Emirates may slow aircraft deliveries

09 June 2009

The head of Emirates Airline said the carrier may slow deliveries of Airbus A380s or Boeing 777s as the global recession curbs travel demand. Any slowdown would affect 10 planes or fewer and begin in about 18 months, Emirates President Tim Clark said in an interview Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur. Emirates currently operates five A380s and has another 53 on order.

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