Oneworld member Qatar Airways has taken delivery of the first of 10 A380s—plus three options—it has on order. The Doha-based carrier will become the 12th operator of the type. “A total of four A380-800s will be in operation before the end of the year,” Qatar CEO Akbar Al Baker said at the delivery press conference at Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport. This is quite a big project [to add four A380s in a short period of time], but everyone knows we can do it.” Al Baker ...

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