Qatar to retire all Boeing 777-300ERs “over the next 3-4 years”

Qatar Airways will phase out its entire Boeing 777-300ER and 777-200LR fleet by 2024 in favor of new Boeing 777X jets as part of a ‘green modernization’ push which will also see the last Airbus A380 scuppered by 2028.

“We are very conscious about our emissions and we are very keen to keep on introducing fuel-efficient aeroplanes,” Qatar Airways Group CEO His Excellency Akbar Al Baker tells Executive Traveller.

“We are retiring the entire (Airbus) A330 fleet now, we are retiring all the 777s over the next three to four years, we are retiring the A320 aeroplanes.”

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