Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALO Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALO was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3359. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the eighteenth A350-900 delivered to the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALS Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALS was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3359. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the seventeenth A350-900 delivered to the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALQ Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALQ was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the sixteenth A350-900 delivered to the airline.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEL Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEL was delivered Paine Field – Doha in the early hours of this morning as QR3372. The aircraft is in 42J/312Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. It is the second B777-300ER to be delivered new with QSuites in Business Class and brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 36 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEK Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEK was delivered Paine Field – Doha this afternoon as QR3372. The aircraft is in 42J/312Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. It is the first B777-300ER to be delivered new with QSuites in Business Class and brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 35 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-API First Flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-API, wearing test registration F-WWAO, made its first flight from Toulouse today and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALP Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALP was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the fifteenth A350-900 delivered to the airline.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH was delivered Toulouse – Doha in the early hours of this afternoon as QR3380. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to eight aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALN Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALN was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the fourteenth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALM Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALM was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the thirteenth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG was delivered Toulouse – Doha in the early hours of this morning as QR3380. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to seven aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH First Flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APH made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAS and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALL Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALL was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the twelfth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways Announce B777-300ER, B787-9 and B737MAX Orders.

Qatar Airways today announced orders for ten Boeing 777-300ERs, thirty Boeing 787-9s and signed a letter of intent for sixty Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

The Boeing 787-9 order is the exercising of previous Dreamliner options which Qatar Airways has exercised for the larger Boeing 787-9 model.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the eleventh A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALJ Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALJ was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the tenth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BDD Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BDD was delivered Paine Field – Doha this evening as QR3372. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 22J/232Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 30 aircraft and completes deliveries based on current orders.

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-AFM Withdrawn.

Qatar Airways A330-200 A7-AFM was withdrawn from service and entered the Doha maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QR1324 from Khartoum.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALI Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALI was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the ninth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEJ Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEJ was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3372 this afternoon. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. The aircraft is in 42J/316Y configuration. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 34 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG First Flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APG made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSD and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BDC Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BDC was delivered Paine Field – Doha this evening as QR3372. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 22J/232Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 29 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BDB Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BDB was delivered Paine Field – Doha this evening as QR3372. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 22J/232Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 28 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEI Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEI was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3373 this afternoon. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. The aircraft is in 42J/316Y configuration. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 33 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEH Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEH was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3373 this afternoon. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. The aircraft is in 42J/316Y configuration. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 32 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALH Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALH was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the eighth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BDA Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BDA was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3372 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 27 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCZ Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCZ was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3788 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 26 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEG Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEG was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3373 this evening. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. The aircraft is in 42J/316Y configuration.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEF Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEF was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3377 this evening. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. We await confirmation of the configuration.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCX Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCX was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3787 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 25 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCY Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCY was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3787 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 24 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALE Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALE was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3359. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the sixth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALF Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALF was delivered Toulouse – Doha this morning as QR3380. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the fifth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APF Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APF was delivered Toulouse – Doha early today as QR3350. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to six aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCW Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCW was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3378 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 23 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEE Enters Service.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEE entered service this morning operating QR11 Doha – London Heathrow. The aircraft is showing on GDS systems as being in a new 42J/316Y configuration. This increase of 23 Economy Seats over the usual 42J/293Y configuration with Qatar Airways going to a 3-4-3 configuration in Economy using slimline Recaro seats.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEE Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEE was delivered Paine Field – Doha this evening as QR3373. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 29 aircraft.

Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAF Delivered to Qatar Airways.

Al Maha Airways A320SL A7-LAF was delivered Toulouse – Doha for Qatar Airways this morning as QR3350. This brings the Al Maha Airways fleet up to six aircraft, all of which are currently with Qatar Airways.

Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAE Delivered to Qatar Airways.

Al Maha Airways A320SL A7-LAE was delivered Toulouse – Doha for Qatar Airways this morning as QR3350. This brings the Al Maha Airways fleet up to five aircraft, all of which are currently with Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALD Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALD was delivered Toulouse – Paris Le Bourget this morning as QR3350 for display at the Paris Air Show. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the fourth A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APE Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APE was delivered Toulouse – Doha early this afternoon as QR3380 for display at the Paris Air Show. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to five aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCV Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCV was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3378 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 22 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALC Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALC was delivered Toulouse – Doha this evening as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the third A350-900 for the airline.

Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAD Delivered to Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways’ subsidiary Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAD was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha as QR3380 this evening. The aircraft is in 12J/153Y configuration and Al Maha Airways livery. Due to regulatory issues delaying the commencement of Al Maha Airways services the aircraft will operate initially on Qatar Airways services

Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAC Delivered to Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways’ subsidiary Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAC was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha as QR3380 this evening. The aircraft is in 12J/153Y configuration and Al Maha Airways livery. Due to regulatory issues delaying the commencement of Al Maha Airways services the aircraft will operate initially on Qatar Airways services.

Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAB Delivered to Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways’ subsidiary Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAB was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha as QR3359 this evening. The aircraft is in 12J/153Y configuration and Al Maha Airways livery. Due to regulatory issues delaying the commencement of Al Maha Airways services the aircraft will operate initially on Qatar Airways services.

Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAA Delivered to Doha.

Qatar Airways’ subsidiary Al Maha Airways A320 A7-LAA was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha as QR3350 this evening. The aircraft is in 12J/153Y configuration and Al Maha Airways livery. Due to regulatory issues delaying the commencement of Al Maha Airways services the aircraft will operate initially on Qatar Airways services.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCU Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCU was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3372 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 21 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALB Delivered.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALB was delivered Toulouse – Doha this morning as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and is the second A350-900 for the airline.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCT Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCT was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3378 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 20 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCS Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCS was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3250 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 19 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APE First Flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APE made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWSC and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APD Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APD was delivered Toulouse – Doha early this afternoon as QR3380. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to four aircraft.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALA Accepted.

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALA was formally accepted at Toulouse this morning and undertook a Toulouse – Toulouse publicity flight as QR3350. The aircraft is in 36J/247Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. It is the first A350 to be delivered to any airline.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC Enters Service.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC entered service early this morning operating QR836 Doha – Bangkok. This was the inaugural Qatar Airways A380 service on this route.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha this morning as QR3388. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to three aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCR Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCR was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3378 today. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to 18 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APB Delivered.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APB was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha this afternoon as QR3380. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration. This brings the Qatar Airways A380 fleet up to two aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCQ Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCQ was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3255 this afternoon. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx Livery. This brings the B787-8 fleet up to 17 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCP Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCP was delivered Paine Field – Doha as QR3252 this afternoon. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx Livery. This brings the B787-8 fleet up to 16 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APA Delivered.

Qatar Airways first A380 A7-APA was delivered Finkenwerder – Doha this morning as QR3380. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and 8F/48J/461Y configuration.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCO Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCO was accepted today and delivered Charleston – Victorville for IFE fitting. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery. This brings the Qatar Airways B787-8 fleet up to 15 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEC Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEC was delivered Paine Field – Doha this morning as QR3251. This brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 27 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BEB Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BEB was delivered Paine Field – Doha today as QR3252. The aircraft is in Large Logo/Medium Oryx livery and brings the Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to 26 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCN Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCN was delivered today and positioned Paine Field – Victorville as QR3254 for IFE fitting. The aircraft is in 22J/232Y configuration and brings the Qatar Airways B787-8 fleet up to 14 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC First Flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APC made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAL and positoned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways Orders 50 Boeing 777X.

Qatar Airways and Boeing today announced an order for 50 Boeing 777X aircraft at the Dubai Air Show. The breakdown between Boeing 777-8X and Boeing 777-9X models is not yet known.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APB First Flight.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APB made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAJ and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCF Delivered to Doha.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCF positioned Victorville – Doha this afternoon as QR3787 following IFE systems fitting. This brings the active Boeing 787-8 fleet up to nine aircraft.

Qatar Airways A380 A7-APA First Flight.

Qatar Airways first A380 A7-APA made its maiden flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWST and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCD Delivered to Doha.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCD was delivered Victorville – Doha this afternoon after the completion of in flight entertainment system fitting. This brings the Boeing 787-8 fleet up to six aircraft.

Qatar Airways Orders Nine B777-300ERs.

Qatar Airways today announced a further order for two further Boeing 777-300ERs with seven options on the opening day of the Paris Air Show. If the options are taken up this will bring the airline’s combined B777-200F/B777-200LR/B777-300ER fleet up to 51 aircraft.

B787-8 A7-BCB Makes Qatar Airways Dreamliner Return to Service.

Qatar Airways resumed Boeing 787-8 operations today with A7-BCB operating QR116 Doha – Dubai. This was the aircraft’s first flight since operating QR101 Dubai – Doha on 14th January. The Dreamliners will operate on the Doha – Dubai route until mid-May when London Heathrow services will resume.

Qatar Airways B777-300ER A7-BAW Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAW departed Paine Field on delivery direct to Doha today as QR3052. This brings the B777-300ER fleet up to 19 aircraft.

Qatar Airways Grounds B787 Dreamliners.

Following an FAA directive, Qatar Airways has announced the grounding of its Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner fleet and postponed the planned introduction of the aircraft on the Doha – Perth route. The grounding follows concerns about the Li-ion batteries used on the aircraft and came after Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority followed the US FAA in ordering the grounding. The Qatar Airways fleet is currently positioned as follows:

A7-BCA at Doha having operated QR139 Kuwait City – Doha this morning.

A7-BCB at Doha having last operated at QR101 Dubai – Doha on 14th January.

A7-BCC at Doha having yet to enter service.

A7-BCK at London Heathrow having operated QR75 Doha – London Heathrow yesterday.

A7-BCL at Doha having operated QR103 Dubai – Doha this morning.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHV Positions to Finkenwerder.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHV, wearing test registration F-WWBG, positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder today. The aircraft has been used as a test aircraft by Airbus since taking to the air on 17th July 2012 in order to test the performance of the sharklet winglets.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHY Delivered.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHY was delivered Toulouse – Doha today as QR3016. This brings the Qatar Airways A320 fleet up to 32 aircraft.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCA Delivered.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCA departed Victorville on delivery to Doha this afternoon as QR3787. This is the third B787-8 to join the fleet. The aircraft however suffered a generator issue on the delivery flight and a team from Boeing will be sent to rectify this before the aircraft can enter service.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCL Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCL departed Victorville on delivery to Doha this afternoon as QR3787. This is the second B787-8 to join the fleet and will allow B787-8 services to to commence on the Doha – Kuwait route as the airline increases crew familiarisation.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHX Delivered.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHX was delivered Toulouse – Doha this afternoon as QR3020. This brings the Qatar Airways A320 fleet up to 31 aircraft.

Qatar Airways Dreamliner Services Commence.

Qatar Airways began operations of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner today when Boeing 787-8 A7-BCB entered service operating QF106 Doha – Dubai. The type is expected be restricted to the Doha – Dubai route for several weeks in order for crew to gain as much operational experience as possible as quickly as possible.

Qatar Airways Confirmed A350 Order Switch.

Qatar Airways today confirmed it has cancelled its order to twenty of the proposed Airbus A350-800 and switched its order to twenty of the larger A350-900. The airline’s A350 order currently stands at ninety A350-900s and twenty A350-1000s.

Qatar Airways B787-8 A7-BCB Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 A7-BCB departed Boeing Field this afternoon on delivery direct to Doha as QR3787. The aircraft will enter service from 20th November on the Doha – Dubai route where it will operate up to four rotations per day in order to maximise crew familiarisation.

B777-300ER A7-BAX Delivered.

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAX departed Paine Field on delivery direct to Doha this afternoon as QR3052. This brings the Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER fleet up to eighteen aircraft.

A320 A7-AHW Enters Service.

 

Qatar Airways Airbus A320 A7-AHW entered service today operating the QR122/QR123 Doha – Abu Dhabi rotation.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHW Delivered.

Qatar Airways Airbus A320 A7-AHW was delivered today as QR3028 routing Finkenwerder – Doha. This brings the Airbus A320 fleet up to 30 aircraft.

Qatar Airways A320 A7-AHU Delivered.

Qatar Airways Airbus A320 A7-AHU was delivered Toulouse – Dubai today as QR3016. This brings the active Airbus A320 fleet up to 29 aircraft.

Qatar Airways to Defer A380 Deliveries.

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar al Baker, speaking at a Dubai travel show, today announced that Qatar Airways will defer delivery of its five A380s due next year until wing root crack issues have been sorted.

“Qatar Airways will have to defer scheduled deliveries of its A380s from October 2013 until we have a clear position on the issue surrounding wing cracks which are under process of modification by Airbus.”

A7-BAS Enters Service.

Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAS entered service today operating QR646 Doha – Manila. This is  the second Boeing 777-300ER in 24J/356Y configuration for services from Doha to Bangkok, Manila, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

A7-BAS Delivered.

Boeing 777-DZER A7-BAS departed Paine Field on delivery to Doha as QR3052 today.

Qatar Airways Unveils 787 Configuration and Routes.

Qatar Airways unveiled its Boeing 787 Cabin configuration today and announced that after crew familiarisation flights in the Gulf region the aircraft will initially operate Internationally on the Doha – London Heathrow route.

Configuration is 22J/232Y. The Business Class cabin has reverse herringbone seats in 1-2-1 configuration with an 80” flat bed.

Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Business Class

Qatar Airways Boeing 787 Business Class

Economy is not so impressive however with a nine abreast 3-3-3 configuration compared to the eight abreast 2-4-2 configuration specified by launch customer ANA.

It will be interesting to see whether the SkyTrax airline ratings website maintains Qatar Airway’s 5 Star status given that it refuses to award 5 Star status to any airline that operates the Boeing 777 with ten abreast Economy seating. The Qatar Airways 787 Economy Seat will be narrower than seats on ten abreast B777s.

A7-BAS First Flight.

Boeing 777-3DZER A7-BAS made its first flight from Boeing Field today as BOE887.

A7-AHS Delivered.

Airbus A320 A7-AHS was delivered Toulouse – Doha today as QR3016.

A320 A7-AHS First Flight.

Airbus A320 A7-AHS made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing registration F-WWDX.

A320 A7-AHQ First Flight.

Airbus A320 A7-AHQ made its first test flight from Toulouse today wearing registration F-WWBI.

Qatar Airways Makes Huge Airbus Order.

Qatar Airways today announced an order for 50 Airbus A320NEO aircraft and 5 Airbus A380s along with options for a further 30 NEOs and 3 A380s. The narrowbody order will be for a mix of A319, A320 and A321 aircraft.

A320 A7-AHP Delivered.

Airbus A320 A7-AHP arrived at Doha today on delivery direct from Toulouse as QR3019.

A7-BBI Enters Service.

Boeing 777-2DZLR A7-BBI entered service today operating QR640 Doha – Singapore.

Boeing 777-2DZLR A7-BBI departed Paine Field on delivery to Doha as QR3052. This aircraft is the milestone one hundredth aircraft in the Qatar Airways fleet

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