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Brace of Gulfstream G700 delivered to Qatar Executive

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photo_camera Qatar Executive will be the first operator of the G700 type (G650 pictured, Credit: Duncan Aviation)

Qatar Executive, the corporate jet subsidiary of Qatar Airways Group, has had two new Gulfstream G700 aircraft delivered, becoming the first commercial operator of the aircraft.

The airline’s CEO, Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer, said: “Today we welcome the industry’s highest performance ultra-long-range business jet, Gulfstream G700 aircraft to the Qatar Executive fleet.

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“We are proud to enhance our existing fleet of 15 Gulfstream G650ER aircraft to include the pinnacle of business aviation excellence and look forward to seeing our guests on board soon to experience this technologically advanced aircraft.”

President of Gulfstream, Mr. Mark Burns, said: “Qatar Executive has been a valued Gulfstream customer for nearly 10 years. We are honoured to have them as our international partner for the launch and first deliveries of the all-new G700. We look forward to growing their fleet in the months ahead.”

The carrier expects an additional eight G700 to be delivered in the ‘near future’, with another pair set to arrive in the next few weeks. The new fleet will enter full commercial service in June, and QE is already taking advance expressions of interest from clients to charter the new aircraft.

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