QATAR Airways has announced one of the airline's largest aircraft orders in its history, signing with Boeing for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at US$11.7b at list prices. In addition, QR has inked a Letter of Intent for up to 60 737 MAX-8s, valued at US$6.9b. The Doha-based carrier already operates a fleet of 84 Boeing jets (of the same type) and has a further 65 planes on firm backlog, 60 of which are 777-Xs.
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