Qatar Amiri Flight

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Qatar Amiri Flight
IATA ICAO Callsign
HubsDoha International Airport
Fleet size15
DestinationsWorldwide on demand
Parent companyGovernment of Qatar
HeadquartersDoha, Qatar

Qatar Amiri Flight is a VIP airline owned and operated by the government of Qatar. It operates worldwide charters on demand and caters exclusively to the royal family of Qatar and other VIP government staff. The vast majority of its fleet is painted in the standard livery of the commercial flag carrier of Qatar, Qatar Airways.

Qatar Amiri Flight Airbus A340-500 on final approach to Beijing Capital International Airport in Qatar Airways' current livery
Qatar Amiri Flight Airbus A340-200 on final approach to Zurich Airport, older livery
A Qatar Amiri Flight A320, prior to delivery at Toulouse Airport
A Qatar Amiri Flight Boeing 747-8 in Qatar Airways livery arriving at Istanbul Ataturk Airport in 2016.


The Qatar Amiri Flight fleet comprises the following aircraft (as of 21 February 2023):[1]

Qatar Amiri Flight Fleet
Aircraft In
Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A319-100/ACJ 3 VIP
Airbus A320-200 1
Airbus A320-200/ACJ 2
Airbus A330-200 2
Airbus A340-200 1
Airbus A340-300 1
Airbus A340-500 1
Boeing 747-8/BBJ 3
Total 14

Previously operated aircraft[edit]

Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
Airbus A310-300 2 1998 2018 One gifted to Pakistan Air Force
Boeing 707-320 1 1977 1999 Operated by Israeli Defence Force-Air Force
Boeing 737-800/BBJ2 1 2008 2010 Sold to the Moroccan Government
Boeing 747SP 1 1996 2018 Sold to the Yemeni Government
Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express. 4 2004 2016

Though not part of Amiri fleet, a Boeing 747SP and 747-8i were operated for Qatar's former ruler till 2016 and sold in 2018, both were registered in the Caribbean.[citation needed]

The 747SP was an ex-Pan American World Airways N539PA (1979-1986) / ex-United Airlines N148UA (1986-1995) registered as VR-BAT then as VP-BAT, stored at John C. Munro International Airport until late 2019 then flown to Pinal Airpark in Marana, Arizona as N7477S to perform C Check for new owner CSDS Asset Management.[2] While Qatar's emir gifted the Boeing 747-8 private jet to Turkey in September 2018.[3]

The 747-8i was also the first aircraft of the model type to be delivered by Boeing to a customer.


  1. ^ "Qatar Amiri Flight Fleet Details and History". Retrieved 2019-12-05.
  2. ^ "N7477S (Ex VP-BAT) ferried to MZJ". 29 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Qatar's emir 'gives Boeing 747 private jet to Turkey'". BBC News. 17 September 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-18.

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