Qatar Airways Finalises $19bn Boeing 777X Plane Deal

The Gulf carrier also said it had agreed purchase rights to buy a further 50 777X aircraft.



Boeing Co said Qatar Airways finalised an order for 50 777-9Xs wide-body jets, worth $18.9 billion at current list prices.

The Gulf carrier has also agreed to rights to buy 50 additional 777-9X jets. If the rights are exercised, Qatar Airways’ 777X order would increase to 100 airplanes, valued at $37.7 billion at list prices, Boeing said in a statement.

Qatar Airways also plans to order four 777 Freighters with an option for four more, which will have a combined value of $2.4 billion at list prices, Boeing said.