FILE - In this Monday, June 28, 2008 file photo, workers of Airbus accompany the first Airbus A380 plane for the Emirates airline during the delivery ceremony at the German Airbus plant in Hamburg ... more 
FILE - In this Monday, June 28, 2008 file photo, workers of Airbus accompany the first Airbus A380 plane for the Emirates airline during the delivery ceremony at the German Airbus plant in Hamburg Finkenwerder, northern Germany. The Gulf’s three big airlines are all increasingly forging cross-border partnerships to extend their reach deeper into international markets. They are doing so even as they rapidly grow their own route networks and expand their fleets with billions of dollars’ worth of new fuel-efficient planes fitted with plush premium cabins. (AP Photo/Fabian Bimmer, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Fabian Bimmer, File
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