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Qatar Amiri Flight is a VIP airline owned and operated by the government of Qatar. It operates worldwide charters on demand and caters exclusively to the royal family of Qatar and other VIP government staff. The vast majority of its fleet is painted in the standard livery of the commercial flag carrier of Qatar, Qatar Airways.

Qatar Amiri Flight
IATA ICAO Callsign
- QAF AMIRI
Founded 1977
Hubs Doha International Airport
Fleet size 14
Destinations Worldwide on demand
Parent company Government of Qatar
Headquarters Doha, Qatar
Website http://www.amiriflight.gov.qa/

Qatar's emir gifted a Boeing 747-8 private jet to Turkey in September 2018.[1]

Qatar Amiri Flight Airbus A340-200 landing in Zurich
A Qatar Amiri Flight A320, prior to delivery at Toulouse Airport.

Contents

FleetEdit

The Qatar Amiri Flight fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[2]

Qatar Amiri Flight Fleet
Aircraft In
Service
Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A310-300 1
Airbus A319-100 (CJ) 3
Airbus A320-200 1
Airbus A320-200 (CJ) 2
Airbus A330-200 2
Airbus A340-200 1
Airbus A340-300 1
Airbus A340-500 1
Boeing 747-8 BBJ 2 1[3]
Total 14 1

Other aircraft operated on behalf of Amiri flight, but not part of the fleet, are one Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express and a Qatar Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III. Both aircraft are in Qatar Airways livery.

Previously operated aircraftEdit

Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
Airbus A310-300 1 1998 2007 Disposed to Pakistan Air Force
Boeing 707-320 Unknown 1977 1999
Boeing 737-800 1 2008 2010 Disposed to Morocco Government
Boeing 747SP 1 1996 2000 Disposed to Yemen Government

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Qatar's emir 'gives Boeing 747 private jet to Turkey'". BBC News. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 29. 
  3. ^ https://m.planespotters.net/production-list/search?fleet=Qatar-Amiri-Flight&manufacturer=Boeing&type=747&fleetStatus=future

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