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Why Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Akasa Air could prove the sceptics wrong

Competitive aircraft costs would be one major advantage for Akasa

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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala | Akasa Air

Sai Manish  |  New Delhi 



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Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

At the recently concluded Dubai airshow, Akasa, Rakesh Radheyshyam Jhunjhunwala’s new airline, signed a $9 billion deal with American aircraft maker Boeing to buy its 737 MAX planes and a $4 billion one for engines with CFM, a joint venture between GE of the US and Safran of France.

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First Published: Mon, November 29 2021. 06:03 IST

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