20 May 2015

30 new and exclusive aircraft to join Qatar Executive's fleet

Qatar Airways' ultra exclusive jet division, Qatar Executive, is further enhancing its already flawless portfolio of aircraft with additional fleet members, following its agreement for the purchase of up to 30 new aircraft from  Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. 

The original sale comprised of Qatar Executive agreeing to purchase up to 20 Gulfstream aircraft, including the all-new and impressive Gulfstream G500. Following the final agreement, this has now increased to 30 firm orders - a combination of both of Gulfstream’s new clean-sheet, wide-cabin aircraft, the G500 and G600, as well as the flagship G650ER.  

The airline will begin introducing these exquisite aircraft into its fleet at the end of 2015.  

HE Akbar Al Baker, group chief executive,Qatar Airways enthused on the news: “Qatar Executive continues to expand its operations, and the incoming addition of these new aircraft will enable us to widen the range of services available to our clients seeking bespoke and tailored travel services.” 

Also commenting on the development was Larry Flynn, president, Gulfstream: “Gulfstream is proud to deliver on the commitment we made to Qatar Executive and forge ahead with this new relationship. The increased order of Gulfstream aircraft confirms Qatar Executive’s confidence in the G500, G600 and G650ER and in the world-class experience their customers will have.”