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Air India defers delivery of B777s and B787s, seeks to lease out new B777s

25-Nov-2009 11:15 AM

India’s Minister for Civil Aviation, Praful Patel, reportedly announced Air India has deferred the delivery of three B777-300ER aircraft past 2010 and 27 B787 aircraft past the scheduled delivery period, commencing in Apr-2011 (The Hindu Business Line, 25-Nov-2009). Updated delivery dates were not disclosed. Air India also reportedly plans to lease out three new B777-200LR aircraft.