Qatar Airways Acquires 100 Boeing Aircraft

Qatar Airways Acquires 100 Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Qatar Airways Acquires 100 Boeing Aircraft. One of the largest airlines in Middle-East, Qatar Airways to buy 40 Boeing aircraft. The carrier spokes person said that the company to buy wide body long-haul aircraft worth to USD 11.7 billion. Might this number including discount for big acquisition.

Breaking down the orders, Qatar wants 30 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Also another ten for Boeing 777-300ERs. Although Boeing to release a new generation of Boeing 777 series. Coming up to be announced by an aircraft manufacturer.

While, Boeing also offers to sell 60 of Boeing 737 MAXs. The new generation of the most popular commercial aircraft in the world. After decades, Boeing finally gave birth Boeing 737 MAX that completely different than the predecessor. The aircraft will have 737 legacy as well as significant fuel performance. In the market they will compete with Airbus A320neo. This agreement valued up to USD 6.9 billion.

Qatar Airways in the past few years had acquired many fleet. Including, the super jumbo jet Airbus A380-800 and Airbus A350-900. Even they were the launch customer for the Airbus A350 XWB. Per October 2016 they flying nearly 200 aircraft on its fleet. The Doha-based airline also has more than 150 destinations worldwide. Picture courtesy of Maurizion Valli.
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