Emirates Airline Becomes Largest 777 Airline Customer

Emirates Airline is a vanguard in the international aviation industry. The airline began in March 1985 upon acquisition of its first two aircrafts; Boeing 727-200s. Emirates is now the national airline of Dubai the largest major airline in the Middle East. Pride in a young and innovative fleet summarizes Emiratesˆrich history of operating at the forefront of modern passenger experience. Emirates was the first airline to install video systems in all seats (1992), to show live footage of take-off and landing upon delivery of its first Boeing 777-200 (1996), to introduce international in-flight mobile service (2009), currently is the largest operator of Boeing 777s and the only airline to operate every model type. Emirates is continually recognized for operating excellence and was most recently ranked the eighth best airline in the world by Skytrax.

“The 777 is an excellent aircraft in terms of operating economics, and importantly, the new technologies incorporated within enable us to fit it out with the latest onboard systems and passenger amenities,” said Tim Clark, president Emirates Airlines. “Emirates is committed to maintaining a young and modern fleet, which enhances our passengersˆ comfort and safety and also makes our aircraft some of the most environmentally-friendly in the skies.”

“The 777 is the worldˆs most successful twin-engine, long-haul airplane and Emirates has contributed significantly to the 777 programˆs success, both in becoming the now largest 777 airline customer and through its continued feedback on quality step improvements weˆve made to the airplane,” said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for the Middle East, Central and South Asia, Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Learn more about Emirates and the 777 here:
Emirates Boeing 777 Experience — YouTube Site