Emirates adds five Boeing 777 Freighters to cargo cart

Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Tuesday Emirates Airline has ordered five 777 Freighters, worth more than $1.7 billion at list prices, to expand its cargo fleet.

The airplanes will be operated by Emirates SkyCargo, adding to its existing fleet of 11 Freighters, Boeing said in a statement.

The Middle East carrier is currently the world’s largest operator of the 777 family, and has nearly 150 of the airplane type in its fleet, it added.