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Emirates orders 50 more Airbus A380

The logo of Emirates airline is seen on the wing of one of their airplanes after takeoff from Dubai airport April,16,2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Jad
The logo of Emirates airline is seen on the wing of one of their airplanes after takeoff from Dubai airport April,16,2013. REUTERS/Ahmed Jad

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates announced an order for 50 additional Airbus A380 superjumbos on Sunday, minutes after placing a record order for 150 Boeing jets at the opening of the Dubai Airshow on Sunday.

The deal is worth $23 billion at list prices and brings total orders from Emirates alone for the world's largest jetliner to 140 aircraft, its chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum told a news conference.

(Reporting by Tim Hepher, Praveen Menon)

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