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  • Boeing wins $10 bln Qantas jet order (Its Boeing, baby! Another $10B that Airbus DOESNT get)

    12/14/2005 6:46:49 AM PST · by Pukin Dog · 26 replies · 1,661+ views
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Boeing Co. won a $10 billion order from Qantas Airways Ltd. to deliver 65 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, with an option for a further 50 planes, dealing a blow to rival Airbus. The decision by the Australian carrier comes amid a record year in aircraft orders for Boeing and Airbus, which is 80 percent owned by European Aerospace Defense & Space Co. and 20 percent by Britain's BAE Systems Plc. . Qantas, the world's eighth-biggest passenger airline by market value, said it ordered 45 twin-aisled B787 jets with options for a further 20. The value of the...