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Dubai Emirates Airline Signs $2.27bn Deal To Buy Seven A3XX Airplanes

Dubai's Emirates Airline signed a $2.27bn contract on 24 July for seven Airbus A3XX super jumbo airliners with an option for five more, according to the Arabic language paper al-Bayan. Of the seven initial orders, five are for passenger airliners and two are for freight aircraft. The airline would take delivery of the passenger version in February 2006 and of the freight aircraft in the spring...