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Qatar Airways finalizes $19 billion Boeing 777X plane deal

The Boeing logo is seen at their headquarters in Chicago, April 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young

FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Qatar Airways said on Wednesday it had finalised an order for 50 Boeing 777-9 X planes worth around $19 billion at list prices.

The Gulf carrier also said it had agreed purchase rights to buy a further 50 777X aircraft, potentially doubling the size of the deal.

(Reporting by Tim Hepher; Editing by Jason Neely)