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Emirates Airlines Ordered Aircrafts for USD 16 Billion

Emirates Airlines has signed a $ 16 billion deal for the purchase of 36 Airbus A380 aircrafts a few days after the European company reported that due to lack of orders it could stop producing those machines.

The company announced they have received rigid orders for 20 of the big planes with options for 16 more. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020, reported BGNews.

New Zealand Jet Fuel Shortage Leaves Passengers Stranded

Thousands of airline passengers were stranded in Auckland on Monday after a burst pipeline cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand's largest airport, reported BBC. 

The damaged pipeline is Auckland Airport's only source of jet fuel.

The disruption is expected to last at least a week as work continues to repair the pipe, the operator said.