Qatar sells the world's largest private plane
Qatar Amiri Flight, an airline owned and operated by the government of Qatar, put one if two Boeing 747-8i aircraft on sale. The aircraft is known to be “the largest private aircraft in the world”, A21 reported on August 20, 2018.
The Qatar government received the aircraft, registered VQ-BSK, in 2015. It has accumulated 436 flight hours and 200 cycles. The total cost of the private superjumbo has not been made public, but the list price of a new equipment of this model is approximately 370 million dollars.
The Boeing 747-8i in question is designed to carry 76 passengers and 18 crew members. In contrast, a Boeing 747 can carry 400 in a three-class commercial use configuration.
Without this aircraft, the Qatar Amiri Flight fleet includes three A340s, two A330s, eight A320s, one A310, another B747-8i plus several C-17 and C130.
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