Boeing, Air India Formally Announce Order Agreement for 68 Jets

At a signing ceremony held today at Air India's headquarters, Boeing [NYSE: BA] Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Alan Mulally and Air India Chairman and Managing Director V. Thulasidas formally announced an order agreement for 68 airplanes. The order, placed with Boeing in December 2005, is valued at more than $11 billion at list prices. It is the single largest commercial airplane order in India's civil aviation history. Air India's order consists of 23 777s (top and second from top) -15 777-300ERs (Extended Range) and eight 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliners - and 27 787-8 Dreamliners (bottom). Air India Express, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, will receive 18 Next-Generation 737-800s (second from bottom).

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Ken Mercer
Boeing Commercial Airplane Sales Communications