Qatar Airways orders Boeing planes in $1.7B deal

Qatar Airways has ordered six Boeing 777 jets in a $1.7 billion deal at the start of the Paris Air Show.

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Published: Mon 20 Jun 2011, 3:20 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 4:50 AM

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar al-Baker announced on Monday that the airline is buying extended versions of the long-range jet, the 777-300.

It was the first major purchase announced at the air show, the aviation industry’s premier event.

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