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Qatar Airways to Replace Airbus A380s with Boeing 777Xs

In an exclusive sit-down interview with Qatar Airways CEO Mr Al Baker in Doha, the State of Qatar, Al Baker told Aviation Analyst that the airline is planning to retire its A380 jets over the coming years. “For the A380s, on the 10thanniversary, we will retire them,” said Al Baker. Qatar Airways first took delivery of their first A380 ‘A7-APA’ in September 2014, and has 10 superjumbos in its fleet, operating to destinations including London Heathrow, Guangzhou, Melbourne and Sydney. “Once we… ( Altro...

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Peter Cooper 2
Yes the 777 is a great aircraft. I just wish it had 2 more engines whenever I'm flying 17 hours across the Pacific from Australia to the US.
Ric Wernicke 0
I used to feel that way too. Just as my grandmother learned to fly to Hawaii on a Connie instead of a "much safer ship" I learned with the 77 that two pilots and two engines was as safe as three pilots and four engines to Sydney.
Peter Cooper 0
A Connie still had 4 engines !
Kobe Hunte 1
love the boeing 777X. good choice by Qatar
william baker 1
And Boeing comes out on top again lol. The 777 is a excellent aircraft.
Shenghao Han 1
So this is contributing why Airbus is shutting down A380 program...
Ric Wernicke 1 seems oil at $50 is not bringing in enough cash to support the A380. The 777X will produce profits on their routes, while flying higher and faster.


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