Middle East Carrier has a total of 27 777s on order
EVERET, Wash., Feb. 24, 2009 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday delivered the second of eight 777-200LRs (Longer Range) jetliners that have been ordered by Qatar Airways. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett in the early afternoon on a shuttle flight of more than 14 hours to its new operational base at Doha International Airport. Qatar Airways has ordered 17 777-300ERs (Extended Range), five of which have been delivered, and two 777 Freighters for future delivery.
Qatar Airway's newest 777-200LR is shown here during flight tests taking off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., earlier this month. The first Boeing 777-200LR to join the airline's fleet arrived in Doha Feb. 8.