SpiceJet inducts first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
Friday - October 12, 2018 3:20 pm , Category : BUSINESS
Mumbai Oct 12 (IANS) Budget airlines SpiceJet on Friday said it has inducted its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that forms part of a $22 billion purchase deal signed with the American aircraft manufacturer."SpiceJet had signed a $22 billion deal with Boeing for up to 205 aircraft in 2017 and this is the first aircraft delivery from that order " a company statement said here."These new airplanes will enable us to open new routes and will dramatically reduce noise pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Passengers will benefit from a large number of premium seats and for the first time in India broadband internet on board " SpiceJet Chairman Ajay Singh said in a statement."India is a fast growing market for commercial airplanes and services " said Boeing Senior Vice President (Commercial Sales and Marketing) Ihssane Mounir.