Qatar Airways doubled its deal for Boeing 777-9Xs Wednesday, firming a previous commitment for 50 aircraft and adding new purchase rights for an additional 50 of the widebodies. The new deal, signed at the Farnborough Airshow, also includes a letter of intent for four firm and four option 777 freighters. At list prices, the total deal is worth $40.1 billion—$37.7 billion for the 777Xs and $2.4 billion for the 777Fs. Qatar became a launch customer for the 777X at the Dubai Airshow in ...

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