Air India Express along with SpiceJet and Jet Airways is one of the three main targets for Boeing in the country as it promotes its new 737 MAX aircraft, which is scheduled to enter commercial operations in 2017.
“SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Air India Express are the three target customers for the new Boeing 737 MAX planes, which already have 737 engines. “We think this airplane can further enhance (these airlines’) profitability,” said Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice- President (Sales, Asia Pacific and India) of Boeing.
The 737 MAX is the latest aircraft from the US-based manufacturer. It comes with winglets that helps reduce fuel consumption by an additional 1.5%.
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