supply 22 airplanes for the training program at Al Maktoum International-Dubai World Central Airport in support of the Emirates’ National Cadet […]