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Qatar, Emirates reap economies of scale from purchase pact

They negotiated a deal for as many as 250 B777 planes
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 06:00

[DUBAI] Qatar Airways Ltd said that it jointly negotiated a deal for as many as 250 of Boeing Co's new 777 planes with Dubai-based Emirates, putting old rivalries aside to wring maximum value from the Persian Gulf's growing dominance of the wide-body jet market.The novel approach, which saw the