Boeing to deliver 787-9s to Qatar Airways from 2019 and 777-9 from 2020

    Boeing plans to commence the delivery of 787-9 aircraft to Qatar Airways from 2019 with 777-9 deliveries from 2020, according to Boeing seniorVP Sales, Middle EastRussia and Central Asia Marty Bentrott (Gulf Times, 11-Jun-2018). Mr Bentrott added: “Recently, we delivered the first 737 MAX to Qatar Airways, which is going into service with their partner airline, Air Italy. The second 737 MAX will be delivered in the next few weeks”. Mr Bentrott also said Qatar Airways Cargo is discussing the possibility of additional aircraft orders.