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Emirates Airline Receives Its Sixth Airbus A380

Emirates Airline is moving forward with its fleet expansion, taking delivery of its sixth Airbus A380 aircraft, which will make it possible to expand its long haul network.  The huge aircraft traveled from the Jurgen Thomas Delivery Centre in Hamburg, Germany, and landed in Dubai last night. Emirates Executive Vice President Adel Al Redha said the delivery of their sixth A380 demonstrates the airlines resilience during the global economic crisis.  He said “The A380 offers us the ability to support our operational needs and meet passenger demand, an important factor with international load levels looking positive over the next few months.”

The Emirates A380 serves six destinations including Bangkok, Sydney, Auckland, Heathrow, and Seoul The aircraft provides a greener long haul travel option with its significant reduction in noise, emissions, and fuel burn.  Beginning on December 29th, Emirates will also operate the A380 on its Paris route, and expects to take delivery of its seventh A380 later this month.
 

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