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November 16, 2013 at 3:29 PM

Big A380 deal in Dubai may end superjumbo’s down year on high note

The A380’s sales drought for 2013 could end in the dry deserts of Dubai.

Bloomberg reports that Emirates, the big airlines with a big appetite for long-range planes, is negotiating an order for 50 of the superjumbos from Airbus.

A transaction of that size would be a record for the A380, which was at risk of ending 2013 without a deal, Bloomberg reports.

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