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Qatar Airways Show Stopper at Farnborough

Farnborough Air Show, UNITED KINGDOM – Qatar Airways rounded off its participation at this year’s Farnborough Air Show with a show-stopping presence attracting large crowds at its passenger aircraft on static display.

Visitors had a chance to tour one of the airline’s newest Boeing 777-300 Extended Range aircraft, seeing first hand its unique features in Business and Economy Class during the week-long event – the world’s largest aerospace show – which ended on July 25.

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker hosted two press conferences during the week, announcing additional aircraft orders for its corporate jet division, Qatar Executive, and unveiling further details of its Boeing 787 deliveries and confirmed orders for additional Boeing 777s.
 


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Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker is seen receiving a model aircraft from a Pakistani Air Force delegation at the air show. Pictured right is the former Pakistani Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif 

British Airways Chief Executive Willie Walsh, left, is hosted at Qatar Airways’ luxurious air show chalet by Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, left, shows VIP guests around the airline’s Boeing 777 on static display at Farnborough. He is pictured with Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal, second left, and Nicole Lamb-Hale, US Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Services

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker, centre, is pictured with Airbus President and Chief Executive Tom Enders at the airline’s chalet at the Farnborough Air Show

Qatar Airways showcases its hospitality at the airline’s dedicated chalet during air show week

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