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Qatar Airways orders 40 Boeing aircraft

Boeing and Qatar Airways have announced an order for 30 787-9 Dreamliners and 10 777-300ERs, valued at 11.7 billion USD at list prices.

2016-10-17 10:55:00

The airline also signed a letter of intent for up to 60 737 MAX 8s, valued at 6.9 billion USD at list prices.

The announcement builds on Qatar Airways' current fleet of 84 Boeing aircraft, a combination of 787s and 777s, all delivered over the last nine years. With this new order, Qatar Airways increases its firm order backlog of Boeing wide body airplanes from 65 to 105, including 60 777Xs.

"Qatar Airways, already one of the fastest growing airlines in the history of aviation, announces a significant and historic aircraft order that will power our future growth for the years and the decades ahead," said Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive. "Boeing has proven to be a valuable partner, and this announcement is testament to our appreciation of the quality of their product and their dedication to providing world class customer service."

Qatar Airways' relationship with Boeing was renewed in 2006. Since then, there have been many milestones in the partnership. The airline was the first to operate the 787 in the Middle East and is a launch customer for the 777X. With the commitment for the 737 MAX 8, it would be the first Boeing single-aisle airplane model to join Qatar Airways' fleet in more than 15 years.

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a fleet of 190 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.

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