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Qatar Airways commits to five Boeing 777 Freighters

Qatar Airways commits to five Boeing 777 Freighters

Qatar Airways has committed to purchasing another five Boeing 777 Freighters in a $1.8 billion deal announced at the Paris Air Show.

The deal was signed in the presence of Qatari minister of transport and communications, His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti and adds to the 16 777Fs already in Qatar Airways’ fleet.

His Excellency Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways Group says: “It will increase our 777 Freighter fleet by a full 20%, enabling us to further develop our business and offer new customers the chance to experience a truly first-class logistics service. This is an order that will propel our growth and, I firmly believe, confirm us as the leading cargo operator in the world.”

Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes says: “Qatar Airways continues to implement a bold vision to be the world’s leading air cargo carrier and we are thrilled that they have again chosen to build that future with the Boeing 777 Freighter. It is a great testament to the airplane’s unmatched capabilities.”

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