Friday, December 01, 2006

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Milestone With 737-800 Delivery

Seattle:The Boeing Company and Air India today celebrated the delivery of the first of 18
Next-Generation 737-800s to Air-India Express, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India. The delivery also marked the first airplane delivered to Air India following the airline's order for 68 Boeing jetliners, the largest commercial airplane order in India's civil aviation history. The order was placed in December 2005 and is valued at more than $11 billion at list prices.
Air India's order comprised 27 787-8 Dreamliners, eight 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliners and 15 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes for Air India; and 18 Next-Generation 737-800s for Air-India Express.
Air India currently operates a Boeing fleet of 11 747-400s, one 747-400 Combi, two 747-300 Combis, four 777-200ERs and seven 737-800s, and also operates 19 Airbus A310-300s. To date, the Next-Generation 737 has logged 574 net orders in 2006.
30/11/06 PR Newswire (press release), US
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