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'Working closely with SpiceJet on aircraft deliveries': Boeing India head

Latest outlook shows the global forecast is playing out largely as Boeing projected last year, says Salil Gupte.

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Boeing India president Salil Gupte

Aneesh PhadnisArindam Majumder
Boeing bagged last November got an order form Akasa Air for 72 737 MAX aircraft, but it is not a smooth ride entirely for the US planemaker.

It has been unable to deliver 787 aircraft to customers due to production flows. Its main customer in India, SpiceJet, is facing financial challenges. Rival planemaker Airbus has intensified its efforts to  sell A350 aircraft to Indian airlines. Boeing India president Salil Gupte tells Aneesh Phadnis and Arindam Majumder on how the company is dealing with challenges and its plans for growth.

Domestic air traffic has seen a rebound in February and March.

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First Published: Mar 31 2022 | 1:01 PM IST

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