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Qatar Airways Signs $5.1Bn Deal With Airbus
Qatar Airways on 19 June signed a deal worth a total of $5.1bn with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus at the Paris Air Show. The deal includes orders for 14 Airbus A330s, two A340-600s and two of Airbuss smaller A321 model with deliveries expected to begin next year. According to Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker, the airline also expects to sign a final agreement to buy two 555-seat...