(04 Jan 2021)
Qatar Airways Cargo has taken delivery of three brand
new Boeing 777 freighters.
The airline’s freighter fleet now consists of two
Boeing 747 freighters, 24 Boeing 777 Freighters and four Airbus
Qatar Airways Cargo will introduce these
freighters on its long haul scheduled routes and will also operate
them as cargo charters, supporting global trade and the movement
of time and temperature sensitive goods.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Mr.
Akbar Al Baker, said, “With the arrival of these
new freighters, we are injecting much needed capacity in the
market helping support global supply chains at a critical time
during the pandemic. The added capacity will enable us to support
the logistics around the COVID19 vaccination which is projected to
be one of the greatest logistical challenges for the industry.
777F’s fuel-efficiency, long range and high capacity will support
our airline to be more sustainable and operate additional non-stop
flights to further destinations around the world, facilitating the
movement of time and temperature sensitive goods. With our
investments in innovation and fleet, we are able to fulfil our
customers’ logistical requirements and support the continuity of
The Boeing 777 freighter, powered by two
GE90-110B1 engines, has a revenue payload capability of more than
102 metric tonnes. It can fly 4,970 nautical miles (9,200
kilometers) and carry a full payload of 224,900 lbs (102,010 kgs)
at general cargo market densities (more than 10 pounds per cubic
Travel Industry News,
Shangri-La Offers Free COVID19 Insurance at Hotels in Singapore