Qatar Airways (QR, Doha Hamad Int'l) has bolstered its freighter and executive jet fleet following orders placed with Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) and Gulfstream Aerospace (GLF, Savannah Int'l) during an official visit to the United States by the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, last week.

In a statement, the airline said it had now firmed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for five B777-Fs signed during the 2019 Paris Air Show at Paris Le Bourget. Deliveries are due in 2020.

It has also ordered fourteen Gulfstream G650ER and four G500 executive jets for its Qatar Executive (QQE, Doha Int'l) subsidiary.

Qatar Executive currently operates 18 business jets including six Gulfstream G650ERs, four G500s, three Bombardier Challenger 605s, four Global 5000s, and one Global XRS.