Emirates has retired the last Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft in its fleet from active service, meaning that the airline is the first and only worldwide to operate a fleet of all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft for its passenger flights.

In addition to the aircraft that have been retired from active service since January 2015, the airline plans to further phase out some 25 aircraft over the course of 2017 and 2018 to ensure that the operating fleet remains modern and efficient while offering customers a higher level of comfort and safety.

The carrier is currently the largest operator of the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft with 85 Airbus A380s and 160 Boeing 777s in its fleet.

Out of the 234 aircraft worth more than US$112billion that Emirates has on order, 150 will be the new Boeing 777X aircraft that will be delivered from 2020.

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