Qatar Airways has placed an order for 30 Boeing 787-9s and 10 777-300ERs, and signed a letter of intent for up to 60 737 MAX 8s. The firm widebody orders are valued at $11.7 billion at list prices and the 60 737 MAX 8s are valued at $6.9 billion, bringing the potential value of the aircraft deal to $18.6 billion. Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker told ATW at an Oct. 7 press conference in Washington DC that the airline’s commitment to the 737 MAX 8 does not mean Qatar Airways is giving ...

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