Qatar Airways Plans A350 For Perth

Qatar Airways plans to upgrade its Perth flights to the advanced Airbus A350, although there’s a question mark hanging over when that switch from the current Boeing 777s will take place.

Speaking at a press event in Adelaide, Qatar Airways CEO His Excellency Akbar Al Baker could only confirm to Australian Business Traveller that the switch would happen “eventually, when (Qatar Airways) has enough A350s” in its fleet.

Qatar currently has eight A350s in the air, out of a whopping 72 on firm order – but the three newest jets remain grounded at Airbus HQ until the airline considers them up to scratch.

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