The airline and Boeing signed a memorandum of collaboration, which proposes the companies work together toward the goal of Vietnam Airlines’ fleet replacement and expansion and for it to place an order for eight 787-10s and eight 777-8Xs, on July 6 at Washington Reagan National Airport.

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Qatar Airways has ordered 10 Boeing 777-8Xs and four 777 Freighters, in a deal which Boeing announced on the first day of the Paris Air Show 2015. Boeing also announced at the show that EVA Air intends to purchase five 777 Freighters.

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Qatar Airways has finalized an order for 50 Boeing 777-9Xs and has announced a commitment for 50 additional 777-9X purchase rights. The airline has also announced its intent to order four Boeing 777 Freighters and secure options for four more.

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The manufacturer revealed at the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 on July 15 that it would apply Boeing 787 Dreamliner cabin innovations to the interior of the Boeing 777X family.

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Cathay Pacific Airways has become Asia’s first Boeing 777X customer with an order for 21 777-9X widebodies. Boeing values Cathay Pacific Airways’ Boeing 777-9X order at more than $7 billion at current list prices.

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Boeing has begun low-speed wind tunnel tests for the Boeing 777X and calls the testing a major milestone in aircraft development. Testing started on December 5 at QinetiQ’s test facility at Farnborough in the UK.

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In deals announced on the first day of the Dubai Airshow 2013, Qatar Airways has signed a letter of intent to order 50 Boeing 777-9X passenger aircraft and has signed a firm order for five more Airbus A330-200F freighters, optioning eight more A330-200Fs at the same time.

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Etihad Airways has announced an order at the Dubai Airshow for 56 Boeing widebody jets, with options and purchase rights for 26 additional aircraft. Boeing values the November 17 order, announced on the first day of the Dubai Airshow 2013, at $25.2 billion at list prices.

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Emirates Airline has rewritten all records in civil aviation history with an order for 150 Boeing 777Xs ‒ comprising 35 Boeing 777-8Xs and 115 Boeing 777-9Xs, plus purchase rights on 50 more aircraft ‒ and an additional 50 Airbus A380s. Together, the Boeing and Airbus orders, excluding purchase rights, are valued by Emirates at US$99 billion at list prices.

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