Qatar announces Airbus, Boeing aircraft orders after Dubai drama

Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker. By Geoffrey Thomas Qatar Airways (QR) ordered 50 Airbus A320neos and five A380s, worth a reported $6.5 billion at the Dubai Airshow—alongside a Boeing order for two 777 freighters worth $560 million—but the Airbus order was only secured after some high drama. A press...

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