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LE BOURGET, Paris – Qatar Airways and Boeing announced a firm order for 10 777-8Xs and four 777 Freighters on the opening day of the 2015 Paris Airshow. The order is valued at $4.8 billion at current list prices.

“Acquiring technologically-advanced airplanes such as the 777X is integral to our expansion strategy,” said His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, GCEO of Qatar Airways. “With the addition of these 777-8X to the 50 777-9X already on order, we are confident of continuing the tremendous legacy of the 777.

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