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Boeing gets Indonesian order for up to 60 jets

Boeing gets Indonesian order for up to 60 jets

Rival Airbus announced on Monday that it has made a deal with Saudi Arabian Airlines to be the first airline to fly the Airbus A330-300 regional jet.



By (AP)

Published: Mon 15 Jun 2015, 2:12 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:45 PM

Le Bourget, France – Boeing has announced a tentative order from Indonesia’s Garuda airline for up to 60 jets at the opening of the Paris Air Show.

The plane-maker said on Monday that Garuda signed a letter of intent to buy up to 30 its popular single-aisle 737 MAX and 30 of Boeing’s 787-9 jets. The 60 jets, if confirmed, would cost $10.8 billion at list prices, though airlines usually negotiate discounts.

Rival Airbus announced on Monday that it has made a deal with Saudi Arabian Airlines to be the first airline to fly the Airbus A330-300 regional jet, redesigned for domestic and regional routes.

Thousands of people streamed into the world’s oldest air show on Monday from throughout the world’s $700 billion aerospace and defense industry. 


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