Qatar Airways has signed a letter of intent to purchase five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion at list prices. The letter of intent was signed during a ceremony attended by Qatari Minister of Finance and Qatar Airways Chairman His Excellency Mr Ali Sharif Al Emadi, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President & CEO Kevin McAllister.
“The addition of five 777 Freighters is a significant moment for our cargo division,” said His Excellency Mr Al Baker. “As the world’s third-largest cargo operator, Qatar Airways continues to invest in fleet expansion. This transaction will be a reinforcement of our confidence in Boeing to continue to deliver an outstanding product that meets our exacting standards. We expect no less than perfection, and we are confident that Boeing will continue to deliver that.”