Dubai-based Emirates Airline has ordered two new Airbus A380s, scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2017. A source close to the transaction confirmed to ATW that the two A380s had been originally commissioned by Japan’s Skymark Airlines, which filed for bankruptcy in 2015. Emirates operates 75 A380s, with a further 65 on firm order. The additional two aircraft, to be powered by Rolls Royce Trent 900 engines, will take Emirates’ total A380 order book to 142. Emirates ...

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