India’s SpiceJet buys up to 205 Boeing jets


Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet said Friday (13) it would buy up to 205 Boeing planes worth $22 billion (£18 billion) as it seeks to increase its share of the world’s fastest-growing passenger aviation market. SpiceJet, which currently has just 49 planes, said the order would enable it to boost its domestic operations and potentially expand into long-haul international flights. India’s aviation market is growing at double the pace of China’s, as an emerging middle-class takes to the skies. “This is the largest deal for SpiceJet, it’s one of the largest in Indian aviation and is the largest for Boeing in…

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