Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said on Monday the carrier plans to expand its fleet, stepping up orders for Boeing Co aircraft and accepting four Airbus aircraft that it had cancelled in July because of delays due to supplier problems. Al Baker, who spoke at an event in which he formally accepted delivery of Qatar Airways' first Boeing 747-8 freighter, disclosed plans to acquire the four 777-300 aircraft, which can accommodate up to 396 passengers depending on the seating configuration. In addition, Qatar Airways will order all 60 of the Boeing 737 airplanes ...
Qatar Airways steps up orders for Boeing aircraft, looks for US investment
Qatar Airways will order all 60 of the Boeing 737 airplanes for which it signed a letter of intent last year