Jet Airways to buy 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
Jet Airways had agreed to buy 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, informed chief executive officer Vinay Dube on October 11, 2017, at a briefing in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
An order for 75 737 MAX 10 jets would be worth as much as $9.3 billion based on list prices, although airlines typically get discounts for large orders, the Reuters informs. The deliveries of the single aisle jets are expected to start in 2018 and a decision on adding an equal number of narrow-body aircraft “will be made over the coming few months”.
Jet Airway is a major Indian international airline based in Mumbai. It operates over 300 flights daily to 68 destinations worldwide. It is the second largest airline in India after IndiGo with an 18.2% passenger market share.