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Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 Max aircraft to launch service in India

Akasa Air's order includes two variants from the 737 MAX family, including the 737-8 and the high-capacity 737-8-200, the joint statement by Akasa Air and Boeing mentioned.

Published: 16th November 2021 06:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th November 2021 06:29 PM   |  A+A-

Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing 737 MAX (Photo | AP)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed new airline Akasa Air has ordered 72 '737 Max' aircraft from US-based aerospace company Boeing to launch service in India, a statement said on Tuesday.

"Akasa Air's order includes two variants from the 737 MAX family, including the 737-8 and the high-capacity 737-8-200," the joint statement by Akasa Air and Boeing mentioned.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation had last month given a no-objection certificate (NOC) for the operation of Akasa Air in India.



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