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Emirates celebrates, gets ready to receive 1000th Boeing 777

Emirates, the largest operator of the Boeing 777 aircraft, celebrated the unveiling of the 1,000th Boeing 777 during a special event at the manufacturer’s plant in Everett, Washington State.

When it is delivered later this month, this aircraft will be registered as A6-EGO, and will become the 102nd Boeing 777 in Emirates fleet. The airline still has another 93 777’s on order.

The factory celebration was attended by more than 5,000 Boeing employees, suppliers and government officials, including Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, a delegation of dignitaries from the UAE and senior Emirates executives.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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