Qatar Airways urges Boeing and Airbus to address delays

  • Date: 16-May-2024
  • Source: AGBI
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Qatar Airways urges Boeing and Airbus to address delays

The head of state-run Qatar Airways has urged Airbus and Boeing to address supply chain issues to prevent airlines from “bleeding”. “I know they are under so much pressure when it comes to the supply chain market,” Reuters reported, quoting Badr Mohammed Al Meer speech at the Qatar Economic Forum in Doha. Airbus and Boeing need to […]The head of state-run Qatar Airways has urged Airbus and Boeing to address supply chain issues to prevent airlines from “bleeding”.

“I know they are under so much pressure when it comes to the supply chain market,” Reuters reported, quoting Badr Mohammed Al Meer speech at the Qatar Economic Forum in Doha.

Airbus and Boeing need to put more pressure on those suppliers to make sure that airlines stop the bleeding, he said.

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The airline is working with the European and US plane manufacturers to find solutions to ensure timely delivery, the report said.

Al Meer admitted that Qatar Airways was not able to meet high post-Covid demand due to shortage of new aircraft.

In February 2023, Qatar Airways and Airbus reached an amicable and mutually agreeable settlement over the A350 surface degradation dispute, which led to the grounding of the