Air India has announced a finalized order for 290 Boeing aircraft at the Paris Air Show. This order is part of a decade-long transformation plan by the TATA Group, Air India’s new owners, which includes the acquisition of 250 Airbus jets and 290 Boeing jets.
The order consists of 190 737 MAXs, 20 787 Dreamliners, and 10 777X jets, with an option to order an additional 50 737 MAXs and 20 787 Dreamliners.
Campbell Wilson, CEO of Air India, stated that these new airplanes will enable the airline to expand its network both domestically and internationally, and will feature a world-class onboard product for passengers to travel in comfort and safety.
The Paris Air Show is a biennial event that showcases the latest developments in the aviation industry. It is one of the largest and most prestigious air shows in the world, attracting major players in the industry, including airlines, aircraft manufacturers, and suppliers. Additionally Indian carrier IndiGo placed a record-breaking order for 500 Airbus jets at this years Paris Air Show.