Qatar Executive To Add Six Luxury Gulfstreams by Year-end
May 15, 2019 - by Peter Shaw-Smith for ainonline.com
Doha-based private jet charter concern Qatar Executive expects to operate a fleet of 21 aircraft by year-end.
A division of Qatar Airways Group, the VIP operator is to expand by adding six Gulfstreams to a fleet that today comprises 15 aircraft.
As of late February, Qatar Executive's fleet consisted of five Gulfstream G650ERs, two G500s, three Bombardier Challenger 605s, four Global 5000s, and one Global XRS. Five G500s and one G650 will be added by the end of the year.
"In 2019, Qatar Executive is set to receive an additional five G500s, as well as one G650ER jet, for which it is the largest commercial operator worldwide," the charter operator said.
In late 2016, Qatar Executive's flee stood at 13 aircraft, eight of them Bombardier and five Gulfstream. The plans involve a steady erosion in the proportion of Bombardier aircraft in the fleet...
Gulfstream also declined to comment on whether Qatar Executive would take any additional aircraft by the time of EBACE...