19-Jan-2010 9:00 AM

Emirates receives 8th A380: Airbus's 6,000th aircraft

Emirates announced (18-Jan-2010) the delivery of its eighth A380 aircraft. The aircraft is the 25th A380 delivery from Airbus and 6,000th aircraft produced by Airbus in 40 years. With a total order for 58 aircraft, Emirates is the single largest customer for the A380. Emirates' Airbus fleet has grown to 55 aircraft with a further 121 on order. [more]