Emirates confirmed Sunday that it is the customer for 10 of the 747-8Fs listed by Boeing last week as unidentified (ATWOnline, Oct. 9). Emirates also took purchase rights on a further 10. The contract signed in Dubai by Chairman and CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum cemented the order announced at the Farnborough Airshow (ATWOnline, July 19). The firm order is valued at approximately $2.8 billion at list prices. The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in 2010. "Our order for the ...

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