Jet Airways has announced a new order for 75 737 MAX airliners. The airline announced its first order for 75 737 MAX aircraft in 2015 so this new deal adds 75 more MAXs to its future fleet. The Jet Airways group currently operates a fleet of 120 aircraft, comprising Boeing 777-300 ERs, Next Generation Boeing 737s, Airbus A330-200/300s, ATR 72-500/600s and is set to take direct delivery of its first 737 MAX later this year. It will be the first Indian carrier to operate the type.
Vinay Dube, Chief Executive Officer, Jet Airways commented: “Our new order for the additional 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will allow us to deliver a differentiated and world class customer experience to our guests.
“This additional order reemphasizes our trust and confidence in Boeing and also reaffirms our commitment to operate extremely modern, reliable and fuel-efficient aircraft as part of our fleet. Jet Airways’ partnership with Boeing goes back 25 years ever since the airline was conceived and took to the skies. This order underscores Jet Airways’ commitment to the growth and sustainability of the Indian aviation market”