Emirates Plans Big Order at Farnborough

24.06.2010 Aviation & Space

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Dubai's Emirates Airline will place a large plane order at  Farnborough Air Show in July, the emirate's Ruler said.
In an interview with CNN, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, said Dubai Airport's continued expansion, in addition to a large growth in passenger numbers and tourism, prompted Emirates Airline to invest in more airplanes to keep pace with developments.

In response to a question about the secret behind Emirates' $15 billion business deals following the events of September 11th, as well as the $11.5 billion A380 Airbus purchase at the recent ILA Berlin Air Show, Sheikh Mohammed said that opportunities arise out of crises, and that Dubai will overcome the challenges posed by the global financial crisis.
Details of the the interview to be aired in full on CNN on Friday, June 25th were published on Sheikh Mohammed's official website (www.sheikhmohammed.com)



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