Qatar Airways News
Cargo airline Qatar Airways Cargo has announced it has commenced to fly on the transpacific route between Macau and Guadalajara.
Newly restructured carrier Air Italy has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8. The carrier expects to receive 20 more 737 MAX over the next three years.
Qatar Airways has reconfirmed and upsized the original order of 50 A320Neo aircraft to 50 A321Neo ACF. The firm order is valued $6,35 billion at list prices.
Qatar Airways announced on Monday, that it has entered into an agreement to buy a 9,61 percent stake of Cathay Pacific. The price for 378,188,000 shares is HK$5.16 billion ($661 million).
Due to the capped trade links, the state of Qatar has to boost it´s imports. This is reflected in the ongoing growth of the national cargo carrier, Qatar Airways Cargo. Recently, Qatar Airways Cargo welcomed it´s first Boeing 747-8 Freighter and it´s 13th Boeing 777 Freighter, which takes the overall fleet size to 22 aircraft. The Gulf carrier operates an additional fleet of eight Airbus A330 Freighters.