747-8 Intercontinental order booked last week (ATWOnline, June 12) is a VIP transport for a Middle East-based buyer, ATWOnline understands. According to sources in London, the order is linked to the order for 20 777s also booked last week. That order is believed to be for Qatar Airways. Meanwhile, Virgin Blue Airlines is the customer that exercised purchase rights for nine 737-800s last month, Boeing said yesterday. The aircraft had been listed on the airframer's orders and deliveries table ...

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