" The A330, a two-decade old design, is getting a makeover with new engines and new wingtips to boost its range and fuel efficiency.A321neo: The second member of Airbus's revamped single-aisle family, the A321neo, will enter service in 2017.
Indian budget airline SpiceJet Ltd is expected to order at least 92 Boeing Co 737 jetliners, as it looks to bolster its presence in the world's fastest growing aerospace market, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.The deal, which would more than double SpiceJet's 40-plane fleet, may be closed within weeks Bloomberg reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the decision.
There are 207 of the double-decker aircraft currently in use around the world, with 112 more orders lined up.That's far below the 1,200 orders Airbus said it expected when the aircraft was introduced in 2005.
The 'Queen of the Skies,' the 747's royal moniker, has been in United's fleet in some iteration for nearly a half century, first flying with the airline in 1970 between California and Hawaii.Twenty-eight years later, its cutting edge has dulled and its fuel-guzzling ways, expensive maintenance and low marks from United's passengers sealed its fate.
plane maker is going to supply another 100 of its 737 Max 8 jets to Indian budget airline SpiceJet, an order Boeing says is worth about $11 billion at list prices.to our partners and to the country of India," Boeing (BA) vice chairman Ray Conner said Friday.
In one of the largest deals in the fast-growing Indian aviation sector, SpiceJet will buy up to 205 new aircraft from Boeing with the order valued at Rs 1,50,000 crore.The multi-billion dollar deal struck after long-drawn discussions will see the airline buying more fuel-efficient 155 Boeing planes, with the delivery slated to start from 2018.