Qatar orders 10 B777- 8Xs, 4 B777 Freighters

Qatar Airways announced an order for 10 B777-8Xs and four B777 Freighters, valued at US$4.8 billion at list prices, on the opening day of Paris Air Show 2015.


Qatar Airways announced an order for 10 B777-8Xs and four B777 Freighters, valued at US$4.8 billion at list prices, on the opening day of Paris Air Show 2015. “Acquiring technologicallyadvanced airplanes such as the 777X is integral to our expansion strategy,” said Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways.

“With the addition of these 777-8X to the 50 777-9X already on order, we are confident of continuing the tremendous legacy of the 777.

“The order for four 777 Freighters underpins the value that this airplane has also brought to our rapidly growing cargo operations,” said Al Baker. “Qatar Airways Cargo is an integral part of the Qatar Airways Group and we look forward to enhancing the existing fleet with next-generation aircraft.”