Qatar Airways "not interested" in Boeing 777X

Reuters

DOHA, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Qatar Airways is not interested inordering Boeing's proposed new 777X wide-body jet, its chiefexecutive said on Thursday.

Asked whether the Gulf carrier was looking at ordering aproposed revamped version of Boeing's 777 mini-jumbo, Akbar AlBaker said "we are not interested in buying".

Qatar Airways is among several major carriers being courtedby Boeing as it finalizes plans for a larger version ofits profitable 777 wide-body jet, which is expected to belaunched at next month's Dubai Airshow.

Baker was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an eventin Qatar's capital Doha.

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