17-Dec-2009 10:55 AM

Boeing India announces delivery schedule of B787s to Air India and Jet Airways

Boeing India President, Dinesh Keskar, stated Air India is scheduled to take delivery of its first of 27 B787 orders in 2Q2011, while Jet Airways will take delivery of the first of ten B787s in 2014 (Business Standard, 17-Dec-2009). Mr Keskar added Air India has leased seven from 17 B737s acquired from Boeing and is scheduled to take delivery of a further eight B737s in 2010. Boeing India stated the construction of Air India’s JV MRO facility in Nagpur will commence in 2010.