Emirates agrees with Airbus to reduce A380 order

Emirates airline signs new deal with Airbus to buy for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s worth $21.4 billion.

DUBAI - Emirates airline said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with Airbus to reduce its total order of A380 aircraft from 162 to 123 jets.

Emirates also said it had signed a new deal with Airbus for 40 A330-900s and 30 A350-900s worth $21.4 billion.

Emirates, the largest A380 customer, will take delivery of 14 more A380s from 2019 until the end of 2021, the airline said in a statement.