Qatar Airways says no new planes in 2020 or 2021

AFP

2020/06/18 | 228 words | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Qatar Airways has said it will not take any new aircraft in 2020 or 2021, deferring orders with Boeing and Airbus as demand diminishes amid the coronavirus crisis.The Gulf airline, which flew to more than 170 destinations with 234 aircraft as of March, has been hit by airport closures and travel bans imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19.The International Air Transport Association warned in April that air traffic in the Middle East and North Africa would plummet by more than half this ye...(…)

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