Qatar Airways 787. Courtesy, Boeing Qatar Airways (QR) has taken delivery of its first of 30 Boeing 787s. The aircraft, the first to be delivered to an airline in the Middle East, will be used on its Dubai, London Heathrow, Delhi and Zurich routes (ATW Daily News, March 14, 2011). QR CEO Akbar Al Baker said the new aircraft will “add value to its fleet and network expansion plans.” The 787 cabins are configured with 22 seats in business class and 232 in economy. The ...

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