IndiGo signs term sheet for 50 ATR72-600

Domestic market leader IndiGo today announced that it has signed a term sheet with turbo prop manufacturer ATR for 50 ATR72-600 aircraft. The first seven aircraft are expected to join the fleet this financial year and the airline expects to take the fleet to 20 aircraft by end of 2018. The airline would bid for … Continue reading IndiGo signs term sheet for 50 ATR72-600

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Boeing & Embraer roll out the stretched version of their bestselling planes

Boeing rolled out the first 737 MAX 9 aircraft at the Renton, Washington plant on 7thMarch 2017. Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer rolled out the E195-E2, the largest jet in its Regional Jet family, at São José dos Campos on the same day. Both aircraft will undergo extensive tests in the coming year. The 737 MAX … Continue reading Boeing & Embraer roll out the stretched version of their bestselling planes

Air India takes delivery of first A320neo

National Carrier Air India will take delivery of first of the fourteen A320neo aircraft in its fleet with a delivery flight from Toulouse, France today. The airline had signed a deal with Kuwait based lessor ALAFCO to lease 14 Airbus A320neo aircraft. Air India has floated another tender for lease of additional A320neo aircraft and intends … Continue reading Air India takes delivery of first A320neo

Boeing tries to gain a slice of Indian market with Spicejet order

Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in western world but for Ray Conner, Vice Chairman, The Boeing Company, the first of two Friday the 13th of 2017 turned out to be very lucky. Ray along with Ajay Singh, Chairman of Spicejet, announced the total order of 205 B737-8 MAX aircraft (includes 50 options) valued at $22 … Continue reading Boeing tries to gain a slice of Indian market with Spicejet order