Boeing, Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Capital Deliver First Emirates SkyCargo 777 Freighter
Boeing (NYSE: BA), DAE and Emirates SkyCargo today celebrated the first 777 Freighter delivery to the Dubai-based air freight carrier, and the first ever Boeing delivery to Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Capital, the leasing arm of DAE, has a total of eight 777 Freighters on order.
"Today marks a milestone in our relationship with two key customers based in Dubai," said Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for the Middle East and Africa. "The unmatched efficiency and reliability of the 777 passenger models have made it the premier twin-aisle choice for our Middle East customers - so too, will the 777 Freighter enhance air freight delivery to and from the region at the best margins achievable."
Emirates' first 777 Freighter is shown here taking off from Paine Field in Everett during flight testing earlier this month.