Qatar Airways has placed an order for 18 Gulfstream aircraft valued over $1 billion.
The airline signed a purchase agreement during a ceremony at the White House on 9 July 2019.
The order includes 14 Gulfstream G650ER and four Gulfstream G500 to add its current Executive fleet of 18 private jets includes six Gulfstream G650ERs, four Gulfstream G500s, three Bombardier Challenger 605s, four Global 5000s and one Global XRS.
Gulfstream’s flagship, the G650ER, extends the nonstop reach of the industry’s highest performance long-range business aircraft to 7,500 nautical miles/13,890 kilometers at Mach 0.85. Flying even faster at Mach 0.90, the G650ER will carry eight passengers 6,400 nautical miles/11,853 kilometers.