Emirates (EK) president Tim Clark confirmed to ATW that its order for up to 70 Boeing777-300ERs was an insurance against late deliveries of the Airbus A350 (ATW Daily News, Nov. 15). “We do not want to be caught out with a capacity shortfall,” he said. Clark also said he was bullish on Boeing’s plans for further development of the 777. “It is looking very good. Mind you, it is one thing to talk about what you can do another to guarantee it,” Clark said at ...

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