Qatar Airways has signed an agreement to buy up to nine Boeing 777-300ER aircraft valued at $2.8 billion at list prices, the airline said at the Paris Airshow on Monday.
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Two of the aircraft on firm order will be delivered in early 2014, airline Chief Executive Akbar Al-Baker said.
Options for the other seven are likely to be firmed up shortly after, and the delivery schedule will be decided then, he added.
(Reporting by Siva Govindasamy; Editing by James Regan)