Boeing, Qatar Airways Finalise Order for Five 777 Freighters

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Farnborough Airshow, July 16, 2018.  Boeing and Qatar Airways have finalised an order for five 777 Freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow.  The deal, valued at $1.7 billion at current list prices, was announced as a commitment in April.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr Akbar Al Baker commented: “I am delighted to be further enhancing our cargo fleet and adding five Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft.

“In the past 15 years, Qatar Airways Cargo has grown steadily and globally, becoming the third largest in the world. We could not have achieved this success without our resilient relationship with Boeing.”

Qatar Airways operates a fleet of 13 777 Freighters and two 747-8 Freighters.  With this latest order, the airline is set to grow its Boeing Freighter fleet to more than 20 jets.

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