Qatar Airways nears 70 aircraft

11 March 2009

Qatar Airways is nearing the 70 aircraft mark following the addition of the latest Boeing 777-300 Extended Range, which has arrived in Doha, the airline said. The new commercial passenger jet is the third Boeing 777 delivery in four weeks and brings the total number in the national carrier's fleet to 68 Boeing and Airbus aircraft. In the past last two years the airline has implemented an expansion programme which has increased its route network and aircraft numbers by around 25%, with passenger numbers growing an average of 35% year on year for the past decade.

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