New Delhi: Jet Airways is expected to order more than 100 planes from Boeing Co and Airbus at the Paris Airshow in June, a leading aviation consultancy said.
The Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said in a report it understood Jet has already confirmed an order for 50 737-MAX planes together with up to 10 777-300ERS from Boeing.
CAPA said it expected a further order of 50 Airbus A320neo planes to be used by Jet's low-cost unit. A spokeswoman for Jet Airways, which recently agreed to sell a 24 per cent stake to Abu Dhabi's Etihad in a $380 million deal, was not immediately available for a comment.
There has been speculation for months of a 100-plane order by Jet, but so far the deal, which would be worth some $10 billion at list prices, remains unconfirmed....more
09:55 PM, May 09, 2013