Qatar Airways to purchase 50 B777-9X

Airline officially confirms the purchase of latest B777 family of aircraft.

B777 Qatar Airways

During a panel announcement on Day 1 of the 2013 Dubai Air Show, a joint panel announcement between the Boeing Company and aircraft engine manufacturer GE, officially announced to the world the backing of the latest family member of the B777 aircraft – the B777X.

Qatar Airways formally announced its signature of a Letter of Intent to order 50 of the Boeing 777-9X variant. Until this announcement, the airline had no orders for the B777X to join its fleet.