Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Announce New Commitment for Five 777 Freighters

LE BOURGET, France /PRNewswire/ — Qatar Airways, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers, announced a commitment to purchase five additional 777 Freighters from Boeing [NYSE: BA]. The deal, valued at $1.8 billion at list prices, was unveiled at the Paris Air Show and signed in the presence of His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed…

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First delivery of A350 XWB to Qatar Airways

Customer satisfaction means giving the airlines that operate Airbus aircraft exactly what they want. This was achieved on 22 December when A350 XWB MSN006 was delivered to launch customer Qatar Airways, widely recognized for insisting on the highest possible standards for its passengers. The airline has ordered 80 of the world’s most advanced airliners and…

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A350 XWB for first customer Qatar Airways

The first A350 XWB for Qatar Airways is progressing towards delivery before year end. The aircraft equipped with Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines rolled out of the Airbus factory in Toulouse fully painted, prominently bearing Qatar Airways’ livery. Following the recent EASA Type Certification, the Qatar Airways A350-900 is now entering into its final stage…

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Qatar Airways Finalize Order for 50 777Xs

Courtesy Boeing Farnborough, United Kingdom, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways have finalized an order for 50 777-9Xs, valued at $18.9 billion at current list prices. The 777X order, first announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. In addition, the…

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Emirates, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa and Qatar Airways commit to 777X

Courtesy Boeing DUBAI, United Arab Emirates /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] launched the 777X program at the 2013 Dubai Airshow with a record-breaking number of customer orders and commitments for the newest member of its twin-aisle product family. Agreements for 259 airplanes from four customers across Europe and the Middle East provide a strong foundation to…

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Qatar Airways’ first A380 takes off for its maiden flight

Courtesy Airbus Qatar Airways’ first A380 took off from Toulouse today on its maiden flight to Hamburg where the aircraft will be fitted with its cabin before being painted. The Doha based carrier has firm orders for ten A380s and will become the eleventh airline to join the prestigious club of A380 operators when it…

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Qatar Airways Agreement for Nine 777-300ERs

LE BOURGET, France, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways today announced agreements for nine Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes at the 2013 Paris Air Show.  The agreements include a firm order for two airplanes previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing Commercial Airplanes Orders and Deliveries website, plus a…

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Boeing 787 Grounding and Challenges

As we all know the Boeing 787 has been grounded in Japan and now everywhere. With the smell of fire in a recent ANA 787 and recent troubles with the batteries the an announcement was made to grounding the 787 worldwide on January 16, 2013. This in regards to safety and until inspections can be…

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Qatar Airways endorses the larger A350 XWB models

The State of Qatar’s national airline, Qatar Airways and Airbus have signed an amendment to convert its existing firm order for twenty (20) A350-800s, forty (40) A350-900s and twenty (20) A350-1000s to forty three (43) A350-900s and thirty seven (37) A350-1000s. Qatar Airways’ total order for A350 XWB aircraft remains at eighty (80) aircraft. “We…

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