Qatar Airways Signs LOI for 50 Boeing 777-9X

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[HD video below] Qatar Airways has signed a Letter of Intent to order 50 of the Boeing 777-9X valued at US$ 19 billion at list prices.

Of its 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.

See also: Boeing Launches 777X Program.

Boeing Press Conference

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 session at the end.

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