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British Air to Buy 31 Boeing Airliners

From Reuters

British Airways ordered 31 Boeing airliners today, ending an intense battle between the Seattle plane manufacturer and the European Airbus consortium for a package totaling $1.8 billion.

A spokesman for British Airways said it signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing for 24 short-haul 737s, six medium-range 767-300s and one short- to medium-range Boeing 757.


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