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Emirates vows to buy 100 more A380s if Airbus agrees to upgrade the jets

Carriers urged to re-evaluate superjumbo as a solution to likely capacity constraints

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Emirates has 57 A380s in its fleet with 15 more arriving this year out of an order for 140 in total. The plane sells for US$428 million after Airbus raised its price an average 3.3 per cent on Jan 1.

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EMIRATES, the biggest customer for the A380 superjumbo, has said that it has told Airbus Group NV it would commit to buying 100 more jets worth more than US$43 billion at list prices if the manufacturer agrees to equip the plane with a new engine.

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