Qatar Airways Cargo’s first Boeing B747 freighter has joined the carrier’s expanding fleet having completed its first flight from Doha to Hong Kong.. Qatar airways said.
The Boeing B747- 400BCF heavy cargo aircraft, with its 112.5 tonne capacity, will enable Qatar Airways Cargo to transport outsized cargo as the new version has a nose-loading door.
“Flexibility in loading is a key feature of the Boeing B747 freighter. With a large side cargo door the aircraft can be loaded quickly and easily, whether the cargo is made up of standard containers and pallets or nonstandard, outsized objects.” said in its media release.
Qatar Airways Cargo serves more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 162 aircraft.
The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes six Airbus 330Fs and eight Boeing 777 freighters.