When Boeing bought Airbus

Key.Aero explores the bizarre negotiation which involved Boeing buying aircraft made by its arch-rival and explains what happened to those airframes in the years that followed

In 1999, American aerospace giant, Boeing won a $1.9 billion order for ten of its 777 jetliners from Singapore Airlines, in part by agreeing to buy 17 Airbus widebodies from the Asian carrier.  

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