10-Oct-2012 3:20 PM

Qatar Airways completes acceptance of first 787

Qatar Airways completed acceptance of its first Boeing 787, with the aircraft to arrive in Doha next week, according to a aero.de report. The acceptance is around six weeks later than previously intended. The carrier has ordered 30 787s with GEnx engines, with options for a further 30. The carrier intends to operate a mix of 787-8s and 787-9s.