NEW DELHI - Boeing will deliver the
first of the new MAX 737 jets it has agreed to sell Indian
airline SpiceJet in the third quarter of 2018, a
senior Indian executive at the manufacturer said on Friday.
SpiceJet and Boeing announced an agreement for up to 205
planes on Friday, including a firm order for 100 new planes, 55
from a earlier 2014 deal and purchase rights for 55 more jets.
Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president, Asia Pacific & India
Sales at Boeing, told reporters in New Delhi that the first
planes would be with SpiceJet from next year.