The announcement comes as the company displays an unprecedented five commercial planes at the 49th Paris Air Show.
- 14 firm orders and four options for next-generation 737-800s
- 5 extended range 777-300s
- 4 787-9 Dreamliners
Boeing secured orders and commitments from two undisclosed firms for 17 747-8 Intercontinentals, which would sell for $5.4 billion at list prices.
Boeing now has 126 747-8 family units on back order, including 50 745-8 Intercontinentals.
Qatar Airways has ordered six extended range Boeing 777-300s at a total list price of $1.7 billion. Qatar Airways currently operates 25 Boeing airplanes, 15 of which are extended range 777-300s.
“We are positioned for future growth as we near delivery of our two revolutionary, 21st-century airplanes, ” said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh. “We are building tomorrow’s airplanes today and driving value and fuel-efficiency that help our customers compete in the global marketplace.”