Airbus has rolled out the vertical tail section for the first A380 for Qatar Airways at the manufacturer’s facilities in Hamburg. Assembly of the airline’s first A380 is set to begin this month, for delivery in early 2014.

Qatar Airways will become the 11th operator of the A380 when it takes delivery of its first aircraft in 2014. The airline has firm orders for 10 A380s and will operate the aircraft on its most premier routes.