21 November, 2023

Emirates has signed an order for an additional 15 Airbus A350-900s

Emirates has signed an order for an additional 15 A350-900s at the Dubai Airshow last week, taking its total order to 65 aircraft.

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group said, “The A350-900s will add to our fleet mix and we are pleased to announce additional orders for this aircraft type. We plan to deploy our A350s to serve a range of new markets including long-haul missions of up to 15 hours flying time from Dubai. We will work closely with Airbus and Rolls-Royce to ensure our aircraft deliver the best possible operating efficiency and flying experience for our customers.”
“Emirates’ orders this week are all carefully planned to support our future growth and the Dubai economic vision set out by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Emirates experience is often the first visitor experience of Dubai – and we want it to be the best.”

Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of International said, “With this agreement we mark another solid step forward in the long standing relationship agreement between Emirates and Airbus. A relationship founded on a pursuit of innovation, efficiency and operational excellence. Just as the A380 established itself at the heart of Emirates operations, we are equally proud of what the A350 will do in the years to come.”

The A350 is the world’s most modern and efficient widebody aircraft and the long range leader in the 300-410 seater category, flying efficiently on any sector from short-haul to ultra-long-haul routes up to 9,700nm. Its clean sheet design includes state-of-the-art technologies, aerodynamics, lightweight materials and latest generation engines that together deliver 25% advantage in fuel burn, operating costs and CO₂ emissions, as well as 50% noise reduction compared to previous generation competitor aircraft.

Flexibility for airlines, comfort for passengers

As the cornerstone member in Airbus’ A350 Family, the A350-900 accommodates 300-350 passengers in a standard three-class configuration, and flies efficiently on everything from short-range segments to ultra-long-range routes of up to 9,700nm (18,000km) non-stop.

Like all members of the A350 Family, the A350-900 benefits from the most modern airliner cabin – delivering new standards of comfort to passengers throughout the flight. The advances made in the A350’s cabin have led to development of the Airspace™ concept, which delivers the perfect space for passenger well-being, which is now offered on other members of Airbus’ commercial aircraft families.
Passengers on the A350-900 can look forward to a spacious, elegantly-lit cabin as they settle into Airbus’ wider seats for an enjoyable flight.
The cabin’s quietness contributes to a relaxing environment, while the latest in-flight entertainment allows passengers to access movies on demand or stay up-to-date with the world below, thanks to Wi-Fi and mobile phone connectivity.