Deal would be big boost for an aircraft that's struggled to gain customers
Tue, Jun 03, 2014 - 6:00 AM
The Boeing 747-8: Emirates' need for better fuel burn on its Airbus A380 superjumbos has opened a window of opportunity for Boeing. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
[TOULOUSE] Boeing Co is talking to Emirates, the world's biggest operator of the Airbus A380 superjumbo, about a potential sale of its rival 747-8, in what would be a major boost for a programme that's struggled to gain customers.
Emirates' need for better fuel burn on its largest jets...