Qatar Airways has finalized its order for 25 737 MAX aircraft in a signing ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow.
“We are honoured that Qatar Airways has decided to add Boeing’s single-aisle family to its fleet, deepening our relationship with this world-class airline,” said Stan Deal, Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO. “The 737-10 is ideally suited for Qatar Airways’ regional network and will provide the carrier with the most capable, most fuel-efficient aircraft in its class.”
Seating up to 230 passengers with a range of 3,300 nautical miles, the 737-10 is the largest aircraft in the 737 MAX family.
In January, Boeing and Qatar Airways announced a Memorandum of Understanding for 737 MAX at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. In addition, the airline became the global launch customer for the new 777-8 Freighter, with an order for up to 50 freighters.
Qatar Airways operates more than 120 Boeing aircraft including 777 and 787 passenger jets along with 747 and 777 freighters.
A multi-award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ by Airlineratings.com for 2021 and 2022 and at the 2021 Skytrax World Airline Awards. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat’, ‘World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East’.
Qatar Airways currently flies to more than 150 destinations worldwide, connecting through its Doha hub, Hamad International Airport.