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Air India order for 840 planes, with 370 as options: Airline executive

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Air India on Tuesday said it had placed an order for 250 planes with Europe’s Airbus and 220 planes with US’ Boeing

Deepak Patel New Delhi
Air India’s deal with two of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers — Airbus and Boeing — is for 840 planes. Of the total, the Tata Group-run airline has placed an order for 470 planes; the remaining 370 are options, said Nipun Aggarwal, the airline’s chief commercial and transformation officer, late on Wednesday night.

“The order comprises 470 firm aircraft, 370 options and purchase rights to be procured from Airbus and Boeing over the next decade. The Airbus firm order comprises 210 A320/321neo/XLR and 40 A350-900/1000. The Boeing firm order comprises 190 B737MAX, 20 B787, and 10 B777. We have also

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 11:28 AM IST

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