Middle Eastern carrier Emirates has ordered another 30 Boeing 777-300ERs, adding to a previous order total of 71 of the type.

The airline, which disclosed the deal at the Farnborough Air Show, values the agreement at $9.1 billion.

All 777-300ERs are fitted with General Electric GE90 engines.

Emirates' aircraft will be opreated in a three-class configuration, with eight first-class suites, 42 business-class and 310 economy-class seats.

There are 86 777s already in the Dubai-based carrier's fleet, including 53 777-300ERs.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news