Qatar Airways orders three more Airbus A350

Doha, Qatar - Qatar Airways has signed a purchase-and-leaseback deal with BOC Aviation for three Airbus A350.

According to the agreement, BOC Aviation will deliver the Airbus A350s to the Qatari flag carrier this quarter.

Our relationship with Qatar Airways dates back 20 years to 1999, and we are very pleased to partner with our largest customer once again to support their fleet and network expansion plans,

BOC Aviation Managing director Robert Martin said.

This addition to our portfolio of popular, in-demand aircraft on long-term leases to strong airline customers is in line with our strategy of growing our fleet through disciplined investment. We look forward to building on our long-standing relationship with Qatar Airways,

Martin added.

Qatar Airways currently operates 36 Airbus A350-900s and nine A350-1000s. The airline has one more A350-900 and 33 A350-100 in its order book.

The Gulf carrier took delivery of one A350-900 and one A350-1000 in June. Two more A350 ( one -900 and one -1000) will arrive by the end of this month.