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Qatar Airways has signed a Letter of Intent to order 50 of the
Boeing 777-9X valued at US$ 19 billion at list prices.
current 777 fleet, Qatar Airways operates a mix of passenger and
cargo aircraft – 23 Boeing 777-300ERs, nine 777-200LRs (Long
Range) and five Boeing 777 freighters.
Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney
said, “Boeing is very proud to have Qatar Airways amongst the
launch customers for the new 777X program. Qatar Airways has
enjoyed remarkable worldwide growth in recent years and we very
much look forward to continuing to support the airline on its path
to further success in the future.”
One of the fastest growing airlines in the
world, Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 16 years of
operations, currently flying a modern fleet of 130 aircraft to 133
business and leisure destinations across Europe, Middle East,
Africa, Asia Pacific and The Americas.
At the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines'
57th Assembly of Presidents in Hong Kong last Friday, Boeing held
a press conference in which the new Boeing 777X was discussed.
Watch the whole press conference in HD below, including the Q&A