The Emirates Group reported a Dhs18.2 billion ($4.9 billion) cash position in the first half ending 30 September 2013, up from Dhs15.2 billion a year earlier.
The group's net profit increased 4% to Dhs2.2 billion for the first six months of its current fiscal year ending 30 September 2012 compared with the year-earlier period.
During the first six months, Emirates Airline received six new Airbus A380s, three Boeing 777s and one 777 freighter, with 15 more aircraft scheduled to be delivered before the end of the financial year.
The group repaid a Dhs1.8 billion bond, which matures in July 2013 as well as a Dhs367 million first installment payment on a $1 billion Sukuk. Emirates group also injected Dhs7 billion back into the business to fund new aircraft, engines, spares and other projects across the business.