18-Nov-2013 3:15 PM

Qatar Airways orders 50 Boeing 777-9X, 50 GE9X engines and five A330-200 freighter aircraft

Qatar Airways placed (17-Nov-2013) the following orders on Day 1 of the 2013 Dubai Air Show:

  • Boeing:
    • Signed a LoI to order 50 of the Boeing 777-9X variant. Currently Qatar Airways fleet is a mixture of various aircraft types, including 51 777s – both Extended Range, Long Range and Freighters (37 are currently in service with the remaining pending delivery). [more - original PR - Boeing 777-9X]
    • Ordered 50 GE9X engines for the 777X aircraft. List price for these engines is valued at more than USD3.8 billion. [more - original PR - GE9X]
  • Airbus:
    • Placed a firm order for five new A330-200Fs. Included in the order are eight additional A330-200F options – potentially worth USD2.8 billion at list prices for a total of 13 aircraft. [more - original PR - A330-200 Freighter]