A-I to receive first Boeing by month-end

National flag carrier Air India will take delivery of the first Boeing B737-800 aircraft in Seattle on November 30, 2006, out of total 68 aircraft order placed with the US-based aircraft manufacturer. 
 
Air India, which was struggling due to shortage of aircraft, will be able to add capacity through acquisition and leasing.The $7.2 billion order was the single largest order given by the airline in its history since it commenced operations in 1953 under the Air Corporations Act. 
 
“The first B737-800 aircraft will reach India on December 5. Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel and Air India executives will be present to receive the aircraft,” an Air India spokesperson said. 

Click for complete article

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: