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Byline: Dominic Gates
May 19--As chief executive of a big Middle Eastern airline with ambitions to be colossal, Tim Clark pushes both Boeing and Airbus to their limits.
"We have always been pretty pushy. You've got to be," said Clark, a small, steely Englishman who is CEO of the Dubai-based airline Emirates. "They've got to build what we want."
Because of Emirates' plan to expand nonstop service globally from its hub in Dubai, the carrier wants bigger jets and longer-range jets than just about any other airline.
Clark was in town Friday telling Boeing he wants a bigger 787 Dreamliner, a lighter 777 and a longer-range 747 jumbo jet.
He also came to check out the latest premium cabin just installed on a brand-new Emirates 777 jet, …