By Andrew Parker in London www.ft.com
Emirates Airline, the fast-growing Gulf carrier, is in advanced negotiations with Boeing to buy as many as 100 long-haul passenger jets, in what could be a record-breaking $30bn-plus commercial order for the US aircraft manufacturer.
Emirates said it could unveil deals with both Boeing and Airbus at next month’s Dubai air show, although the airline stressed no agreements had been finalised. Boeing and Airbus declined to comment. More info