Emirates proclaims order for 50 Airbus A350 jets

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Emirates has ordered 50 Airbus A350 jets, the Dubai state-owned airline introduced on the Dubai Air Present on Monday.

The order’s checklist worth sits at $16 billion, however a steep low cost is usually negotiated by airways.

Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury informed a press convention that the European multinational planemaker’s flagship A380 would now have a “youthful however very proficient brother within the Emirates household.”

The A350 is a household of long-range, twin-engine wide-body jet airliners, whereas the A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner. The 50 jets ordered by Emirates are its cornerstone A350-900 selection, accommodating between 300 and 350 passengers.

The announcement of the order comes after an underwhelming first day for the Center East’s flagship aerospace expo, with solely two jets bought on Sunday.