SOUTH CAROLINA (WJBF) – More jobs could be coming to South Carolina.
Emirates Airlines announcing it intends to buy 40 Boeing 787 10 Dreamliner jets.
The deal is worth about $15.1 billion dollars.
It comes as a blow to Boeing’s archrival Airbus.
North Charleston’s Boeing plant is the only facility that builds the twin-engine, 330 seat plane.
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce formula, a deal of this size would support more than 75,000 direct and indirect U.S. jobs.