Emirates took delivery of its first A380 in Hamburg yesterday and during the handover ceremony signed a letter of intent to firm options on 30 A350 XWBs and order 30 A330-300s. The carrier signed a firm order for 70 A350 XWBs with options for 50 more at last year's Dubai Air Show (ATWOnline, Nov. 12, 2007) and yesterday's agreement includes the firming up of 30 of those options. The LOI added even more excitement to a glitzy ceremony during which the airline ushered 500 people, including ...

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