Emirates’ Boeing 777 Fleet Tops 859,000 Flights
Airline’s U.S. operations and US$93 billion Boeing 777 order book support U.S. economy and jobs
DUBAI, U.A.E, 17 September, 2015 - Emirates, the world’s largest operator of the U.S. -built Boeing 777, celebrated the fleet completing over 859,000 flights while logging over 4,720,000 flight hours since its first delivery in 1996. On 3 September, the airline and Boeing marked the 150th Emirates 777 delivery milestone, with a triple delivery of two Boeing 777-300ERs and one Boeing 777 Freighter.
Emirates’ 147-strong Boeing 777 fleet criss-crosses the globe, currently serving 98 destinations on six continents. These staggering operating milestones underscores Emirates’ long-term commitment to the Boeing 777 program and its contribution to aerospace manufacturing and related jobs in the U.S.
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