Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker stated the carrier is still evaluating its fleet requirements for smaller aircraft, but will make an announcement on the A320neo at Dubai Airshow in Nov-2011, according to an Arabian Business report. Also expected is an announcement for a top-up order of A380s.
Meanwhile, Qatar Airways and Boeing announced (30-Sep-2011) the delivery of the airline's 100th aircraft, a B777-200LR. The Doha-based airline now operates 27 B777s of various types, including 16 B777-300ERs, two 777Fs and nine B777-200LRs. [more - original PR]