Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900. The brand new airplane has been registered as A7-AMI and was ferried from Airbus’ production site in Toulouse to Doha on Wednesday.
As of March 20, the fleet of Qatar Airways consists of 203 passenger aircraft, 25 cargo and 22 executive jets. The fleet of more than 200 passenger aircraft includes aircraft types from manufacturers Airbus and Boeing. On cargo services, Qatar Airways Cargo operates two Boeing 747-8 freighters, 15 Boeing 777 freighters and eight Airbus A330 freighters. Furthermore, Bombardier and Gulfstream planes are part of the executive jet fleet.
In addition to that, the national airline of the State of Qatar has more than 170 aircraft on order, including large orders for the Airbus A321neo, A350-1000, as well as Boeing 777-8, 777-9 and 787-9 airplanes.
Compared to other Gulf carriers, Qatar Airways is currently the second largest airline based on the total fleet size.
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