Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
Akasa CEO Vinay Dube and Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Stan Deal at the signing ceremony in Dubai (Photo: Boeing)

New Airline Akasa Air Orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

On Nov. 16, India's Akasa Air made an order for 72 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth over $9 billion at list prices, a transaction that will continue to help the manufacturer reclaim lost ground in one of the world's most promising markets. According to the announcement by Boeing, Akasa Air has purchased two variants of the 737 MAX family, the 737-8 and the high-capacity 737-8-200. The Mumbai-based carrier would begin receiving the jets in mid-2022. The Akasa Air directive came…

Dubai Airshow Recap: Day 3

Boeing came away from a day at the Dubai Airshow with the headline news for the first time on Tuesday as the American aircraft manufacturer inked a deal with Indian startup Akasa Air for 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Valued at nearly $9 billion at list prices, the bill is…