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Friday, 17 April 2015 10:16 AM

US plane maker sees decision from MidEast nation 'within months' on whether to buy F/A-18 jets

Oman Air says orders 20 Boeing 737s, as part of plan to double fleet by 2020

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Monday, 30 March 2015 10:23 AM

Airline will eventually have 25 narrowbody planes and 45 wide bodies by the end of the decade

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Monday, 16 March 2015 8:01 PM

Planemaker's Middle East chief sees only 'low risk' of subsidies row affecting Open Skies agreement

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Gulf will see a drop off in plane orders in 2015, says Boeing exec

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Thursday, 5 March 2015 10:01 AM

US planemaker forecast that the region won't see the "same magnitude" of record-breaking sales seen in recent years

Qatar Airways inks $2.46bn new plane deal with Boeing

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015 11:51 AM

Agreement includes an order for four 777 Freighters, with purchase rights for an additional four

Etihad names key long-haul routes for first Dreamliner

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Friday, 2 January 2015 2:15 AM

Dusseldorf, Washington DC, Mumbai, Brisbane and Moscow will see launch of first Boeing superjumbo

Kuwait Airways, Boeing finalise $3.3bn planes order

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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 8:47 AM

US plane maker says Kuwaiti airline has ordered 10 777-300ER aircraft which can carry 386 passengers

Boeing on track to meet Dreamliner delivery forecast

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Thursday, 4 December 2014 10:58 AM

Middle East carriers have around 138 787 aircraft on order with the US plane maker

Qatar Airways takes delivery of three new planes in one day

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Wednesday, 5 November 2014 2:17 PM

Doha-based carrier receives two Dreamliners and one 777 aircraft from Boeing amid rapid expansion

Boeing delivers 100th 777 aircraft to Dubai's Emirates

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Saturday, 1 November 2014 1:50 AM

Airline president Sir Tim Clark says a further 204 777s are on order with the US plane manufacturer

Boeing sees funding boom for MidEast plane deliveries

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Monday, 20 October 2014 1:19 PM

US plane maker says commercial financial institutions in the region are increasingly funding the record number of deliveries

Boeing opens global research centre in Saudi Arabia

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014 12:14 PM

The US plane maker has set-up five facilities for aviation training and research around the world

Boeing says 55,000 new pilots needed in Middle East

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Friday, 1 August 2014 10:00 AM

US plane manufacturer releases report that also says 62,000 technicians needed in region in next 20 years

Qatar Airways finalises $19bn Boeing planes deal

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Wednesday, 16 July 2014 1:21 PM

Gulf carrier announces order for 50 Boeing 777-9X aircraft with option for a further 50 planes

MidEast airlines forecast to receive 2,950 new planes by 2033

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Saturday, 12 July 2014 1:18 AM

New Boeing report says nearly 37,000 new aircraft will be delivered globally over next 20 years

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014 1:40 PM

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Tuesday, 20 May 2014 1:27 PM

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