Qatar Airways simplifies its fleet and drops Boeing 737 MAX from the future fleet plan
It is striking that Al Baker did not mention the 737 MAX in this list
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May 14, 2019 - by airlinerwatch.com
- It is striking that Al Baker did not mention the 737 MAX in this list.
Doha - Qatar Airways, who already phased out its Airbus A340s, will replace all its older generation Airbus A330s with new generation widebodies.
Al Baker revealed earlier that the ten Airbus A380 will go out of service from 2024. The last Airbus A340 was already retired last month.
Now the Qatari chief executive has announced the departure of the 27 Airbus A330, 32 Airbus A320, and two Airbus A319. Qatar Airways will replace its A330s over the next three years with the Boeing 787s and Airbus A350s. The Airbus A321neo will be the only narrow-body aircraft in the Qatari fleet.
Some of the Airbus A330s will go the subsidiary Ait Italy. A few days ago Air Italy announced that it has dropped its Boeing 787 plans for now in favor of Airbus A330s due to the ongoing delay problems with deliveries of the aircraft...